Certified Medical Assistant
The Department of Pediatrics is looking for a Certified Medical Assistant to work in the Pediatric Outpatient clinical areas. The selected candidate will assist in the outpatient management of general pediatric and adult patients (may include pediatric subspecialties such as Hematology, Oncology, Adolescent Health, Endocrinology, Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Pulmonology, and Infectious Disease). This position will assist with the outpatient health care management of both well and sick children. Independent care will be expected, including administering immunizations. Responsibilities of this position include nursing support, technical assistance, assisting physicians with some procedures, and the activities of maintaining a safe environment. The selected candidate will interact with residents, medical students, nursing students, and other learners on a daily basis to teach procedures and concepts that relate to nursing practice. The selected candidate will also serve as an educator for the patient population and their families regarding preventative health measures, disease, and disease management. Currently, hours of clinic operation are from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday, with a rotating scheduled late day to cover patient care.
If not already certified, please note that you must receive your Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) certification within 6 months from your start date for continued employment.
CLINICAL SUPPORT POSITION – NOT SUBJECT TO STATE HUMAN RESOURCES ACT.
The ECU Brody School of Medicine is affiliated with Vidant Medical Center. Vidant Medical Center is the flagship hospital for Vidant Health and serves as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University.