UNC Health Care CREDENTIALED MEDICAL ASSISTANT - UNC SPECIALTY CARE AT SANFORD - PER DIEM in Sanford, North Carolina

CREDENTIALED MEDICAL ASSISTANT - UNC SPECIALTY CARE AT SANFORD - PER DIEM

Job ID: MED002JZ

CREDENTIALED MEDICAL ASSISTANT - UNC SPECIALTY CARE AT SANFORD - PER DIEM-MED002JZ

Description

Position: Credentialed Medical Assistant

The essential duties and responsibilities of aCredentialed Medical Assistant include:

-Participating in all safety practices as required by the department by adhering to the institution's and department's policies, procedures and regulatory standards

-Providing direct patient care under the delegation of licensed nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and physiciansand documenting any care provided in the patient's medical record

-Collaborating with the nurses and providers to implement a plan of care and reinforce patient education

-Administering medication per role and pharmacy approval

-Dressing wounds

-Obtaining EKG and/or Rhythm Strips

-Applying the heart monitor on patients as ordered by the physicians, hooking up the monitor, enrolling the patient with Life Watch over the phone, sending a baseline EKG transmission and instructing the patient on the use of the monitor

-Assisting with and operating equipment as required by the assigned patient population, cleaning and maintaining the EKG machines and calling a representative when the machine is not working properly

-Performing daily quality control on the defibulator at the nurse's station

-Performing administrative functions as required by the department

-Accepting supervision and training from RNs, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and physicians to establish and maintain clinical competencies required by the department

-Contributing to performance improvement activities

Other duties may be assigned.

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Candidate is required to have graduated from an accredited certified medical assisting program,

Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification

Must be credentialed by at least one of the following organizations:The American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) as a CMA, The National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) as a NCMA, and/or The American Medical Technologist (AMT) as an RMA.

It is preferred that the candidate have previous medical office and/or urgent care experience.

Primary LocationUnited States-North Carolina-Sanford

DepartmentUPN1-30010-UNCPN Sanford Specialty-Admin

SchedulePer Diem

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