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Medical Assistant I Certified - Internal Medicine at Twin Forks

Company: UNC Health Care
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Description UNC Internal Medicine at Twin Forks is looking for a Certified Medical Assistant to join their team! Our team considers medicine their calling in life and work to assist each patient with the detection, treatment, and prevention of illness. For this role we are looking for a candidate that has strong communication skills, the ability to multi-task, and is great team player. -**Medical Assistants for this position are eligible for our Medical Assistant, Certified commitment incentive program ($5,000 paid over a 3 year commitment.) Learn more here: - Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.Summary:The Medical Assistant I, Certified provides routine clinical and administrative support to providers and other health care team members in an outpatient clinic setting. The Medical Assistant I, Certified works under the clinical supervision of the provider for patient care activities, and under the general direction of the designated manager/supervisor for non-clinical responsibilities.
Responsibilities:1. Performs rooming and/or intake process, collecting and data, including vital signs, height, weight, and data related to patient's reason for visit.2. Collects patient and family data, including medical and social history.3. Reviews patient's current medication list, allergies and preferred pharmacy.4. Assists the provider as directed, during treatments, examinations and procedures.5. Collects specimens and performs phlebotomy.6. Administers medications under the direction of a provider.7. Performs tests, for examples EKG, eye exams, under the direction of a provider.8. Reviews the patient record to determine whether patient requires any routine health screenings.9. Ensures exam/procedure room contains appropriate supplies, equipment, forms and educational materials are available and ready for use during visit/procedure.10. Provides patient with after-visit, follow-up, self-care or procedural instructions and/or educational materials as directed.11. Prepares, cleans, stocks and maintains exam and treatment rooms.12. Cleans and sterilizes instruments.13. Assists with patient registration, check in/check out, appointment scheduling, and scheduling of tests and treatments, and referrals.14. Answers clinic telephone and assists in-basket under the direction of a provider or nurse.15. Assists in emergency situations as directed by a provider or nurse.
Other InformationOther information:Education Requirements:--- None required as long as other position qualifications are met.--- Completion of a Medical Assisting program accredited by either the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or the Accreditation Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) is strongly preferred but not required.Licensure/Certification Requirements:--- Requires Medical Assistant certification by either the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), American Medical Technologists (AMT), National Health Career Association (CCMA), National Association of Health Professionals (NRCMA), or National Center for Competency Testing (NCMA).--- Basic Life Support Certification from American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross (ARC) required.Professional Experience Requirements:--- Prior medical assistant or medical assistant externship experience preferred.Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:--- Ability to perform the essential functions of the position as outlined above.--- Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills.--- Demonstrated ability to engage positively with patients and families and to work as a team with staff and providers.--- Ability to use a computer to document required information into the electronic medical record.
Job DetailsLegal Employer: NCHEALTHEntity: UNC Physicians Network
Organization Unit: UNC Health Int Med-Twin Forks Work Type: Full Time
Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00
Salary Range: -$17.50 - $24.63 per hour (Hiring Range)Pay offers are determined by experience and internal equity
Work Assignment Type: OnsiteWork Schedule: Day Job
Location of Job: US:NC:RaleighExempt From Overtime: Exempt: No
This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Heath Care System. This is not a State employed position.

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.UNC Health makes reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as applicants and employees with disabilities. All interested applicants are invited to apply for career opportunities. Please email applicant.accommodations@unchealth.unc.edu if you need a reasonable accommodation to search and/or to apply for a career opportunity.

Keywords: UNC Health Care, Raleigh , Medical Assistant I Certified - Internal Medicine at Twin Forks, Healthcare , Raleigh, North Carolina

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