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Position SummaryArizona Oncology Associates is looking for a Medical Assistant. Great opportunity to join a team that focuses on patient care - Located in beautiful Arizona, you will have the ability to enjoy small town living with big city amenities on top of a rewarding work/life balance.

Company Overview

As the largest cancer practice in Arizona, we are proud to provide advanced and compassionate Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Gynecologic Oncology and Hematologic services. Our physicians and staff incorporate a multidisciplinary, personalized approach to treatment to enhance the patient experience by providing complete care in convenient, community-based locations.

We are proud to provide patients with access to the latest treatments, state-of-the-art technology, and an extensive research program. We believe it is beneficial to patients' that these therapies are provided in a community setting, because it allows you to remain close to home and to your support system.

The ideal candidate will have the following background and experience:

* High school graduate or equivalent.
* Certificate of graduation from an accredited program for Medical Assistants preferred.
* Current BCLS certification required within 3 months of hire.
* Certified Medical Assistant preferred.
* Position is considering all levels of experience


* 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.

Arizona Oncology physicians are supported by talented clinical staff that are sensitive to the needs of cancer patients and their caregivers.

United in Healing with The US Oncology Network

Arizona Oncology is united in healing with The US Oncology Network, one of the nation's largest community-based cancer treatment and research networks focused on advancing cancer care in America. As an affiliate of The US Oncology Network, Arizona Oncology is united with more than 1,000 physicians and 10,000 cancer professionals nationwide.

Ready For Your Next Career Challenge? We'd Love to Hear from You!

If you possess the above qualifications and a desire to make a difference, we invite you to submit your resume and apply. In addition to a great career opportunity, we offer excellent benefits, a team environment, professional development, and the chance to be part of a nationwide network dedicated to fight the war against cancer.

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.

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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.

About US Oncology, Inc.

US Oncology Holdings, Inc. (Holdings) is a national cancer care services company that conducts all of its business through US Oncology, Inc. and its subsidiaries. The Company provides its services through four operating segments; medical oncology services, cancer center services, pharmaceutical services and research/other services. It provides management services to practices under comprehensive services agreements in both its medical oncology and cancer center services segments. The Company has worked with local physician groups to enable affiliated practices to offer care to cancer patients in outpatient settings, including professional medical services, chemotherapy infusion, radiation oncology services, access to clinical trials, laboratory services, diagnostic radiology, pharmacy services and patient education. As of December 31, 2008, Holdings affiliated with 1,211 physicians operating in 456 locations, including 94 radiation oncology facilities, in 39 states. (Source: 10-K)

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