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Certified Medical Assistant

East Carolina University
Job Location:
Greenville, 27858
Health and Medical Services

Job Duties:
The purpose of this position is to provide support for the Ambulatory Pediatric clinics. This position will serve as an extension of the physicians, but report to the Nursing Administrator for Clinical Operations. The Department of Pediatrics is looking for a Certified Medical Assistant to work in the Pediatric Outpatient clinical areas. The selected candidate will assist in the outpatient management of general pediatric and adult patients (may include pediatric subspecialties such as Hematology, Oncology, Adolescent Health, Endocrinology, Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Pulmonology, and Infectious Disease). This position necessitates an energetic and enthusiastic individual to assist with the outpatient health care management of both well and sick children. Independent care will be expected, including administering immunizations. The position handles a high volumes of phone calls and the employee should be able to communicate effectively with patients. Excellent interpersonal communication skills and basic computer skills are needed for entering data into the electronic medical record. Accuracy and attention to detail are crucial. The employee should be able to communicate with patients and patient families, as well as with healthcare professionals. In addition, the employee 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. The position interacts with residents, medical students, nursing students, and other learners on a daily basis to teach procedures and concepts that relate to nursing practice. The position serves as an educator for the patient population and their families regarding preventative health measures, disease, and disease management. Currently, hours of clinic operation are from 8:00am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday, with a rotating scheduled late day to cover patient care.


The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University is affiliated with ECU Health Medical Center, which serves as its teaching hospital, as well as the flagship hospital for ECU Health.

Employment in this position provides eligibility to participate in the UNC Optional Retirement Program (ORP) which offers matching employer contributions and employee control of investment choices, along with eligibility to participate in various Voluntary Supplemental Retirement Plans (401k, 403b. 457). This position is not eligible to participate in the NC Teachers' and State Employees' Retirement System (TSERS). Additionally, this position offers multiple voluntary options for Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance as well as various supplemental plans including Critical Illness, Flexible Spending Accounts, Cancer, and Disability.

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.

Minimum Education/Experience:
Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work. Some positions may require registration as a Nurse Aide by the North Carolina Board of Nursing, or certification through the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA.)

Full time or Part time: Full Time

Position Location (city): Greenville

Position Number: 400194

Organizational Unit Overview:
It is the mission of the Department of Pediatrics, East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine, to provide exemplary medical education/training of physicians in pediatric medicine at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Additionally, it is the mission of the department to provide model comprehensive primary and consultative subspecialty care to children of eastern North Carolina, to advance scientific knowledge through basic and clinical research, and to provide continuing medical education opportunities for physicians in the region.

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