MEDICAL ASSISTANT: AAMA or AMT -Various DUH Clinics

  • Requisition Number: 1000022018
  • Department: DUKE HOSPITAL
  • Location: Durham
  • Type of Position: Regular
  • Shift: First/Day
  • Specialty: Certified Medical Assistant
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Medical Assistant -AAMA or AMT – Duke Clinics – Dayshift

Duke University Health System- Duke Clinics located in Duke South Clinic and several outlying clinics 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 Clinics seek CMA’s and RMA’s to 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.
Currently there are openings in the following areas:
  • Endoscopy
  • Float Pool
  • Early Phase Research
  • GI
  • Family Medicine
  • Neuroscience
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Cancer Center Brain Tumor
  • Duke Outpatient Clinic
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:
Level I -- No experience required. Graduation from accredited Medical Assistant program strongly preferred. High school or GED graduation required.
Level II -- Must have at least 1 year of clinical experience as a Medical Assistant in a clinical setting. 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 -- Must have at least 3 years of clinical experience as a Medical Assistant in a clinical setting. 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
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.
Licensure, Certification or Registration Required:
Level I -- Certification by AAMA or AMT required.
Level II - Certification by AAMA or AMT required. Certification by AAMA preferred.
Level III -Certification by AAMA or AMT required. Certification by AAMA preferred.


EEO Disclosure:
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job 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.


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Duke Health Highlights:
Duke University Hospital Profile
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 2016, Duke University Hospital admitted 41,408 patients and had 1,119,151 outpatient visits. U.S News & World Report named Duke University Hospital #1 in North Carolina and #1 in the Raleigh-Durham area in 2016-17. Duke University Hospital is ranked in the top 20 nationally for seven adult specialties, including cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes and endocrinology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology, rheumatology, and urology.

Certified Medical Assistant