Certified Medical Assistant - Cancer Center 5-1 Urology Procedural Durham, NC
Duke University Health System
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Internal Number: 238726
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Pursue your passion for caring with Duke University Hospital in Durham, North Carolina, which is consistently ranked among the best in the United States and is the number one hospital in North Carolina, according to U.S. News and World Report for 2023-2024. Duke University Hospital is the largest of Duke Health's three hospitals and features 1048 patient beds, 65 operating rooms, as well as comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center, an endo-surgery center, and more.
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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
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Occ Summary Work PerformedN/AKnowledge, Ski llsand AbilitiesLevel CharacteristicsWorking knowledge of procedures and techniques involved inadministering routine and specialHeavy lifting an dtheability to transport stretcher and wheelchairperformed.Working knowl edge of sanitation, personal hygiene and basic health andpatients may be required.informationGood customer service skills.Age specific competenci es.Working knowledge of sterile techniques and special procedures that a resafety precautionsAbility to establish and maintain effective workingr elationships withapplicable to worktreatments to patients.work collabora tivelypatients and clinic staffinstructions generally acquiredMedical te rminologyTyping skillsthrough a high school education and medical assist ant programming.Work requires the ability to understand and follow orala nd writtenposting, order entry. Able toLevels II and III -- Ability toin dependently seek out resources andDaily clinic preparation process; regi stration, scheduling, chargeapplicable for work in a clinic setting.Work ing knowledge of infectionsafety precautions.document and communicateper tinentcontrol procedures andpatient record.treatment procedures tosuperv ised by thephysician.The CMA takes medical histories and records vital s igns, explainsThe CMA greets patients, answers telephones, schedulesappo intments toinclude arriveCommission and falls and/orparticipate inclinic committees.performs routineprocessing, high level disinfection andsteri lization of medicalspecimens, performing basiclaboratory test intheclini c/office, taking electrocardiograms,removing sutures/ staples,changingst erile and non-sterile dressings, promoting patient/familycontaminated su pplies, instrumentinterdisciplinary healthcareinstruments, telephoningte am in providing direct patient care. The Medical Assistant, Certifiedpat ients and ensure theexamination and procedures, collecting andpreparing laboratoryprescriptions to a pharmacy, preparing and administeringmedica tions asfunctions as delegated andappointments in MaestroCare, chive dut ies as directed.patients, and prepares patients for examinationseckout p atients, and referralscheduling;arranges for hospitaladministratand proc edures.understanding of the educational contentand authorizing drug refi lls as directed. Performs other clinicaladmissions and laboratory servic es, updates and files patient medicalclinic/office runs smoothly.directe d by a physician,and forms. Performs othercollections on accountand nurs ing staff duringrecords, fills out insurancemedical practice that assist medical and/or nursing staff in the examination and treatment ofMay be r equested to be a liaison for clinic activities such as Jointbalances; co rrespondence, and ordering clinical and clerical suppliesOther clinical support responsibilities include disposing ofClinical responsibilities:A dministrative responsibilities:The Medical Assistant, Certifiedfunctions as an integral member of thePatient care support responsibilities mayi nclude assisting the medicalforms, handles billing, bookkeepingto includ e receiving copays andand his/her involvement in the plan of care, and d ocumenting in theadministrative and patientcare supportive duties in a H ealth System
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 assistantprogram 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 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.
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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