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Medical Assistant II Certified - UNCH Adult Surgical Oncology Clinic

Job ID: 6766
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Facility/Division: UNC Medical Center
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description

Description

Become part of an inclusive organization with over 30,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

Summary:
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.


Responsibilities:
1. Performs rooming  , collecting data, including vital signs, height, weight, pain and primary issues/concerns related to the scheduled patient 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 ( including pelvic exams, biopsy collection, laser procedures and other supportive interventions).
5. Collects specimens and performs phlebotomy.
6. Administers medications under the direction of a provider.
7. Orders tests, for examples EKGs under the direction of a provider and standing order sets.
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. Assists with patient registration, check in/check out, appointment scheduling, and scheduling of tests and treatments, and referrals.
13. Responds to patient in-basket messages under the direction of a provider or nurse.1

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

15. Additional Essential Responsibilities of a Credentialed Medical Assistant II may include:

        Precepting new medical assistant hires and medical assistant externs

      Training other medical assistants in clinic procedures

        Assisting the physician with maintaining preventive health measures for a panel of patients.

        Performing/participating in clinic based quality improvement projects and safety audits. (Ex. clinic safety coordinator)

          Managing clinic supply ordering

Other Information

Other information:
Education Requirements:
● Requires high school diploma or GED.
● 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.
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
● Requires Medical Assistant certification by either the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), American Medical Technologists (AMT), National Health Career Association (CCMA), National Association of Health Professionals (NRCMA), 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.
Professional Experience Requirements:
● Possess at least one year of full-time experience as a Credentialed Medical Assistant.
● Demonstrate possession of the competencies outlined in the Credentialed Medical Assistant Advancement Worksheet through their application and interview.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
● Ability to perform the essential functions of the position as outlined above.
● Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills.
● Demonstrated ability to engage positively with patients and families and to work as a team with staff and providers.
● Ability to use a computer to document required information into the electronic medical record.


Job Details

Legal Employer: STATE

Entity: UNC Medical Center

Organization Unit: UNCH Gyn Onc Clinic 

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: US:NC:Chapel Hill

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No



This is a State position employed by UNC Health Care System.
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