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Clinical Medical Assistant

Company:
East Carolina University
Job Location:
Category:
Health and Medical Services
Type:
Full-Time

Clinical Medical Assistant

Position Number 921749
Vacancy Open to All Candidates
Time-Limited No
Department Homepage https://studenthealth.ecu.edu/
Advertising Department STUDENT HEALTH SERVICE
Division Student Affairs
Classification Title 14106 Medical or Nursing Asst
Competency Level 3 - Advanced
Working Title Clinical Medical Assistant
Number of Vacancies 1
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.0
Full Time or Part TimeFull Time
Recruitment Range $33,540 - $56,310
Anticipated Hiring Range $38,070 - $46,977
Salary Grade Equivalency GN07
Work Schedule M-F
Work Hours 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Position Location (City) Greenville
Job Category Staff - Medical

Organizational Unit Overview
The Student Health Service is a department within the Division of Student Affairs and is charged with the responsibility of providing primary health care for the student body of East Carolina University. The primary care encompasses delivery of acute medical care, preventative medical care, health education, and mental health care; provision of laboratory and pharmaceutical services, administrative support services, medical records, radiology, and the education of ECU School of Medicine residents are included in our array of services. The Student Health Service department also provides advisory and educational assistance to other university departments, i.e. Sports Medicine, Intramural Recreational Services, Health Education, and other departments. The Student Health Service is mandated by the University and the State of North Carolina to deliver "State of the Art" medical care, economically to all fee-paying students through a predetermined budget. The diverse medical needs of the ECU student body require that the Student Health Service be a multi-functional and constantly changed department.

Job Duties
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 is 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 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 .

Patient Care Skills:
  • Obtains and documents correct measurements to include Ht, Wt, B/P, Respirations, and Oxygen saturation
  • Records Reason for Visit to include current medications and allergies
  • Reports abnormal findings to RN/Healthcare Provider
  • Documents all data appropriately in medical record
  • Medication Administration- as directed by Healthcare Provider if medication does not require individualized varying dosages and preparation or one that has significant potential side effects or adverse event
  • Review medication instructions/allergies with patient
  • Administer immunizations and/or other injections
  • Appropriately reports and documents any adverse reactions observed
  • Complies with policy for reporting any adverse reaction
  • Observes standard precautions and organizational policy
Clinical Procedures:
  • Venipuncture and Capillary for blood collection
  • Specimen collection
  • Point of Care Testing
  • Surgical skin preps
  • Dressing changes
  • Surgical wound care
  • Oxygen Therapy/monitor flow rate
  • Suctioning to include Oropharyngeal and Nasopharyngeal
  • 2-lead EKG acquisition
  • Observes and reports changes in wounds, drains, dressings, etc. to detect signs of infection.
  • Pulse Oximetry
  • Vision and Hearing Screenings
  • Assists RN/Healthcare Provider with procedures
Maintains safe and clean environment for patients:
  • Monitors and restocks patient care supplies
Follows correct procedures in emergency situations:
  • Emergency phone numbers
  • Code Blue procedures
Role in disaster according to unit plan:
  • Fire procedures
  • Hazardous materials
  • Maintains and operates all designated patient care equipment
  • Maintenance of clean and safe clinical environment
  • Maintains BLS Certification
Participates in patient/family teaching plan as directed by RN/Healthcare:
  • Reiterates patient education and documents discussed information
  • Reports learning needs of patient/family to RN/Healthcare provider
  • Locates and provides patient education materials
  • Reviews patient education and instructions as directed by Healthcare Provider
Effective Communication/Documentation Skills
  • Electronic medical record
  • Medical record (paper chart- downtime procedures)
  • Telephone technique
  • Fax
  • Customer Service/Relations
  • Positive team approach
  • University E-mail
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.)

License or Certification required by statute or regulation
Depending on candidate qualifications, one of the following will be required:
(1) Contributing: Registered NAI through the NC Department of Health Human Services
(2) Journey: Registered NAII through the NC Board of Nursing
(3) Advanced: Certification through the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) is preferred OR Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) through the American Medical Technologists (AMT). If not already certified or registered, please note that certification or registration through the previous mentioned organizations, or a CCMA through the National Healthcareer Association, must be obtained 6 months from your start date for continued employment.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education
One year of professional medical assistant care in an outpatient clinical setting is preferred

License or Certification required by the Department
Depending on candidate qualifications, one of the following will be required:
(1) Contributing: Registered NAI through the NC Department of Health Human Services
(2) Journey: Registered NAII through the NC Board of Nursing
(3) Advanced: Certification through the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) is preferred OR Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) through the American Medical Technologists (AMT). If not already certified or registered, please note that certification or registration through the previous mentioned organizations, or a CCMA through the National Healthcareer Association, must be obtained 6 months from your start date for continued employment.

Special Instructions to Applicant
  • 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.
Job Open Date
07/05/2024

Job Close Date - Positions will be posted until 11:59 p.m. EST on this date; If no closing date is indicated, the position will be posted until filled and may close at any time after the recruitment has been completed.
07/12/2024

Open Until Filled
No

Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting
https://ecu.peopleadmin.com/postings/71999

Alternate option
If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

AA/EOE
East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or ADA-Coordinator@ecu.edu.

Eligibility for Employment
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. If highest degree earned is from an institution outside of the U.S. and its territories, final candidates are required to have their degree validated as equivalent to the degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information
If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to employment@ecu.edu. Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.


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