Medical Assistant Trainee

Description We are searching for driven, enthusiastic individuals to train to become Certified Medical Assistants with the UNC Pardee Health team! This is a full-time paid training program, after which successful trainees will take a CMA position in UNC Pardeexe2x80x99s physician practice network, specifically Pardee Neurology Associates. During training, participants will be $17 – 18/hr (based on experience) and included in Pardee’s benefits program, including medical / dental / vision insurance coverage, paid time off, and more. Participants will develop practical skills in both classroom and workplace environments to prepare them for clinical care in a physician practice setting. After completing the training program, participants will test for the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) credential. Participants are expected to pass this exam, after which they will receive a raise and transition to a benefitted, full-time position in our physician practice network. This program requires a 2-year commitment to stay with UNC Pardee, beginning with Pardee Neurology Associates. The hours of operation for these positions are 8:00am xe2x80x93 5:00pm, Monday through Friday. Apply today and speak to a recruiter about this opportunity. To be successful as a trainee, you must have good time management and computer skills, ability to think on your feet, and a desire to work independently. We are seeking individuals who respond well to feedback, build good relationships with colleagues and patients, and will make a lasting, positive impression with patients. As a Certified Medical Assistant, you can expect the following job responsibilities. Interviewing patients to collect and document history of present illness (HPI), medication reconciliation, and history of allergies. Performing vital sign measurement and standard testing per clinic procedures. Collecting and prepares testing specimens as needed for transport to offsite laboratory. Coordinating and performing follow-on procedures as directed by a provider, including but not limited to onsite testing, specimen collection, and wound care. Assisting with provider-performed procedures such as suture application or splints Notifying patients of test and lab results. Explaining practice policies and procedures using cultural competency and active listening. Documenting care into electronic medical recordkeeping system (EMR). Ensures completion of necessary documentation and forms Maintaining medication and other consumable supply levels. Key areas of responsibility for training include: Completing all assigned coursework and exams at a passing level or better. Engage in on-the-job learning with designated mentor and learn to perform tasks independently. Perform patient care and support tasks as assigned within scope and training. Observe all health and safety procedures and workplace policies. Remain open to receiving feedback and strive to continuously improve skills and knowledge. Engage with colleagues and patients in a professional, respectful and compassionate manner. Qualifications for training: High school diploma or GED. Functional aptitude in reading, writing, simple arithmetic, and basic use of a computer. Good time management, critical thinking, and interpersonal skills. Experience in and/or exposure to medical or dental field preferred. At UNC Pardee Health, we lead with the heart. A local organization with deep regional ties, Pardee is a not-for-profit hospital system in Hendersonville, NC, aimed at improving the health of the communities it serves. While independently financed by its operations and foundation, Pardee UNC is owned by Henderson County and managed by UNC Health. Our connection with the Western North Carolina region gives us focus, and our association with UNC Health provides the tools to succeed. Our system consists of a core hospital licensed for 222 beds, an outlying primary and specialty care physician practice network, and a number of urgent care clinics. These operations are supported by more than 1800 team members, covering comprehensive clinical care as well as a wide array of support services including foodservice, facilities management, human resources and more. Come be happy with Pardee. Learn more at Job Details Legal Employer: Pardee – HCHC Entity: Pardee UNC Health Care Organization Unit: Pardee Pathways Program Work Type: Full Time Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00 Work Assignment Type: Onsite Work Schedule: Day Job Location of Job: PARDEESUPP Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No

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