Medical Assistant - PEDS Weight Mgmt, Part-Time, Days

  • Job Reference: 194711489-2
  • Date Posted: 21 November 2020
  • Recruiter: WakeMed Health & Hospitals
  • Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

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, orthopedics 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 is a hybrid position for a candidate who is duly trained as a referral representative and medical assistant. The Medical Assistant is responsible for ensuring that all appointments, tests, procedures and surgeries are scheduled in a timely manner; that all required referrals and authorizations are in place per practice/system procedures and that registration information is complete and accurate. Position serves as a liaison for practice with patients, departments, healthcare providers and insurance companies. The Medical Assistant is part of a multifunctional team charged with the responsibility of provider efficient and process access. 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.#LI-postExperience Requirements:1 Year Administrative RequiredEducation Required:High School Diploma or Equivalent Required Associate's Degree Business Administration PreferredLicensure/Certification Requirements:Not ApplicableHours of Work:20 hours per week: Varies 8:00am-4:30pmWeekend Requirements:No WeekendsCall Requirements:None