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MEDICAL ASSISTANT, CERTIFIED - Spine & Pain Mgmt of Raleigh

at Duke University Hospital

Posted: 7/25/2019
Job Reference #: 1347266
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Auto req ID
109500BR

Duke Entity
PRIVATE DIAGNOSTIC CLINICS

Job Code
4261 MEDICAL ASSISTANT, CERTIFIED

Job Description
Spine and Pain Management of Raleigh


Duties
  1. Taking medical histories and recording vital signs
  2. Update and file patient medical records
  3. Answer telephones
  4. Preparing patients for examinations and procedures
  5. Collect and prepare laboratory specimens
  6. Authorize drug refills as directed
  7. Remove sutures/ staples
  8. Schedule appointments
  9. Perform other administrative duties as directed
  10. Perform other clinical functions as delegated and supervised by the physician


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Good customer service skills.
Work requires the ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions generally acquired through a high school education and medical assistant programming.
Heavy lifting and the ability to transport stretcher and wheelchair patients may be required.
Working knowledge of sterile techniques and special procedures that are applicable to work performed.
Working knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administering routine and special treatments to patients.
Working knowledge of sanitation, personal hygiene and basic health and safety precautions applicable for work in a clinic setting.
Working knowledge of infection control procedures and safety precautions.
Age specific competencies.
Daily clinic preparation process; registration, scheduling, charge posting, order entry.
Able to document and communicate pertinent information
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients and clinic staff
Typing skills
Medical terminology
Levels II and III -- Ability to independently seek out resources and work collaboratively


EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS/ PREFERENCES
Level I -- Graduation from accredited Medical Assistant program strongly preferred. High school or GED graduation required.
Level II -- Graduation from a medical assistant program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) strongly preferred.High school or GED graduation required.
Level III -- Graduation from a medical assistant program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) strongly preferred.High school or GED graduation required


EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS/ PREFERENCES
Level I -- No experience required.
Level II -- Must have at least 1 year of clinical experience as a Medical Assistant in a clinical setting.
Level III -- Must have at least 3 years of clinical experience as a Medical Assistant in a clinical setting.
Note: 1 year of experience will be provided for an Associate degree in Medical Assisting.General Ladder Statement: In addition to the education and experience noted, applicants must meet all requirements set forth in the Medical Assistant, Certified (CMA/RMA) Ladder Program document for Levels II and III.


LICENSURE/ CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
Level I -- Certification by AAMA or AMT required. BLS required.
Level II -- Certification by AAMA or AMT required. Certification by AAMA preferred. BLS required.
Level III -- Certification by AAMA or AMT required. Certification by AAMA preferred. BLS required.

Location
Raleigh

Requisition Number
401551640

Position Title
MEDICAL ASSISTANT, CERTIFIED - Spine & Pain Mgmt of Raleigh

Shift
First/Day

Job Family Level
C1

Full Time / Part Time
FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary
Regular

Department Name
Spine and Pain Management of Raleigh

Minimum Qualifications
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex,sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation,creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.
Essential Physical Job Functions:Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education

Level I -- Graduation from accredited Medical Assistant program strongly preferred. High school or GED graduation required.Level II -- Graduation from a medical assistant program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) strongly preferred. High school or GED graduation required.Level III -- Graduation from a medical assistant program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) strongly preferred. High school or GED graduation required.

Experience

Level I -- No experience required.Level II -- Must have at least 1 year of clinical experience as a Medical Assistant in a clinical setting.Level III -- Must have at least 3 years of clinical experience as a Medical Assistant in a clinical setting.Note: 1 year of experience will be provided for an Associate degree in Medical Assisting.General Ladder Statement: In addition to the education and experience noted, applicants must meet all requirements set forth in the Medical Assistant, Certified (CMA/RMA) Ladder Program document for Levels II and III.