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Certified Medical Assistant at US Oncology, Inc.

Certified Medical Assistant

US Oncology, Inc. Austin, TX (On Site) Full-Time

Texas Oncology's Covid 19 vaccine policy requires all new hires to be vaccinated or obtain an approved exemption before their start date. More information will be provided to you during the interview process.

Texas Oncology is looking for a Certified Medical Assistant to join our team! This full time position will support the South Austin location at 4101 James Casey. Typical work schedule is Monday-Friday; 8:30am to 5:00pm.

This position will be either a level 1, 2 or Sr based on candidate experience.

Texas Oncology is the largest community oncology provider in the country and has approximately 600+ providers in 220+ sites across Texas and southeastern Oklahoma. Our founders pioneered community-based cancer care because they believed in making the best available cancer care accessible to all communities, allowing people to fight cancer at home with the critical support of family and friends nearby. Our mission is still the same today - at Texas Oncology, we use leading-edge technology and research to deliver high-quality, high-touch, evidence-based cancer care to help our patients achieve "More breakthroughs. More victories." ® in their fight against cancer. Today, Texas Oncology treats half of all Texans diagnosed with cancer on an annual basis.

Why work for us?

Come join our team that is responsible for helping lead Texas Oncology in treating more patient diagnosed with cancer than any other provider in Texas. We offer our employees a competitive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term disability coverage, a generous PTO program, a 401k plan that comes with a company match, a Wellness program that rewards you practicing a healthy lifestyle, and lots of other great perks such as Tuition Reimbursement, an Employee Assistance program and discounts on some of your favorite retailers.

What does the Certified Medical Assistant do? (Including but not limited to)

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.


The essential duties and responsibilities (including but not limited to)

* 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.


The ideal candidate for the Certified Medical Assistant position will have the following background and experience:

Level 1

* 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

Level 2 (in addition to level 1 requirements)

* Minimum three years experience as a medical assistant or nursing assistant.
* Phlebotomy experience preferred.
* Certified Medical Assistant preferred.

Level Sr (in addition to Level 1 and 2 requirements)

* Minimum five years experience as a medical assistant or nursing assistant in a hospital or clinic setting.
* Current CPR certification required.

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.

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