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(r) 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 Performed N/A Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Level Characteristics following: following: Working Working Heavy lifting and the ability to transport stretcherand wheelchair directed. physician performed. physician. correspondence including: record. specimens Perform other clinical functions as delegated and supervised by the Answer telephones Explaining treatment procedures to patients Greet patients Arrange for laboratory services Schedule appointments Age specific competencies. smoothly. admissions Taking medical histories and recording vital signs Fill out insurance forms Perform routine administrative and patient care supportive duties in a Good customer service skills. Telephone bookkeeping. Handle sutures/ staples. Change sterile and non-sterile dressings. Authorize drug refills as directed patients may be required. Administrative duties may include but not limited to the Handle billing and Update and file Perform other administrative duties as examinations and procedures examination and procedures Prepare and administer medications as directed by a Remove Assisting the physician during the Sterilize medical instruments. patient medical records Prepare patients for Preparing patients for Collect and prepare laboratory and his/her involvement in the plan of care, and document in patient Dispose of contaminated supplies x-rays, tests and procedures. Take electrocardiograms Arrange for hospital prescriptions to a pharmacy. Draw blood Clinic Duties may include but not limited to the Ability Promote patient/family understanding of the educational content Perform basic laboratory tests on the premises Assist medical and nursing staff in a variety of tasks precautions. knowledge of sanitation, personal hygiene and basic health and safety Working knowledge of procedures and techniques involved Daily clinic preparation Working knowledge of sterile techniques knowledge of infection control procedures and safety in administering routine and special treatments to patients. and clinic staff Work requires the ability to and special procedures that are applicable to work work in a clinic setting. through a high school process; registration, scheduling, charge posting,order entry. Able to document and communicate pertinent information to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients precautions applicable for understand and follow oral and written instructions generally acquired runs education and medical assistant programming. of patients and ensure office Health System medical practice to assist medical and/or nursing staff in the examinationand treatment Minimum Qualifications
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 EducationPrograms (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 or AMT required. BLS required. Level II -- Certification by AAMA or AMT required. Certification by AAMA preferred. BLS required. Level III -- Certification by AAMA or AMT required. Certification by AAMA preferred. BLS required.
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Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job 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.
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About Duke University Health System
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.