Certified Medical Assistant - Cancer Center 2-2 Breast/Gyn Durham, NC
Duke University Health System
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Internal Number: 231027
Duke University Hospital
Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the best in the United States and is known around the world for its outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University Hospital has 1,048 licensed inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 65 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; a separate hospital outpatient surgical department with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. For 2021-2022, U.S. News and World Report ranked Duke University Hospital nationally in 11 adult specialties: cancer, cardiology & heart surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, ear, nose & throat, gastroenterology & GI surgery, gynecology, neurology & neurosurgery, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology & lung surgery, and urology. Duke University Hospital is also ranked first in North Carolina and first in the Raleigh-Durham area.
In addition to its hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty clinics and outpatient surgery centers.
Duke Nursing Highlights:
Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet organization
Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognized each year as North Carolina's Great 100 Nurses.
Duke University Health System was awarded the American Board of Nursing Specialties Award for Nursing Certification Advocacy for being strong advocates of specialty nursing certification.
Duke University Health System has 6000 + registered nurses
Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!
Relocation Assistance (based on eligibility)
Occ Summary Work PerformedN/AKnowledge, Skills an d AbilitiesLevel CharacteristicsWorking knowledge of procedures and tech niques involved inHeavy lifting and the ability to transport stretcher a nd wheelchairperformed.Working knowledge of sanitation, personal hygiene and basic health andpatients may be required.informationGood customer s ervice skills.Age specific competencies.Working knowledge of sterile tec hniques and special procedures that aresafety precautionsAbility to esta blish and maintain effective working relationships withapplicable to wor ktreatments to patients.work collaborativelypatients and clinic staffins tructions generally acquiredMedical terminologyTyping skillsthrough a hi gh school education and medical assistant programming.Work requires the ability to understand and follow oral and writtenposting, order entry. A ble toLevels II and III -- Ability to independently seek out resources a ndDaily clinic preparation process; registration, scheduling, chargeappl icable for work in a clinic setting. Working knowledge of infectionsafet y precautions.document and communicate pertinentcontrol procedures andpa tient record.treatment procedures tosupervised by the physician.The CMA takes medical histories and recordsvital signs, explainsThe CMA greets patients, answers telephones, schedules appointments toinclude arriveCom mission and falls and/orparticipate in clinic committees.performs routin eprocessing, high level disinfection and sterilization of medicalspecimens, performing basiclaboratory test in the clinic/office, taking electro cardiograms,removing sutures/ staples, changingsterile and non-sterile d ressings, promoting patient/familycontaminated supplies, instrumentinter disciplinary healthcareinstruments,telephoningteam in providing direct patient care. The Medical Assistant, Certifiedpatients and ensure theexa mination and procedures, collecting and preparing laboratoryprescription s to a pharmacy, preparing and administering medications asfunctions as delegated andappointments in MaestroCare, checkout patients, and referra lscheduling; arranges for hospitaladministrative duties as directed.pati ents, and prepares patients for examinations and procedures.understandin g of the educational contentand authorizing drug refills as directed. Pe rforms other clinicaladmissions and laboratory services, updates and fil es patient medicalclinic/office runs smoothly.directed by a physician,an d forms. Performs othercollections on accountand nursing staff duringrecords, fills out insurancemedical practice that assistmedical and/or nurs ing staff in the examination and treatment ofMay be requested to be a li aison for clinic activities such as Jointbalances; correspondence, and o rdering clinical and clerical suppliesOther clinical support responsibil ities include disposing ofadministrative and patient care supportive dut ies in a Health SystemClinical responsibilities:Administrative responsib ilities:The Medical Assistant, Certified functions as an integral member of thePatient care support responsibilities may include assisting the m edicalforms, handles billing, bookkeeping to include receiving copays an dand his/her involvement in the plan of care, and documenting in theadmi nistering routineand special
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.
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 clinicalsetting. 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.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Level I -- Certification by AAMA, AMT, NHA-CCMA, NCMA or ARMA required. BLS required. Level II -- Certification by AAMA, AMT, NHA-CCMA, NCMA or ARMA required. BLS required. Level III -- Certification by AAMA, AMT, NHA-CCMA, NCMA or ARMA required. BLS required.
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