Join our Talent Network

*Important Notice:

Applying for Jobs:

Thank you for your continued interest in career opportunities with UNC Health! Please note the following:

Discovery Teammate Referral Program:

**This referral program is applicable to teammates within UNC Health's core facilities and divisions. This includes UNC Health Caldwell, UNC Health Chatham, UNC Health Alliance, UNC Hospitals (UNC Medical Center, UNC Hillsborough, and UNC Faculty Physicians), UNC Health Johnston, UNC Physicians Network, UNC Health Rex, UNC Rex Holly Springs, UNC Health Rockingham, and Shared Services.**

Current teammates, looking to refer someone? Check out our Teammate Referral Program to earn extra cash!

Current teammates, please ensure that you submit your candidate in our system, before they apply. For teammate referral guidelines and eligibility, click here.

Medical Assistant Certified

This job posting is no longer active.

Job ID: 59895
Location: Hendersonville, NC
Facility/Division: Pardee UNC Health Care
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

Did you know UNC Health has Ranked #2 Most Trusted Healthcare Brand in the U.S.? The UNC Health brand was ranked as the #4 healthcare brand in the United States overall and the #2 most trusted healthcare brand, just after Johns Hopkins and before Mass General. Join our One-Great-Team!

Job Description


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.

The Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) in Day Surgery works under the direction and supervision of a licensed nurse. They are responsible for administering patient care and performing any other duties deemed necessary to assure optimal patient care. Will also aide in blood and specimen collection related to the pre-surgical patient. Will perform lab draws and specimen collection for patients of the laboratory. May have routine interaction and working relationships with patients, family members, providers, and other clinic and hospital employees.

• Assumes direct patient care responsibilities as assigned by a licensed nurse. Assist all healthcare providers with routine examinations and procedures, as well as procurement of equipment and supplies during emergency situations. Demonstrates professionalism and flexibility necessary to function in the healthcare environment. Inventories lab and clinical supplies, orders, and restocks supplies as needed.
• Demonstrates active listening and provides emotional support to patients and families. Aids patients in reality orientation, provides informal support to patients/families, and provides assistance with potential aggressive patients. Ensure that emotional and safety needs of patients are met.
• Provides assistance to patients and their families during admission, transfers and discharge of patients. Anticipates patient’s needs. Assist in maintaining the patient environment. Respects and provides patient confidentiality. Assist other staff in completion of their duties. Seeks guidance as needed.
• Demonstrates proper performance of skills reflected and validated by the unit specific orientation/skills checklist. Uses standard precautions and principles of infection control, including collection and accurate preparation of specimens and completely performs lab tests in preparation for surgical procedures, including Covid screening if indicated. Assists with calling and scheduling screening exams to ensure timely results prior to surgery. Adheres to medical waste disposal policies and procedure and adheres to infection control, disinfection and sterilization policies and procedures
• Observes, collects, and documents patient information obtained while providing care and promptly report significant changes in the patient's condition to a registered nurse.


Other information:

• Current Medical Assistant Certification (AAMA CMA, AMT RMA, NHA CCMA or NCCT NCMA) required
• Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
• Two (2) years of experience working as a CMA in a clinical setting

Job Details

Legal Employer: Pardee - HCHC

Entity: Pardee UNC Health Care

Organization Unit: O/P Surgery

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: PARDEEHOSP

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: Not Applicable

Recent Job Searches
Recently Viewed Jobs

Diversity Statement

UNC Health and the UNC School of Medicine are committed to valuing all people throughout our organization, regardless of background, lifestyle, and culture. A diverse and inclusive work environment for staff and culturally appropriate care for our patients, are essential to fulfilling our UNC Health vision of improving the health of all North Carolinians.

Equal Employment Opportunity

UNC Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, status as a protected veteran or political affiliation.

All interested applicants are invited to apply for career opportunities. Please refer to our Employment Application Accessibility page if you need a reasonable accommodation to search and/or to apply for a career opportunity.

To verify employment eligibility, UNC Health is committed to Form I-9 and the E-Verify process.

Learn further E-Verify details in E-Verify (English) or E-Verify (Spanish).

UNC Health supports your right to work. View the Right of Work Statement (English) or Right of Work Statement (Spanish).

View the KNOW YOUR RIGHTS (English) or the KNOW YOUR RIGHTS (Spanish)posters.

View the PAY TRANSPARENCY (English) or the PAY TRANSPARENCY (Spanish)Nondiscrimination provision posters.

View the Federal Workplace poster. View our EEO/AA Policy Statement.