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Medical Assistant Apprenticeship, Non-Certified – Interest Requisition

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Job ID: 10671
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Facility/Division: Shared Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description

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UNC Health has recently launched a Medical Assistant Apprenticeship Program (MAAP)! This exciting new entry-level program, approved by Apprenticeship NC, will be an on-the-job training program designed to teach routine administrative and clinical Medical Assisting skills in the outpatient clinic setting. Our Medical Assistant Apprentice will provide support to providers and other health care team members.

We will be hiring Medical Assistant Apprentices with the following UNC Health entities:

  • UNC Physicians Network
  • UNC Faculty Physicians with UNC Medical Center

Our Medical Assistant Apprenticeship Program (MAAP) will have Apprentice opportunities in the following regional areas:

UNC Physicians Network

  • UNC Urgent Care at West Rockingham (Mayodan/Eden)
  • UNC Primary Care at Clayton
  • UNC Internal Medicine at Weaver Crossing (Chapel Hill)
  • UNC Family Medicine at Blue Ridge (Raleigh)
  • UNC Family Medicine and Pediatrics at Panther Creek (Cary)
  • UNC Family Medicine at Kinston
  • UNC Family Medicine and Pediatrics at Holly Springs
  • UNC Family Medicine at Poyner Place

UNC Faculty Physicians with UNC Medical Center

  • Psych at Vilcom location, Chapel Hill.
  • GI at Eastowne
  • Dermatology at Southern Village
  • Dermatology at Hillsborough
  • Oncology Head and Neck at UNC Hospital
  • Orthopaedics at Panther Creek, Morrisville
  • Orthopaedics at Farrington and ACC, Chapel Hill


*Important Note: This is an interest requisition only. The above listed regional areas may not all currently have Apprentice positions open/available at this time, however we anticipate that they will each open in the near future. We request that if you are interested in this program and working as an Apprentice in one of the above listed regional areas, please select “Apply Now” submit your interest. This will inform our hiring team of those interested to work as an Apprentice in that specific area. We encourage all those interested in this program to also sign up for job alerts. Job alerts are based upon your job search filters and criteria set (entity, location, keywords), you can the sign up for job alerts by selecting the “Set Up Job Alerts” button on the left side of the “Search Jobs” page. Job alerts will notify you via email automatically when a new job opens up that matches your filters and job search criteria.


The Medical Assistant Apprentice will work under the supervision of an assigned journeymen, and under the general direction of the designated manager/supervisor.

Learn more details on the program overview, eligibility, commitments, about our Medical apprenticeship program here:https://jobs.unchealthcare.org/pages/medical-assistant-apprenticeship-program-maap

If hired, the Apprentice/Employee must meet all terms of MAAP commitment agreement.

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Performs rooming and/or intake process including vital signs, height, weight, and data collection related to patient’s reason for visit.
  2. Collects patient and family data, including medical and social history. Reviews patient’s current medication list, allergies and preferred pharmacy.
  3. Assists the provider as directed, during treatments, examinations and procedures. Collects specimens and performs phlebotomy. Administers medications under designated manager / supervisor.
  4. Performs tests, for example EKG, eye exams, under designated manager / supervisor. Reviews the patient record to determine whether patient requires any routine health screenings.
  5. Ensures exam/procedure room contains appropriate supplies, equipment, forms and educational materials are available and ready for use during visit/procedure. Prepares, cleans, stocks and maintains exam and treatment rooms. Cleans and sterilizes instruments.
  6. Provides patient with after-visit, follow-up, self-care or procedural instructions and/or educational materials as directed.
  7. Assists with patient registration, check in/check out, appointment scheduling, and scheduling of tests and treatments. Answers clinic telephone and assists in-basket under designated manager/supervisor.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or general education degree.
  • Will be required to obtain Basic Life Support Certification from American Heart Association as part of the MAAP.
  • Health care experience preferred but not required.
  • 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.


If you have questions regarding your application for the MAAP, please email Sr. Recruiter Bethany Case, at [email protected]. If you have questions regarding the Medical Assistant Apprenticeship Program host locations with UNC Physicians Network, please email Phyllis Graham at [email protected]. If you have questions regarding the Medical Assistant Apprenticeship Program host locations with UNC Medical Center please email Cynthia Hardin at [email protected].

This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Health Care System, in a department that provides shared services to operations across UNC Health Care. This is not a State employed position.
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