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MEDICAL ASSISTANT II CERTIFIED - UNC FAMILY MEDICINE AT HILLSBOROUGH

Job ID: MED003HJ
Location: Hillsborough, NC
Facility/Division: PHYSICIANS NETWORK
Status: Full-time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description

Description

The Medical Assistant II Certified provides routine clinical and administrative support to providers and other health care team members in an outpatient clinic setting. Works under the clinical supervision of the provider for patient care activities, and under the general direction of the designated manager/supervisor.

Days: Monday - Friday 
Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Description of Job 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.

16. Additional Essential Responsibilities of a Credentialed Medical Assistant II may include: -Precepts new medical assistant/credentialed medical assistant hires and medical assistant externs.  Trains other medical assistants in clinic procedures. Assists the physician with maintaining preventive health measures for a panel of patients.-Performs clinic based quality or safety role (ex. clinic safety coordinator, maintains immunization or medication registry, performs medication, or other required audits). Manages clinic supply ordering

Qualifications

Education and Experience Requirements:


Requires high school diploma or equivalent. 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.

Possess at least one year of full-time experience as a Medical Assistant Certified. Demonstrate possession of the competencies outlined in the Certified Medical Assistant Advancement Worksheet through their application and interview.

Requires Medical Assistant certification by either the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), American Medical Technologists (AMT), National Healthcareer Association (CCMA) or National Center for Competency Testing (NCMA).

Prefer candidates with current Basic Life Support Certification from American Heart Association at the time of hire. If selected candidate does not possess BLS, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire.

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.
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