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Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) - Surgical Oncology

DUKE RALEIGH CAMPUS Full Time Raleigh, North Carolina
Requisition Number: 245759

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Duke Raleigh Hospital, A Campus of Duke University Hospital Outpatient Department - Women's Cancer Center seeks to hire a Certified Medical Assistant in our Surgical Oncology Department who will embrace our mission of Advancing Health Together.

Department Profile:

Hematologists and oncologists at Duke Raleigh Hospital, A Campus of Duke University Hospital Cancer Center Hematology/Oncology offer comprehensive treatments for almost every type of cancer. Services include hematology and oncology consultations, follow up visits, chemotherapy and nonchemotherapy infusions, blood transfusions, injections, survivorship care, same day appointments available for acute symptom management.


4101 Macon Pond Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607-6319


Full Time

Monday-Friday 8:00AM-4:30PM

Job Summary:

  The Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) functions as an integral member of the interdisciplinary healthcare team in providing direct patient care. The CMA performs routine administrative and patient care supportive duties in a Health System medical practice, they assist medical and/or nursing staff in the examination and treatment of patients and ensure the clinic/office runs smoothly. 

Administrative Duties:

  • Answer telephones
  • Greet patients 

  • Update and file patient medical records 

  • Fill out insurance forms 

  • Handle correspondence 

  • Schedule appointments 

  • Arrange for hospital admissions 

  • Arrange for laboratory services 

  • Handle billing and bookkeeping 

Clinical Duties: 

  • Assist medical and nursing staff in a variety of tasks including: 

  • Taking medical histories and recording vital signs 

  • Explaining treatment procedures to patients 

  • Preparing patients for examinations and procedures 

  • Assisting the physician during the examination and procedures 

  • Collect and prepare laboratory specimens 

  • Perform basic laboratory tests on the premises 

  • Dispose of contaminated supplies Sterilize medical instruments. 

  • Promote patient/family understanding of the educational content and his/her involvement in the plan of care, and document in patient record 

  • Prepare and administer medications as directed by a physician 

  • Authorize drug refills as directed Telephone prescriptions to a pharmacy 

  • Draw blood 

  • Prepare patients for x-rays, tests and procedures 

  • Take electrocardiograms Remove sutures/ staples 

  • Change sterile and non-sterile dressings 

Minimum Qualifications: 


  • Graduation from accredited Medical Assistant program strongly preferred
  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent is required 


  • Experience preferred but not required

Degrees, Licencures, Certifications:

  • Certification by AAMA, AMT, NHA-CCMA, NCMA or ARMA is required 

  • BLS Certification is required 

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