Medical Assistant - Back & Spine Health (Raleigh Campus) Full Time - Days
WakeMed Health & Hospitals
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
Internal Number: 48035
About WakeMed: Serving the community since 1961, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is a nationally recognized, private, not-for-profit health care organization founded and based in Raleigh, N.C. The largest health system in Wake County, WakeMed exists to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing outstanding, compassionate, patient- and family-centered care to all. The 919-bed system comprises a network of facilities throughout the Triangle area, delivering health and wellness services that bring added value to the communities we serve. WakeMed is a leader in cardiac and vascular care, women's and children's services, emergency medicine and trauma care, physical rehabilitation, orthopaedics and neurosciences. Specialty facilities include the WakeMed Heart Center, Children's Hospital, Women's Pavilion and Birthplace, Rehabilitation Hospital, Adult and Children's Emergency Departments and a Level 1 Trauma Center. WakeMed's team of more than 9,400 employees, 2,000 volunteers, 1,300 affiliated physicians, and the more than 300 physicians employed by WakeMed Physician Practices use the most advanced technologies along with the best minds and the biggest hearts to ensure the finest quality in health care and community health. For more information, visit www.wakemed.org.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, WakeMed provides an inclusive work environment that promotes the valuing of differences, respect for people and cooperativeness among our diverse workforce. WakeMed does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in any terms or conditions of employment. All applicants/employees are considered for employment, transfer, promotion or training without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity/expression, genetics, sexual orientation, age, pregnancy, national origin, disability or veteran status.
Position Information: The Medical Assistant will be responsible for providing support the strategic initiatives of the Brain & Spine Program. The Medical Assistant is a key function to the delivery of care to spine patients requiring surgical and non-surgical interventions with a focus on the patient experience, emphasizing patient engagement and satisfaction at all levels across the care continuum. This role will work hand-in-hand with the Spine Navigator to ensure all necessary actions are taken to identify, register and room patients following standard clinic workflows and clinical practice standards in an accurate and timely manner. The Medical Assistant will have the responsibility for obtaining financial and demographic information, insurance verification, maintaining scanned documentation in the chart and obtaining general consent, as well as, providing direct patient care under the direction of a physician by performing specific services in caring for the personal needs and comforts of the patient. The required registration/certification must be one of the following: American Academy of Medical Assistants, American Medical Technologists, American Registry of Medical Assistants and the National Center for Competency Testing.
Experience Requirements: 2 Years Clinical - Medical Assistant Preferred
Education Required: High School Diploma or Equivalent Required - And Graduate Medical Assisting Preferred
Licensure/Certification Requirements: Certified Medical Assistant Required - Within 6 Months of Hire Registered Medical Assistant Required - Within 6 Months of Hire
At WakeMed Health & Hospitals, we are guided by a simple – yet powerful mission: to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing outstanding and compassionate care to all.To deliver on this mission, WakeMed employs the “best minds and the biggest hearts” in the business. Our team includes over 8,500 experienced registered nurses, technologists, medical professionals, support staff, and a medical staff of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice providers who are dedicated to putting patients first.When it comes to culture and benefits, we recognize that when we take good care of our employees, our employees can take even better care of our patients. We proudly offer competitive salaries that reflect background, experience and special skills. Our benefits programs are designed to give you and your family the support you need for today while planning for a successful tomorrow. We promote diversity in the ...workplace, provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified applicants, and we participate in E-verify.We think it’s pretty simple – we care for our employees and our employees care for the community.