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Certified/Registered Medical Assistant

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$ Sign-On Bonus Eligible
Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 51686
Job Family: Patient Care Support
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: M-F: 0800-1700
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 25201044232412-Gastrointestinal Medicine

Overview

This position is Sign-on Bonus eligible. CMA's are eligible for a bonus of $7,500 for Full-Time positions, and a relocation bonus of $2000. In addition to the sign-on bonus, new teammates at Atrium Health are eligible for robust benefits packages, paid time off, and opportunities for career advancement.

Job Summary

Performs basic venipuncture procedures and urine macroscopic analysis. Prepares urine cultures to be sent to laboratory. Draws blood specimens by either venipuncture or micro method. Assists nurses and physicians as needed.



Essential Functions

  • Confirms patient identification and procedure information for accuracy on requisition.
  • Draws and delivers blood specimens to the appropriate laboratory.
  • Collects and packages urine samples that are sent to the lab for urine cultures.
  • Records the patient's name and identification on each specimen.
  • Maintains cleanliness, orderliness, and laboratory supplies within work area.
  • Inventories and orders laboratory supplies.
  • Performs daily quality control checks for all waived tests performed in the laboratory.

     

Physical Requirements

 

Stretching, bending, lifting, twisting, squatting, or kneeling is required. May require walking on hard surfaces, climbing stairs, and assisting patients. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Exposure to biohazardous material. Teammates have the responsibility to work in a safe manner.



Education, Experience and Certifications

High School Diploma or GED required. Must have successfully completed a college or hospital based phlebotomy course. Current American Heart Association (AHA) BLS certification required. Must maintain current certification. Recognized/certified as a CMA or RMA by one of the following National Organizations: American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), National HealthCareer Association (NHA), National Healthcare Worker's Association (NHCWA), National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT), American Registry of Medical Assistants (ARMA) American Medical Technologists (AMT), National Association for Health Professionals (NAHP), National Registry of Medical Assistants (NRMA). Candidate must possess one of the following: A) Completion of an accredited Medical Assistant program B) Intermediate EMT or Paramedic Program with 3 years prior clinical experience required. C) Structured military training which is clinical in nature per DD214. D) Graduate of an Accredited School of Professional Nursing. E) 3 years on the job training and successful completion of Medical Group approved competency assessment.
 

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