Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work.
Necessary Special Qualification Requirements – Some positions may require registration as a Nurse Aide by the North Carolina Board of Nursing, or certification through the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA).
Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education
Graduate of accredited Medical Assistants program.
Related experience; or an equivalent combination of education; or 5-Years of experience. Phlebotomy experience preferred.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of patient care and techniques of practical nursing.
Knowledge of common health and safety precautions in working in local health departments.
Knowledge of dental clinic operations and protocols.
Ability to work with staff and patients, under supervision, as set up by departmental policies.
Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training and experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.
Required License or Certification
Certification through the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA).
Primary Purpose of Position
The primary purpose of this position is to perform basic patient care tasks, supportive counseling and a variety of treatments. Direct patient care duties include physical and personal care, assisting patients with activities of daily living, and performing routine treatments, under the close supervision of a Professional Nurse or Physician. Positions may also clean and maintain the patient care environment, perform routine clerical functions, and transport and move patients. Positions may obtain and record pertinent health information, maintain patient data and reports, and provide information to individuals and families.