This class performs basic patient care tasks, supportive counseling, and a variety of treatments. Direct patient care duties include physical and personal care, medication, and immunization administration, all of which are performed that under the close supervision of a Professional Nurse or Physician. Employees may also be responsible for cleaning and maintaining the patient care environment, performing routine clerical functions, and transporting patients within the facility. Employees may obtain and record pertinent health information, maintain patient data and reports, and provide information to individuals and families. ECU Student Health Service is looking for a Certified Medical Assistant to assist in the outpatient management of adult patients. This position requires an energetic and enthusiastic individual to assist with the outpatient health care management of both well and sick adults. Candidates should demonstrate the ability to handle high patient volumes and maintain effective communication with colleagues, patients, and their families. The selected candidate will also serve as an educator for the patient population and their families regarding preventative health measures, disease, and disease management. Candidates should possess the basic computer skills needed for entering data into the electronic medical record. Accuracy and attention to detail are crucial. In addition, candidates should be able to work independently, prioritize and handle multiple tasks, and complete tasks effectively and in a timely manner. Responsibilities of this position include nursing support, technical assistance, assisting physicians with some procedures, and the activities of maintaining a safe environment.
Special Instructions To Application:
* Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience, and education are listed on your application. Do not write 'see resume' on your application when completing the job duties section. * If you answer the questions at the end of the application, please ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills, abilities, and experiences to support your answers (see job duties section of previous employment). * Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application will not preclude your application from being considered but may result in your application not receiving full consideration of your knowledge, skills, and abilities. * Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work. Requires certification through the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA); or successful completion of the requirements from an accredited medical assisting program that permit eligibility to sit for a national certification exam. If not already certified, please note that you must receive your Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) certification within 6 months from your start date for continued employment.
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: 400251
Organizational Unit Overview:
The Student Health Service (SHS) of East Carolina University is a separate and distinct department within the Division of Student Affairs and is charged with the responsibility of providing primary health care for its student body, which now exceeds 23,000 students. Primary care encompasses delivery of acute medical care, preventative medical care, health and wellness education, and mental health care as well as provision of laboratory, radiology, and pharmaceutical services, administrative support services, health information management; and the education of ECU Brody School of Medicine residents. The Student Health Service also provides advisory and educational assistance to other university departments, e.g. Athletics, Intramural-Recreational Services, Health, and Human Performance, and other departments of the College of Arts and Sciences. The Student Health Service is mandated by the Board of Trustees of the University and the State of North Carolina to deliver
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