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MEDICAL ASSISTANT II CERTIFIED - UNC RESPIRATORY DIAGNOSTIC CENTER

Job ID: MED003JO
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Facility/Division: UNC FACULTY PHYSICIANS
Status: Full-time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description

Description

This Certified Medical Assistant will be working in an outdoor COVID screening center. Hours of operation are M-F 8:00a-4:30p, with some Saturdays from 8a-12p. Our testing area consists of a registration drive thru tent, a swabbing drive thru tent, and a care and treat area with 4 exam rooms where patients can receive a limited exam. Duties will vary as staff are cross trained to all areas.  Duties will include but not limited to,

  • Registering patients and printing registration and laboratory labels

  • Perform nasopharyngeal swabbing

  • Performing EKG’s, drawing labs, urine collection and POC glucose testing

  • Entering Lab orders

  • Scheduling patients

     

    Applicants must be able to work in a fast paced, team oriented environment.  Staff will be provided the appropriate PPE depending on their assigned area.

 


Qualifications

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 is a State position employed by UNC Health Care System.
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