Medical Assistant

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Vidant Medical Group

Full Time



Vidant Chowan Hospital

Vidant Chowan Hospital is a modern 25 bed critical access facility located in historic Edenton, North Carolina, and provides services and programs to 45,000 people in 4 counties. Vidant Chowan Hospital's partnership with Vidant Health gives our patients access to state-of-the-art services provided by an academic medical center. Our medical staff includes some of the finest primary care, pediatric, internal medicine physicians and surgeons in the region, and we have a telemedicine link with the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University.


  • Maintains all patient care related documentation in patients' medical records in a timely manner.
  • Verifies consistency and accuracy of clinical information entered into patient charts.
  • Prepares charts, maintains and updates forms and prepares documentation paperwork.
  • Maintains and monitors medical record documentation and filing. Correctly files all patient documentation verifying accuracy and completion of content.
  • Responsible for various secretarial, clerical and receptionist activities.
  • Answer phones, greet patients, and screen calls. Schedule patient appointments.
  • Assist with charge entry on a timely basis.
  • Purchase and distribute office and medical supplies.
  • Perform clinical support services within protocol and upon completion of proper training and competency evaluation.
  • Assist medical providers with patient care services as requested.
  • Perform health screenings (vision, blood pressure, weight and vitals), collect blood collection and/or phlebotomy blood collection for lab tests.
  • Collect health risk appraisals and/or patient histories.

Minimum Position Requirements

  • HS graduate or equivalent required.
  • One to two years of formal medical assistant or nurse aide training preferred.
  • Substitution: Formal medical assistant or nursing aide training may be substituted with six months current full time experience in the clinical setting as a Medical Assistant, Certified Medical Assistant, or CNA.

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.


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