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Durham Medical Center seeks to hire aCertified Medical Assistantwho will embrace our mission ofAdvancing Health Together!
Summary The Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) functions as an integral member of the interdisciplinary healthcare team in providing direct patient care. The CMA performs routine administrative and patient care supportive duties in a Health System medical practice, they assist medical and/or nursing staff in the examination and treatment of patients and ensure the clinic/office runs smoothly. Job Duties
Take medical histories and records vital signs, explains treatment procedures to patients, and prepares patients for examinations and procedures.
Assists the medical and nursing staff during examination and procedures such as collecting and preparing laboratory specimens, performing basic laboratory test in the clinic/office, taking electrocardiograms, removing sutures/staples, changing sterile and non-sterile dressings.
Promotes patient/family understanding of the educational content and his/her involvement in the plan of care.
Documents thoroughly and accurately in the patient record.
Performs other clinical support responsibilities including but not limited to; disposing of contaminated supplies, instrument processing, high level disinfection and sterilization of medical instruments, telephoning prescriptions to a pharmacy, preparing and administering medications as directed by a physician, and authorizing drug refills as directed.
Performs other clinical functions as delegated and supervised by the physician.
Performs administrative responsibilities including but not limited to; greeting patients, answering telephones, scheduling appointments, checking out patients, referral scheduling, arranging for hospital admissions and laboratory services, updating and filing patient medical records, filling out insurance forms, handling billing and bookkeeping which include receiving copays and collections on account balances and ordering clinical and clerical supplies.
Performs other administrative duties as directed.
May be requested to be a liaison for clinic activities such as Joint Commission and falls and/or participate in clinic committees.
High School Diploma, GED or equivalent is required
Graduation from the following (depending on CMA Level) is strongly preferred
CMA I - An accredited Medical Assistant program
CMA II or CMA III - 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)
The following years of experience is required based on the CMA level (Note: 1 year of experience will be provided for an Associate degree in Medical Assisting):
CMA I - no experience required
CMA II - Must have at least 1 year of clinical experience as a Medical Assistant in a clinical setting.
CMA III -- Must have at least 3 years of clinical experience as a Medical Assistant in a clinical setting.
Certification by AAMA, AMT, NHA-CCMA, NCMA or ARMA is required
BLS Certification is required.
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