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Certified Medical Assistant - Virtual Care Center-Telehealth - Hybrid - Durham, NC

Company: Duke Health
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

Duke Nursing Highlights: -

  • Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet organization
  • Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognized each year as North Carolina'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!
  • Relocation Assistance (based on eligibility) -Certified Medical Assistant - Virtual Care Center - Durham, NC - -A hybrid position consisting of remote and in-person work days in the Durham, NC area. -General Description of the Job ClassThe Certified Medical Assistant functions as an integral member of the virtual clinic interdisciplinary healthcare team in coordinating telehealth visits between patients and clinicians. The Certified Medical Assistant performs routine administrative and patient care supportive duties in a Health System medical practice that assist medical and/or nursing staff in the examination and treatment of patients and ensures the virtual clinic runs smoothly.The Virtual Care Center/Virtual Clinic CMA will actively deliver exemplary care in order to ensure patients receive the right care, at the right time, in the right place. We are seeking a full time CMA to join the Telehealth Virtual Clinic Team. - This position will plan -and provide professional care for patients in a virtual clinic setting in accordance with the medical and nursing plans of care and established policies and procedures. Provide services virtually and technical support between patients, families, and clinicians.The CMA will provide necessary tasks, education, and technical support for the patient and providers using the various telehealth platforms, including but not limited to video visits and remote patient monitoring devices. -May be required to work in regular clinic if indicated. - -Location:This position is located at the PDC Engagement Center, 4825 Creekstone Drive in Durham, NC. - -Schedule:During the first 90 you will be required to work in the office. After training you will be able to work from home at least 1 day a week. - - -Duties and Responsibilities of this Level -Clinical responsibilities: -The CMA facilitates telehealth visits by taking medical histories and recording other patient information like vital signs, explaining -treatment procedures to patients, and prepares patients for telehealth appointments. -Patient care support responsibilities may include: -
    • Collecting relevant patient information in preparation for the virtual clinic telehealth visit.
    • Assisting the medical and nursing staff during the visit and after the visit in coordinating aspects of the patient's follow up care.
    • Promoting patient/family understanding of the educational content and his/her involvement in the plan of care, and documenting in the patient record.
    • Other clinical support responsibilities.
    • Performs other clinical functions as delegated and supervised by the physician. -Administrative Responsibilities: -The CMA greets patients, answers telephones, schedules appointments to include arrive appointments in Maestro Care, checkout patients, and referral scheduling; Arranges for hospital admissions and laboratory services, updates and files patient medical records, fills out insurance forms, handles billing, bookkeeping to include receiving copays and collections on account balances; correspondence, and ordering clinical and clerical supplies and forms. Performs other administrative duties as directed. -May be requested to be a liaison for clinic activities such as Joint Commission and falls and/or participate in clinic committees. -Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:Good customer service skills.Work requires the ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions generally acquired through a high school education and medical assistant programming.Heavy lifting and the ability to transport stretcher and wheelchair patients may be required.Working knowledge of sterile techniques and special procedures that are applicable to work performed.Working knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administering routine and special treatments to patients.Working knowledge of sanitation, personal hygiene and basic health and safety precautions applicable for work in a clinic setting. Working knowledge of infection control procedures and safety precautions.Age specific competencies.Daily clinic preparation process; registration, scheduling, charge posting, order entry. Able to document and communicate pertinent informationAbility to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients and clinic staffTyping skillsMedical terminologyLevels II and III -- Ability to independently seek out resources and work collaboratively - - -Required Qualifications at this Level -Education: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 Bure au 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. - -Experience: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 e 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, Licensure, and/or Certification:Level I -- Certification by AAMA, AMT, NHA-CCMA, NCMA or ARMA required. BLS require d.Level II -- Certification by AAMA, AMT, NHA-CCM A, NCMA or ARMA required. BLS required.Level III - - Certification by AAMA, AMT, NHA-CCMA, NCMA or ARMA required. BLS required. - - - - Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. - Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values. - Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department. -

Keywords: Duke Health, Chapel Hill , Certified Medical Assistant - Virtual Care Center-Telehealth - Hybrid - Durham, NC, Other , Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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