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Medical Assistant - Radiation Oncology

Medical Assistant - Radiation Oncology

Job Description

Ironwood Physicans strive to be comprehensive care facilities providing a full spectrum of services to patients. Our state of the art facilities are the first of their kind in the Phoenix area, housing a full staff to provide leading edge, quality care in Medical Oncology along with Radiation Oncology, Urology and ancillary support services.


Ironwood Physicians is looking for motivated, professional and friendly and patient focused certified Medical Assistant for our Radiation Oncology Department. This is a fast paced and rewarding environment with excellent potential for professional growth.

Under direct supervision, assists physicians and clinicians with patient care duties in a medical environment. Maintains efficient patient flow, assists with patient care, i.e. exams, procedures and patient education and performs miscellaneous clinic support tasks.


  • Prepare the schedule and all rooms for the day
  • Get all paperwork necessary for new patients
  • Room patients for OTVs, Consults and Follow ups
  • Dressing changes for balloon patients
  • Assist with balloon placements and removals
  • Assist with pelvic exams
  • Check out patients
  • Enter orders for Labs, procedures, exams, lupron
  • Schedule simulations and reschedule patients if they miss their appointments
  • Schedule imaging procedures
  • Schedule new patients
  • Schedule procedures
  • Obtain authorizations for procedures/exams
  • Obtain medical records for patients
  • Call in Prescriptions
  • Enter G code
  • E prescribe scripts
  • Confirm appointments
  • Request CDs for imaging or dosimetry
  • Triage phone calls
  • Answer phone calls and return all messages by the end of the business day
  • Prepare order for medical supplies
  • Stock and clean exam rooms
  • Assist med onc physicians
  • Help in med onc department if needed
  • Arrange transportation for patients that are having procedures
  • Obtain auth for medications
  • Refer patients to other physicians
  • Sort through faxes and encounter
  • Arrange calls with physicians
  • Reschedule appointments if physician schedule changes
  • Check emails from physicians/staff
  • Verify current insurance
  • Call patients if we are a non contracted facility
  • Schedule marketing lunches on physician schedules
  • Schedule meetings on physician schedules
  • Upload ultrasound images
  • Enter charges for procedures
  • Notify of negative test results
  • Encounter new patient documents
  • Mt Vista schedule simulations
  • Mt Vista enter orders
  • Confirm personal appointments for physicians
  • Scan personal items for physicians
  • Scan/ complete expense reports for physicians
  • Make sure dry cleaning is returned from linen company for physicians lab coats
  • RSVP to seminars or personal meetings for physicians
  • Other duties as assigned


Job Requirements

- High school diploma or equivalent
- MA certificate from an accredited program

- At least 2 years of experience working as a Medical Assistant
- Radiation Oncology experience a plus
- Accuracy in obtaining and recording patient history, medications, and vitals
- Demonstrates excellent organizational and time management skills
- Exceptional documenting skills, interpersonal, telephone, and verbal communication skills
- Must be computer literate

- Ability to work with minimal supervision but has the ability to follow defined protocols and procedures
- Experience with injections & chemotherapy preferred

Ironwood Cancer & Research Centers is a Comprehensive Cancer & Research Center serving patients in the East Valley suburbs of Phoenix. We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package including health insurance, 401K and a caring work environment. We are an E.O.E.

Please visit our website at
"Outsmarting Cancer One Patient at a Time"

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care
Education High School
Experience At least 2 year(s)
Manages Others No
Relocation No
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
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Medical Assistant - Radiation Oncology

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