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MEDICAL ASSISTANT TRAINEE - WESTPOINTE MEDICAL PRACTICE

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Job ID: MED003P0
Location: Lenoir, NC
Facility/Division: CALDWELL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
Status: Full-time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description

Description

This is an entry level position for a medical assistant, who has graduated from an accredited medical assisting program, but who has not yet taken a credentialing exam. This also is a transitional position for a person with clinical experience to gain medical assisting experience and become credentialed.

The medical assistant trainee 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.

Performs rooming and/or intake process, collecting and data, including vital signs, height, weight, and data related to patient’s reason for visit. Collects patient and family data, including medical and social history.

Assists the provider as directed, during treatments, examinations and procedures.

Collects specimens and performs phlebotomy.

Provides patient with after-visit, follow-up, self-care or procedural instructions and/or educational materials as directed.

Prepares, cleans, stocks and maintains exam and treatment rooms.

Assists with patient registration, check in/check out, appointment scheduling, and scheduling of tests and treatments, and referrals.

Qualifications

Requires High School Diploma or GED. Must obtain their Medical Assistant credentials within 18 months of hire. Requires one year of experience in a clinical field.

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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