Medical Assistant
Chicago Ridge, IL 
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Posted 20 days ago
Job Description
The US Oncology Network believes local cancer care is better care and in 2017 Vantage Oncology joined The US Oncology Network. The US Oncology Network empowers the delivery of advanced integrated cancer care through our network of independent physicians who share expertise and resources to provide quality, value-based care close to home. Our clinical and business support capabilities, expertise and industry-leading technologies keep local practices at the forefront of high quality, efficient care delivery while enabling practice success, quality of life and financial security for physicians.

The US Oncology Network has 1,400 affiliated physicians, 400 locations across the United States and 800,000 patients treated annually

We have an immediate opening for
2 Full Time Medical Assistants.


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.

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.

Applicants will be hired into the title appropriate to their credentials and years of experience.
 
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.

 

Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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