MEDICAL ASSISTANT, CERTIFIED

    Duke University
    Durham, NC
    Full-time, Part-time
    Similar jobs pay $21.75 - $32.00

    Job Description

    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 957 inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 51 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; an Ambulatory Surgery Center with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. In fiscal year 2018, Duke University Hospital admitted 42,916 patients and had 1,085,740 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.

    U.S News & World Report named Duke University Hospital #1 in North Carolina and #1 in the Raleigh-Durham area in 2018-19.

    Duke University Hospital is ranked in the top 20 nationally for seven adult specialties, including cardiology and heart surgery, nephrology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology, rheumatology, and urology.

    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 recognizedeach 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!
    Occ Summary Work PerformedN/AKnowledge, Skills and AbilitiesPerform other related duties incidental to the wor k described herein.Level Characteristicspatients.Assist in the developme nt and implementation of general policies andSUPERVISIONEvaluate nursing care with emphasis onnursing procedures and patientAssist physicians a nd other nursing personnel in the performance ofAssist in the training o f new employees.nursing care techniques asappraisal of effectiveness ofvarious diagnostic procedures.Administer medications as prescribed by phy sician and employ specialrequired; administer intravenous medications an d fluids as directed;Assist with control of material resources and maint enance; assist inresponses; assist in themaintain required records.the f ormulation of new policies.material and equipment and report any equipme nt malfunctions to chargedelivery of nursing care and selection of nursi ng priorities.procedures to provide for theemotional and physical comfor t and safety of patients; participate inAssume responsibility for direct nursing care ofassigned patients underthe supervision of thechargenurse ; administer medications and special nursing care techniquesprescribed f or assignedProvide individualized nursing care to patients under the dir ection ofthe charge nurse to includeassisting with preparation of the nu rsing care plan for assignedpatients from verbal report, kardexchart and other patient records.nurse. Participate in in-service education programs and other conferences within the service.ANTHESIOLOGYCARDIOLOGYDERMAT OLOGYRENAL DIALYSISGENERAL MEDICINEGENERAL SURGERYNEUROLOGYOB-GYNONCOLOG YOPHTHALMOLGYORAL SURGERYORTHOPEDICSPEDIATRICSPSYCHIATRYRADIOLOGYGERONTO LOGYINTENSIVE CARE

    Minimum Qualifications

    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 accreditedby 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.

    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.

    Duke 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 essentialjob 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.

    Nearest Major Market: Durham
    Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh

    Posting ID: 556640276Posted: 2020-05-21