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MEDICAL ASSISTANT I CERTIFIED - UNCPN WAKEFIELD FAMILY PRACTICE

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Job ID: MED003NF
Location: Raleigh, NC
Facility/Division: PHYSICIANS NETWORK
Status: Full-time
Shift: Day Job

Joining UNC Health Care system means you’ll become part of an inclusive organization with a mission to improve the health and well-being of the diverse communities we serve.

Job Description

Description

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


About our clinic:


Our Family and Internal Medicine Clinic has 10 providers, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Registered Dietitian and numerous support staff. We perform minor procedures including Nexplanon insertion and removal.

We are conveniently located just outside of Raleigh and offer free onsite parking. Clinic days/hours: 7:30am – 5:00pm Monday to Friday (subject to change based upon patient need). We offer our staff traditional full time schedules. 


We seek a passionate, professional, career oriented individual with good work ethic, punctuality and attendance. The successful candidate has a positive attitude, zest for learning, and embraces working as a team. 


Job Duties:


1. Performs rooming and/or intake process, collecting data which includes reason for visit, vital signs, height, weight, etc. Collects patient and family data, including medical and social history.

2. Reviews patient’s current medication list, allergies and preferred pharmacy. 

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

4. Collects specimens and performs phlebotomy.

5. Administers medications under the direction of a provider.

6. Performs tests, for examples EKG, eye exams, under the direction of a provider.

7. Reviews the patient record to determine whether patient requires any routine health screenings.

8. Ensures exam/procedure room contains appropriate supplies, equipment, forms and educational materials are available and ready for use during visit/procedure.

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

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

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

12. Answers clinic telephone and assists in-basket under the direction of a provider or nurse.

13. Assists in emergency situations as directed by a provider or nurse.

14. Perform data collection and patient outreach to meet quality metric goals.

15. May have to travel to other UNCPN practices or Respiratory Diagnostic Centers to cover staffing needs. 


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.

Prior medical assistant or medical assistant externship experience preferred.

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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