COUNTY of CUMBERLAND JOB VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT POSTED: July 30, 2012 POSITION TITLE TYPE APPOINTMENT SALARY GRADE MEDICAL OFFICE ASSISTANT FULL-TIME $23,443 57 DEPARTMENT/LOCATION POSITION NUMBER CLOSING DATE HEALTH DEPARTMENT PHD1412 August 7, 2012 MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from high school and successful completion of a one-year formal training course in medical office assisting at a community college or technical institute; or graduation from high school and a combination of one year of clerical and health/dental related experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. SPECIAL CONDITION FOR CONTINUED EMPLOYMENT: Registration as a Nurse Aide by the North Carolina Board of Nursing within four months of employment. HOW TO APPLY: We now only accept on-line applications. You may complete the application from our website at www.co.cumberland.nc.us/jobs. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed county application. If you wish to submit a resume, you may mail, fax or bring it to our office. The NC ESC testing required may be mailed, faxed or brought to our office. Our mailing address is P.O. Box 1829, Fayetteville, NC 28301; fax number is: 910-323-6135; our office is located at the Cumberland County Courthouse, 117 Dick Street, Room 25. Computers are available in our office, for those who need access to apply. Applications must be received by 5:00 PM of the closing date of the position. CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT Must have or obtain a valid NC driver’s license with an acceptable driving record. Background check with local and national agencies required. Selected applicant must submit to a drug-screening test and receive a negative result for the use of drugs specified in the county policy. GENERAL POSITION DESCRIPTION AND DUTIES: The employee in this position will interview patients on return visits for health history, medication compliance and refer assessments to RN and providers. This employee will create and perform database searches, answer telephone, fax copies, makes copies, create documents, make signage and register clients. The employee in this position must maintain files and policy manuals, establish rapport with clients and community partners, record, file and maintain patients medical records involving laboratory test results, and appointments; contacts patients by phone or letter regarding test results, interviews and overdue appointments; escort patients to their destination within the Health Department, set up needed supplies for use during clinic and restocks exam rooms. This employee will also assist providers and nurses with standard nursing assignments and laboratory functions such as setting up equipment, waived testing, assists physicians/providers with pelvic exams and performs other standard lab tests. KNOWLEDGE OF WORK PERFORMANCE INDICATORS: Must possess thorough knowledge of skills needed as a medical office assistant as well as knowing procedure and medical terminology. Must have some knowledge of resources and organizations that work closely with public health. Must have good communication skills and clerical skills. Some knowledge of health and safety precautions. Must be able to maintain clerical records and compile reports. Must also use sound judgment and empathy with clients. Must maintain confidentiality. Must have the ability to follow both oral and written instructions. THE COUNTY OF CUMBERLAND HIRES ONLY UNITED STATES CITIZENS AND LAWFULLY AUTHORIZED ALIENS WHO ARE IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE IMMIGRATION REFORM AND CONTROL ACT OF NOVEMBER 6, 1986. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
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