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Medical Assistant

Position SummaryTexas Oncology is searching for a Medical Assistant. The Medical Assistant assists the physicians and clinicians with patient care duties in a clinical environment.
Texas Oncology delivers high-quality, high-touch care to help cancer patients achieve "More breakthroughs. More victories."?? in their fight against cancer. We are an independent, physician-led practice delivering leading-edge technology and treatment options and conducting innovative research. Founders of the practice pioneered community-based care to enable more cancer patients to receive high-quality care while staying close to the critical support of family and friends.
Texas Oncology has more than 150 sites of service throughout Texas, with more than 350 physicians dedicated to serving our patients. On average, we treat more than 50,000 new cancer patients each year, with documented growth year over year. Texas Oncology pioneered the concept of community-based, outpatient, multidisciplinary cancer centers. We give local communities access to leading-edge technology that was previously only available in larger metropolitan areas. Texas Breast Specialists and Texas Urology Specialists are a part of Texas Oncology. Texas Oncology is an affiliate of The U.S. Oncology Network, which is owned by McKesson Specialty Health, a division of McKesson Corporation.
Job Description:
SCOPE:
Under direct supervision, assists physicians and clinicians
with patient care duties in a clinical environment. Promotes efficient patient
flow and patient care, i.e. exams, and procedures. Performs clinic support
tasks including miscellaneous clerical tasks, answering phones, and maintaining
physicians schedule. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance
Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Escorts patients to and from exam rooms, physician offices,
and treatment room as appropriate.
Records patient data prior to each physician visit,
including but not limited to, vital signs, height, weight, allergies, and
medication changes.
Obtains all necessary patient records as required by
physician prior to treatment or procedures.
Prepares and stocks exam/treatment rooms and orders supplies
as needed.
Assists physicians with exams and procedures as requested.
Administers subcutaneous and intramuscular injections, as
delegated by RN or physician.
Maintains all exam/treatment room disinfection protocols.
Answers patient telephone calls for referral to physician or
nurse/pharmacist.
Phones in prescriptions and makes other patient calls as
directed by physicians and RN.
Informs physician of patient reschedules and no shows.
Performs other administrative duties, i.e. typing, filing
faxing, chart preparation, reception, etc, as requested by supervisor or
physician.
May enter orders under a provider's direction and
supervision.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
High school graduate or equivalent. Certificate of graduation
from an accredited program for Medical Assistants preferred. This is an entry
level position requiring 0-3 years experience as a medical assistant or nursing
assistant. Current BCLS certification required within 3 months of hire.
Certified Medical Assistant preferred. Some state regulations may require
specific certifications in order to work as a Medical Assistant
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of
those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential
functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Requires full
range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger
dexterity, and eye-hand coordination. Requires standing and walking for
extensive periods of time. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to
40 lbs. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment characteristics described here are
representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential
functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Exposure to
communicable diseases, toxic substances, ionizing radiation, medical
preparations and other conditions common to an oncology/hematology clinic
environment may occur.
The vision of Texas Oncology is to be the first choice for cancer care. We have high standards for patient satisfaction and offer exceptional value in cancer care. We also strive to advance clinical research and develop innovative approaches to treatment of oncology and hematology disorders.
The mission of Texas Oncology is to provide excellent, evidence-based care for each patient we serve, while advancing cancer care for tomorrow. To this end, we give patients access to the highest quality cancer care available today within their own local communities. Our cutting-edge technologies, treatments and research are offered in welcoming and comfortable environments. We maintain comprehensive quality oversight and responsible financial management. At all times, we pride ourselves in being moral, ethical and efficient as a medical practice and employer.
We extend an extremely competitive offering of benefits to employees, including Medical Health Care, Dental Care, Vision Plan, 401-k with a matching component, Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term disability and Wellness & Perks Programs.
Come join our growing organization and enjoy knowing that you work for an organization dedicated to making the lives of others better.
The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.
The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.


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