MEDICAL ASSISTANT, CERTIFIED- Metabolic/Weight Loss Surgery Durham, NC

  • Requisition Number: 401529176
  • Location: Durham
  • Type of Position: Regular
  • Shift: First/Day
  • Specialty: Certified Medical Assistant
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Duke University Health System- Duke Metabolic/Weight Loss Surgery Clinic located at Duke Regional Hospital in Durham seek to hire a full-time Certified Medical Assistants and Registered Medical Assistants who will embrace our mission of Advancing Health Together.

Department Profile:
Our team is active in delivering exemplary care for each patient to ensure an excellent patient experience, every time. Duke Metabolic/Weight Loss Surgery clinic perform routine administrative and patient care supportive duties in a Health System medical practice to assist medical and/or nursing staff in the examination and treatment of patients and ensure office runs smoothly.
AAMA or AMT certification is required for all medical assistant positions.

Work Hours & Shifts:
Monday-Friday days

Job Summary:

Administrative duties may include but not limited to the following:
Answer telephones
Greet patients
Update and file patient medical records
Fill out insurance forms
Handle correspondence
Schedule appointments
Arrange for hospital admissions
Arrange for laboratory services
Handle billing and bookkeeping.
Perform other administrative duties as directed.

Clinic Duties may include but not limited to the following:
Taking medical histories and recording vital signs
Explaining treatment procedures to patients
Preparing patients for examinations and procedures
Assisting the physician during the examination and procedures
Collect and prepare laboratory specimens
Perform basic laboratory tests on the premises Dispose of contaminated supplies
Sterilize medical instruments. Promote patient/family understanding of the educational content and his/her involvement in the plan of care, and document in patient record.
Prepare and administer medications as directed by a physician
Authorize drug refills as directed
Telephone prescriptions to a pharmacy.
Draw blood
Prepare patients for x-rays, tests and procedures. Take electrocardiograms Remove sutures/ staples. Change sterile and non-sterile dressings.
Perform other clinical functions as delegated and supervised by the physician.

Knowledge, Skills, Education, and Experience Required:

Certification or Registration by AAMA or AMT is required.

Duke Health Highlights:
In addition to our three 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.

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