Certified Medical Assistant - Cancer Center Outpatient GI/Medical Oncology
Duke University Health System
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Internal Number: 157688
Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the best in the United States and is known around the world for its outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University Hospital has 957 inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 51 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; an Ambulatory Surgery Center with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. In fiscal year 2018, Duke University Hospital admitted 42,916 patients and had 1,085,740 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.
U.S News & World Report named Duke University Hospital #1 in North Carolina and #1 in the Raleigh-Durham area in 2018-19.
Duke University Hospital is ranked in the top 20 nationally for seven adult specialties, including cardiology and heart surgery, nephrology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology, rheumatology, and urology.
In addition to its hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty clinics and outpatient surgery centers.
Duke Nursing Highlights:
Duke University Health System is designated as a MagnetÂ® organization
Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognized each year as North Carolinaâ€™s Great 100 Nurses.
Duke University Health System was awarded the American Board of Nursing Specialties Award for Nursing Certification Advocacy for being strong advocates of specialty nursing certification.
Duke University Health System has 6000 + registered nurses
Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!
Occ Summary Work PerformedN/AKnowledge, Skills an d AbilitiesLevel CharacteristicsWorking knowledge of procedures and tech niques involved inadministering routine and specialHeavy lifting and the ability to transport stretcher andwheelchairperformed.Working knowledg e of sanitation, personal hygiene and basic health andpatients may be re quired.informationGood customer service skills.Age specific competencies .Working knowledge of sterile techniques and special procedures that are safety precautionsAbility to establish and maintain effective working re lationships withprecautions.applicable to worktreatments to patients.wor k collaborativelypatients and clinic staffinstructions generally acquire dMedical terminologyTyping skillsthrough a high school education and med ical assistant programming.Work requires the ability to understand and f ollow oral and writtenposting, order entry. Able toLevels II and III -- Ability to independently seek out resources andDaily clinic preparationprocess; registration, scheduling, chargeapplicable for work in a clinic setting. Working knowledge of infectiondocument and communicate pertine ntpatient record.treatment procedures tosupervised by the physician.The CMA takes medical histories and records vital signs, explainsThe CMA gre ets patients, answers telephones, schedules appointments toinclude arriv eCommission and falls and/orparticipate in clinic committees.performs ro utineprocessing, high level disinfection and sterilization of medicalspe cimens, performing basiclaboratory test in the clinic/office, taking ele ctrocardiograms,removing sutures/ staples, changingsterile and non-steri le dressings, promoting patient/familycontaminated supplies, instrumenti nterdisciplinary healthcareinstruments, telephoningteam in providing dir ect patient care. The Medical Assistant, Certifiedpatients and ensure th eexamination and procedures, collecting and preparing laboratoryprescrip tions to a pharmacy, preparing and administering medications asfunctionsas delegated andappointments in MaestroCare, checkout patients, and ref erralscheduling; arranges for hospitaladministrative duties as directed. patients, and prepares patients for examinations and procedures.understa nding of the educational contentand authorizing drug refills as directed . Performs other clinicaladmissions and laboratory services, updates and files patient medicalclinic/office runs smoothly.directed by a physicia n,and forms. Performs othercollections on accountand nursing staff durin grecords, fills out insuranceMay be requested to be a liaison for clinic activities such as Jointmedical practice that assistbalances; correspon dence, and ordering clinical and clerical suppliesOther clinical support responsibilities include disposing ofadministrative and patient care su pportive duties in a Health SystemClinical responsibilities:Administrati ve responsibilities:The Medical Assistant, Certified functions as an int egral member of thePatient care support responsibilities may includeass isting the medicalforms, handles billing, bookkeeping to include receivi ng copays andand his/her involvement in the plan of care, and documentin g in themedical and/or nursingstaff in the examination and treatment ofc ontrol procedures and safety
Level I -- Graduation from accredited Medical Assistant program strongly preferred. High school or GED graduation required. Level II -- Graduation from a medical assistant program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) strongly preferred. High school or GED graduation required. Level III -- Graduation from a medical assistant program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) strongly preferred. High school or GED graduation required.
Level I -- No experience required. Level II -- Must have at least 1 year of clinical experience as a Medical Assistant in a clinical setting. Level III -- Must have at least 3 years of clinical experience as a Medical Assistant in a clinical setting. Note: 1 year of experience will be provided for an Associate degree in Medical Assisting. General Ladder Statement: In addition to the education and experience noted, applicants must meet all requirements set forth in the Medical Assistant, Certified (CMA/RMA) Ladder Program document for Levels II and III.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Level I -- Certification by AAMA, AMT, NHA-CCMA, NCMA or ARMA required. BLS required. Level II -- Certification by AAMA, AMT, NHA-CCMA, NCMA or ARMA required. BLS required. Level III -- Certification by AAMA, AMT, NHA-CCMA, NCMA or ARMA required. BLS required.
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