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Medical Assistant - Internal Medicine Kinston

Job ID: 964527
Facility: ECU Health Phys Team Member
Dept: Internal Medicine Kinston
Location: Kinston, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Shift: Not Applicable
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Dec 22, 2023

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Job Description

ECU Health

About ECU Health

ECU Health is a mission-driven, 1,708-bed academic health care system serving more than 1.4 million people in 29 eastern North Carolina counties. The not-for-profit system is comprised of 13,000 team members, nine hospitals and a physician group that encompasses over 1,100 academic and community providers practicing in over 180 primary and specialty clinics located in more than 130 locations.

The flagship ECU Health Medical Center, a Level I Trauma Center, and ECU Health Maynard Children’s Hospital serve as the primary teaching hospitals for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. ECU Health and the Brody School of Medicine share a combined academic mission to improve the health and well-being of eastern North Carolina through patient care, education and research.

Position Summary

Perform clinical support services, assist with secretarial/clerical duties and maintain patient care documentation in medical records.

Responsibilities

1.  Maintains all patient care related documentation in patients' medical records in a timely manner.

  • Verifies consistency and accuracy of clinical information entered into patient charts.
  • Prepares charts, maintains and updates forms and prepares documentation paperwork.
  • Maintains and monitors medical record documentation and filing.  Correctly files all patient documentation verifying accuracy and completion of content.

2.  Responsible for various secretarial, clerical and receptionist activities.

 

  • Answer phones, greet patients, screen calls.  Schedule patient appointments.
  • Assist with charge entry on a timely basis.
  • Purchase and distribute office and medical supplies.

3.  Perform clinical support services within protocol and upon completion of proper training and competency evaluation.

  • Assist medical providers with patient care services as requested.
  • Perform health screenings (vision, blood pressure, weight and vitals), collect blood collection and/or phlebotomy blood collection for lab tests.
  • Collect health risk appraisals and/or patient histories.

Minimum Requirements

Requirements 

  • HS graduate or equivalent (or higher) required. 
  • Substitution: Formal medical assistant or nursing aide training may be substituted with six months current full time experience in the clinical setting as a Medical Assistant, Certified Medical Assistant, or CNA.
  • BLS Required - Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

Preferred Requirements

  • One to two years of formal medical assistant or nurse aide training preferred. 

General Statement

It is the goal of ECU Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

General Statement

It is the goal of ECU Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

Contact Information

For additional information, please contact:

D'metrius Dew, Talent Acquisition Consultant

ECU Health Talent Acquisition

Email: [email protected]

 

    

 

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