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Job ID: 25911
Location: Blowing Rock, NC
Facility/Division: Caldwell Memorial Hospital
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job
Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.
We are seeking a Medical Assistant Trainee, but will also consider a Medical Assistant I, Certified with the appropriate MA Certification. To be considered for an Medical Assistant I, Certified role, you must have a high school diploma or GED or be within the final semester of a Medical Assisting Program. You must have an active MA 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). Prior Medical Assistant experience is preferred, but not required.
Summary: 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, or who is within their final semester of an accredited medical assisting program. 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.
● Requires high school diploma or GED or within the final semester of a Medical Assisting Program
● Must obtain their Medical Assistant credentials within 18 months of hire
Professional Experience Requirements:
● Six months clinical experience required unless current student within final semester or graduate of an accredited medical assisting program.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
Legal Employer: NCHEALTH
Entity: Caldwell Memorial Hospital
Organization Unit: BR Patient Revenue Blowing Ro
Work Type: Full Time
Standard Hours Per Week: 36.00
Work Schedule: Day Job
Location of Job: US:NC:Blowing Rock
Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No
The UNC Health System and the UNC School of Medicine are committed to valuing all people throughout our organization, regardless of background, lifestyle, and culture. A diverse and inclusive work environment for staff and culturally appropriate care for our patients, are essential to fulfilling our UNC Health vision of improving the health of all North Carolinians.
UNC Health is an equal opportunity employer. As such, UNC Health offers equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or political affiliation.