Medical Assistant - Gastroenterology-North, Full-time Day
WakeMed Health & Hospitals
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
Internal Number: 44324
About WakeMed: WakeMed North Hospital provides exceptional patient care to the residents in the growing north Raleigh, N.C., area. WakeMed North offers the areas only Women's Hospital and inpatient and outpatient services for the whole family including: 24/7 emergency, surgery, childbirth facilities, Level III special care nursery, physical therapy, outpatient imaging, laboratory and inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services, and a growing network of physicians.
The 61-bed hospital provides inpatient and outpatient obstetrics and gynecological care to women of all ages, and medical and surgical services for men and women. The full-service emergency department provides 24/7 care for the entire family that is backed by Wake County's only Level I Trauma Center and WakeMed Children's Hospital, both located at WakeMed's Raleigh Campus.
WakeMed Health & Hospitals is headquartered in Raleigh, N.C., which is ranked nationally as one of the top 10 best places to live for quality of life and is located just two hours from the beach or three from the mountains. The area has been named one of the fastest growing areas in the country and is located just minutes from the famous Research Triangle Park.
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 works interdependently with other medical professionals to provide quality health care to the patient. The Medical Assistant provides 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 Medical Assistant understands the needs of the practice and supports the mission and values. 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 Or 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.