Certified Medical Assistant

Job description

Job Title:

Certified Medical Assistant

Position Number:


Vacancy Open to:

All Candidates



Department Homepage:


Advertising Department:



Health Sciences

Classification Title:

14106 Medical or Nursing Asst

Competency Level:

3 - Advanced

Working Title:

Certified Medical Assistant

Number of Vacancies:


Full Time Equivalent (FTE):


Full Time or Part Time:

Part Time

Recruitment Range:

$15,600 - $23,702

Anticipated Hiring Range:

$15,800 - $17,155

Salary Grade Equivalency:


Work Schedule:

M-F rotating

Work Hours:


Position Location (City):


Job Category:

Staff - Medical

Organizational Unit Overview:

The Department of Family Medicine is one of eleven clinical departments at the Brody School of Medicine. The purpose of the department is to improve the health of the people of eastern North Carolina through leadership in Family Medicine education, research and health care services. The Firetower Medical Office is a clinical practice site that is in the Clinical Services Division of the Family Medicine Department. The mission of our division is to provide quality comprehensive care to families of all ages. Our team approach puts the patient at the center of their own medical care. We work with our staff as well as all members of the patient’s care team to ensure the best possible care for the patient. The Firetower Medical office is committed to the continuing education of the Medical Students at the Brody School of Medicine.

Job Duties :

The Department of Family Medicine is seeking a Certified Medical Assistant to assist with the flow of clinic patients in the Firetower Medical Office. Job duties of this position include performing patient workups, assisting health care providers with clinical procedures, administering medications, and performing basic laboratory tests. Operation hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. with hours 8:00 a.m – 2:00 p.m. on Saturday.

This position comes in contact with medical providers, patients, staff, medical sales representatives, and other personnel at the ECU School of Medicine.


This position is subject to the Career Banding Salary Administration Plan. If candidates are not identified at the Journey level, management may consider candidates at a lower competency level. Pay will be commensurate with applicant’s competencies as well as budget, equity, and market considerations.

Minimum Education/Experience:

Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work. Requires certification through the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA); or successful completion of the requirements from an accredited medical assisting program that permit eligibility to sit for a national certification exam. If not already certified, please note that you must receive your Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) certification within 6 months from your start date for continued employment.

License or Certification required by statute or regulation:


Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education:

Certification through the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) is required. If not CMA certified, candidates should have successfully completed the requirements from an accredited medical assisting program that permit eligibility to sit for a national CMA certification (AAMA) exam within six months of employment.

License or Certification required by the Department:


Special Instructions to Applicant:

  • Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application. Do not write ‘see resume’ on your application when completing the job duties section.
  • If you answer the questions at the end of the application, please ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences to support your answers (see job duties section of previous employment).
  • Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application will not preclude your application from being considered but may result in your application not receiving full consideration of your knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full time basis.

Job Open Date:


Job Close Date - Positions will be posted until 11:59 p.m. EST on this date; If no closing date is indicated, the position will be posted until filled and may close at any time after the recruitment has been completed. :


Open Until Filled:


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Alternate option:

If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.


East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or [email protected].

Eligibility for Employment:

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. If highest degree earned is from an institution outside of the U.S. and its territories, final candidates are required to have their degree validated as equivalent to the degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information:

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to [email protected] Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.




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Job No:
Posted: 1/13/2021
Application Due: 1/20/2021
Work Type: Part Time