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Medical Assistant I, Certified - Children's Primary and Specialty Care

Company: UNC Health Care
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Description This position qualifies for our UNC Health Medical Assistant, Certified Incentive Program, which includes up to $5,000 commitment incentive. Learn more about our UNC Hospitals MA, Certified Incentive Program here:https://jobs.unchealthcare.org/pages/unc-ma-commitmentMedical Assistant I, Certified needed for Children's Specialty Clinic UNC Children's Primary and Specialty Care provides service to patients ranging in age from birth through adolescence. Location: 6013 Farrington Rd. Suite 301, Chapel HillHours of Operation: 7:30am to 6:00pm. 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.Summary: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.Responsibilities:1. Performs rooming and/or intake process, collecting and data, including vital signs, height, weight, and data related to patient's reason for 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.5. Collects specimens and performs phlebotomy.6. Administers medications under the direction of a provider.7. Performs tests, for examples EKG, eye exams, under the direction of a provider.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. Cleans and sterilizes instruments.13. Assists with patient registration, check in/check out, appointment scheduling, and scheduling of tests and treatments, and referrals.14. Answers clinic telephone and assists in-basket under the direction of a provider or nurse.15. Assists in emergency situations as directed by a provider or nurse.Other InformationOther 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).--- Basic Life Support Certification from American Heart Association required.Professional Experience Requirements:--- Prior medical assistant or medical assistant externship experience preferred.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 DetailsLegal Employer: STATEEntity: UNC Medical CenterOrganization Unit: UNCH Child Primary Complex Cl Work Type: Full TimeStandard Hours Per Week: 40.00Work Schedule: Day JobLocation of Job: US:NC:Chapel HillExempt From Overtime: Exempt: NoThis is a State position employed by UNC Health Care System.

Keywords: UNC Health Care, Chapel Hill , Medical Assistant I, Certified - Children's Primary and Specialty Care, Healthcare , Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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