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 2018, Duke University Hospital admitted 42,916 patients and had 1,085,740 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.
U.S News & World Report named Duke University Hospital #1 in North Carolina and #1 in the Raleigh-Durham area in 2018-19.
Duke University Hospital is ranked in the top 20 nationally for seven adult specialties, including cardiology and heart surgery, nephrology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology, rheumatology, and urology.
In addition to its 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.
Duke Nursing Highlights:
Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet® organization
Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognizedeach year as North Carolina's Great 100 Nurses.
Duke University Health System was awarded the American Board of Nursing Specialties Award for Nursing Certification Advocacy for being strong advocates of specialty nursing certification.
Duke University Health System has 6000 + registered nurses
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Occ Summary Work PerformedN/AKnowledge, Skills and AbilitiesLevel CharacteristicsWorking knowledge of procedures and t echniques involved inadministering routine and specialHeavy lifting and theability to transport stretcher and wheelchairperformed.Working knowle dge of sanitation, personal hygiene and basic health andpatients may be required.informationGood customer service skills.Age specific competenci es.Working knowledge of sterile techniques and special procedures that a resafety precautionsAbility to establish and maintain effective working relationships withapplicable to worktreatments to patients.work collabor ativelypatients and clinic staffinstructions generally acquiredMedical t erminologyTyping skillsthrough a highschool education and medical assis tant programming.Work requires the ability to understand and follow oral and writtenposting, order entry. Able toLevels II and III -- Ability to independently seek out resources andDaily clinic preparation process; r egistration, scheduling, chargeapplicable for work in a clinic setting. Working knowledge of infectionsafety precautions.document and communicat epertinentcontrol procedures andpatient record.treatment procedures tosu pervised by thephysician.The CMA takes medical histories and records vit al signs, explainsThe CMA greets patients, answers telephones, schedules appointments toinclude arriveCommission and falls and/orparticipate incl inic committees.performs routineprocessing, high level disinfection and sterilization of medicalspecimens, performing basiclaboratory test inthe clinic/office, taking electrocardiograms,removing sutures/ staples,chan gingsterile and non-sterile dressings, promoting patient/familycontamina ted supplies, instrumentinterdisciplinary healthcareinstruments, telepho ningteam in providing direct patient care. The Medical Assistant, Certif iedpatients and ensure theexamination and procedures, collecting andprep aring laboratoryprescriptions to a pharmacy, preparing and administering medications asfunctions as delegated andappointments in MaestroCare, ch eckout patients, and referralscheduling;arranges for hospitaladministrat ive duties as directed.patients, and prepares patients for examinations and procedures.understanding of the educational contentand authorizing d rug refills as directed. Performs other clinicaladmissions and laborator y services, updates and files patient medicalclinic/office runs smoothly .directed by a physician,and forms. Performs othercollections on account and nursing staff duringrecords, fills out insurancemedical practice tha t assistmedical and/or nursing staff in the examination and treatment of May be requested to be a liaison for clinic activities such as Jointbala nces; correspondence, and ordering clinical and clerical suppliesOther c linical support responsibilities include disposing ofClinical responsibi lities:Administrative responsibilities:The Medical Assistant, Certified functions as an integral member of thePatient care support responsibilit ies may include assisting the medicalforms, handles billing, bookkeeping to include receiving copays andand his/her involvement in the plan of c are, and documenting in theadministrative and patientcare supportive dut ies in a Health System
Level I -- Graduation from accredited Medical Assistant program strongly preferred. High school or GED graduation required. Level II -- 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 -- 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 I -- No experience required. Level II -- Must have at least 1 year of clinical experience as a Medical Assistant in a clinical setting. Level III -- Must have at least 3 years of clinical experience as a Medical Assistant in a clinical setting. 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.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Level I -- Certification by AAMA, AMT, NHA-CCMA, NCMA or ARMA required. BLS required. Level II -- Certification by AAMA, AMT, NHA-CCMA, NCMA or ARMA required. BLS required. Level III -- Certification by AAMA, AMT, NHA-CCMA, NCMA or ARMA required. BLS required.
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Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob 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.
As a world-class academic and health care system, Duke Health strives to transform medicine and health locally and globally through innovative scientific research, rapid translation of breakthrough discoveries, educating future clinical and scientific leaders, advocating and practicing evidence-based medicine to improve community health, and leading efforts to eliminate health inequalities.