Mountain Area Health Education Center
  • Asheville, NC, USA
  • Full Time

The MAHEC Family Health Center at Cane Creek seeks to fill a full-time, benefited position for a Certified Medical Assistant or Licensed Practical Nurse. This position provides a combination of clinical support and business office services. Assists care providers, provides lab and vaccination services, coordinates patient activities during the visit. Performs patient check-in and check-out, medical records coordination, insurance verification, triage of incoming patient phone calls, payment processing, appointment scheduling and performs other duties as assigned. 


  • Admit patients to exam rooms following physician protocols.
  • Perform nursing procedures as ordered (i.e. electrocardiogram, audiometry, tympanometry, venipuncture, vision testing, pulse oximetry, dressing changes, oxygen therapy, splint application, etc.).
  • Administer adult and pediatric patient medications and immunizations following CDC and NC BON guidelines.
  • Answer clinic phone, schedule appointments, address phone messages and return patient calls in a timely manner.
  • Check-in patients,  asking patient for updated information, copying insurance cards and entering all new insurance information, maintaining record of patient check-in time, collecting insurance or Medicaid card and co-pay, maintaining close surveillance of the waiting room, and   preparing labels for patient sign-in.
  • Register new patients as they arrive and prepare information to be scanned.

Current or eligibility for Certified Medical Assistant or Registered Medical Assistant certification or Licensed Practical Nurse required. CMA candidates must be certified through AAMA, AMT, NHA, NCCT, or other accredited agency. NHA certified candidates must have completed a 1-2 yr. diploma or degree program or have two years of prior clinical experience.

Must have the ability to work independently and prioritize competing duties successfully. Candidates must be able to exercise appropriate judgment in handling daily workload decisions and be self-directed. Successful candidate will have strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills. 

Experience with EHR required, experience with Allscripts EHR and PM preferred. Experience and proficiency in Spanish preferred. Occasional travel for training and coverage at additional MAHEC Family Health Centers in WNC required. Current CPR certification required. 3 years of experience in a family health center / primary care setting preferred.


MAHEC, Human Resources is located at 121 Hendersonville Road, Asheville, NC 28803.  Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities and Spanish/English bilingual persons are strongly encouraged to apply.  Position Open Until Filled.

MAHEC is a certified Living Wage employer through Just Economics of Western North Carolina.

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