Certified Medical Assistant, Hospital Clinic

Job Summary

Nationalhcs is seeking Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) candidates for hospital clinic positions in Durham, NC.

Medical assistants perform a range of clerical tasks that help maintain organization and keep the facility they work in running efficiently. Administrative tasks like scheduling appointments, answering calls, fielding patients' questions, taking patients' medical history, and filing and maintaining patient records generally fall to the medical assistant. In addition to their clerical responsibilities, medical assistants perform a variety of clinical tasks and work under the direct supervision of registered nurses and physicians. It is not uncommon for a medical assistant to aid a physician during a patient's checkup or record a patient's vital signs prior to meeting with the doctor.

Specifics

  • Per Diem positions
  • Hospital clinic setting
  • Shifts: All shifts available
  • Maestro experience a plus

Description of Work

  • Record patients' vital signs, document physicians' notes and changes in medical conditions
  • Take tissue and fluid samples and send them in for laboratory analysis
  • Prep exam rooms for clinical procedures and assist practitioners with patient care
  • Assist physicians during routine checkups, outpatient procedures, and other physical exams
  • Monitor and document patient symptoms for physicians' review during clinical exams
  • Provide compassionate patient support and care, attention, and assistance during office visits
  • Prepare and administer medications under the direction of supervising physician(s)
  • Manage office telephone systems, including answering calls and returning messages
  • Schedule patient appointments and maintain communication to confirm future appointments
  • Document patients' medical information, including medical history and health insurance information
  • Perform data entry tasks to document patient records within facility databases and maintain patient files
  • Coordinate daily office activities, greet patients, and check patients in and out for their appointments
  • Interact with patients, doctors, and patient representatives
  • Ability to shift rapidly between tasks and duties
  • Adhere to HIPPA requirements for patient’s confidentiality

Requirements

  • Completion of an accredited medical assisting program
  • Active/Clear certification in the state of North Carolina
  • Minimum 1-year work experience in a clinic setting
  • Active/Clear BLS (American Heart Association)
  • Experience working with electronic medical records, email, and computer literate
  • Successful completion of competency testing, drug screening, background check, physical exam, immunizations, and other Nationalhcs screening/application requirements
  • Successful completion of other client/facility screening/application requirements

Benefits

  • Excellent pay
  • Weekly payroll
  • Direct deposit
  • Employee benefits: 401-K, Vacation, Healthcare, Dental
  • Referral Program
  • Ask your Talent Acquisition Specialist for additional benefits and further details