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Senior Medical Assistant - Infusion - Willowbrook - Houston, TX at US Oncology, Inc.

Senior Medical Assistant - Infusion - Willowbrook - Houston, TX

US Oncology, Inc. Houston, TX Full-Time
Overview Texas Oncology's Covid 19 vaccine mandate policy requires that all new hires be vaccinated or obtain an approved exemption before their start date. More information will be provided to you throughout the interview process. Texas Oncology is looking for a Senior Medical Assistant to join our team! This position will support the Willowbrook location in Houston, Texas. This is a full-time Monday-Friday 8:30a-5p position with no weekends, call, or major holidays. 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 Senior Medical Assistant do? Under direct supervision, the Medical Assistant 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. Responsibilities The 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 and verifies presence of consent prior to treatment or procedures. Prepares and stocks exam/treatment rooms and orders supplies as needed. Assists physicians with exams and procedures as requested. Assists with delegated patient education including but not limited to distributing education literature, etc. Obtains blood specimens from peripheral sites as needed and in accordance with OSHA and universal precautions. Administers subcutaneous and intramuscular injections, including but not limited to, hormones and biological growth factors. Maintains all exam/treatment room disinfection protocols. Processes instruments and equipment as needed. 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. Schedules patient tests, procedures and hospital admissions and schedules appointments to follow-up on receipt of test results, as applicable. Assists with select pre-authorizations and pre-certifications as needed. Informs physician of patient reschedules and no shows. Obtains new patient records and previous test results, x-rays, scans, etc. Performs other administrative duties, i.e. typing, filing faxing reception, etc, as requested by supervisor or physician. Maintains indigent drug program and sample drug program as assigned. Qualifications The ideal candidate for the Senior Medical Assistant will have the following background and experience: High school graduate or equivalent. Certificate of graduation from an accredited program for Medical Assistants strongly preferred. Willing to consider mid or senior level candidates. Minimum 3 years' of Medical Assistant experience strongly preferred. Phlebotomy experience preferred. Current CPR certification required. Some state regulations may require specific certifications in order to work as a Medical Assistant. Texas Oncology is part of the US Oncology Network and 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 ideal candidate for the Senior Medical Assistant will have the following background and experience: High school graduate or equivalent. Certificate of graduation from an accredited program for Medical Assistants strongly preferred. Willing to consider mid or senior level candidates. Minimum 3 years' of Medical Assistant experience strongly preferred. Phlebotomy experience preferred. Current CPR certification required. Some state regulations may require specific certifications in order to work as a Medical Assistant. Texas Oncology is part of the US Oncology Network and 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 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 and verifies presence of consent prior to treatment or procedures. Prepares and stocks exam/treatment rooms and orders supplies as needed. Assists physicians with exams and procedures as requested. Assists with delegated patient education including but not limited to distributing education literature, etc. Obtains blood specimens from peripheral sites as needed and in accordance with OSHA and universal precautions. Administers subcutaneous and intramuscular injections, including but not limited to, hormones and biological growth factors. Maintains all exam/treatment room disinfection protocols. Processes instruments and equipment as needed. 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. Schedules patient tests, procedures and hospital admissions and schedules appointments to follow-up on receipt of test results, as applicable. Assists with select pre-authorizations and pre-certifications as needed. Informs physician of patient reschedules and no shows. Obtains new patient records and previous test results, x-rays, scans, etc. Performs other administrative duties, i.e. typing, filing faxing reception, etc, as requested by supervisor or physician. Maintains indigent drug program and sample drug program as assigned.

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