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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
3/8/2019
Job Category:
Health Care Provider
Medical Assistant - Two Openings!
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US Oncology, Inc. | Chicago Ridge, IL
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Job Description

Position SummaryThe 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 two Medical Assistants!

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 physician's 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.
* Depending on practice-specific protocols, may be asked to obtain.
* Administers subcutaneous and intramuscular injections, as delegated by RN or physician.
* Maintains all exam/treatment room disinfection protocols.
* Responds to patients' calls as requested.-Performs other administrative duties, i.e. typing, filing faxing reception, etc, as requested by supervisor or physician.
* Alerts nurse/physician of abnormal vitals, any important information given by patient.
* Collection of inbound meaningful use data. Flu documentation, initial height and weight.
* Prints med list for patient to review.
* Fill out disability forms.
* Schedule blood transfusions, therapeutic phlebotomies, ordering special tests (Oncotypes, Kras testing, EGFR (epidural growth factor receptor), Myraid, Paradigm, etc).
* May enter orders under a provider's direction and supervision.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

High school graduate or equivalent. Certificate of graduation from an accredited program for Medical Assistants preferred. Minimum three years experience as a medical assistant or nursing assistant.

Phlebotomy experience preferred. Current BCLS (Basic Cardiac Life Support) certification required. Certified Medical Assistant preferred.

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)