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Medical Assistant II

Company: The US Oncology Network
Location: Dallas
Posted on: November 11, 2019

Job Description:

About the Job Position Summary Texas Oncology in Dallas is searching for a full-time Medical Assistant II to work in the Texas Breast Specialists location at Medical City Dallas. The Medical Assistant II, 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. Texas Oncology delivers high-quality, high-touch care to help cancer patients achieve 'More breakthroughs. More victories.' in their fight against cancer. We are an independent, physician-led practice delivering leading-edge technology and treatment options and conducting innovative research. Founders of the practice pioneered community-based care to enable more cancer patients to receive high-quality care while staying close to the critical support of family and friends. Texas Oncology has more than 150 sites of service throughout Texas, with more than 350 physicians dedicated to serving our patients. On average, we treat more than 50,000 new cancer patients each year, with documented growth year over year. Texas Oncology pioneered the concept of community-based, outpatient, multidisciplinary cancer centers. We give local communities access to leading-edge technology that was previously only available in larger metropolitan areas. Texas Breast Specialists and Texas Urology Specialists are a part of Texas Oncology. Texas Oncology is an affiliate of The U.S. Oncology Network, which is owned by McKesson Specialty Health, a division of McKesson Corporation. 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 of experience as a Medical Assistant or nursing assistant. -Phlebotomy experience strongly preferred. -Current BCLS (Basic Cardiac Life Support) certification required. -Certified Medical Assistant strongly preferred. -Some state regulations may require specific certifications in order to work as a Medical Assistant. 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. About Texas Oncology: The vision of Texas Oncology is to be the first choice for cancer care. We have high standards for patient satisfaction and offer exceptional value in cancer care. We also strive to advance clinical research and develop innovative approaches to treatment of oncology and hematology disorders. The mission of Texas Oncology is to provide excellent, evidence-based care for each patient we serve, while advancing cancer care for tomorrow. To this end, we give patients access to the highest quality cancer care available today within their own local communities. Our cutting-edge technologies, treatments and research are offered in welcoming and comfortable environments. We maintain comprehensive quality oversight and responsible financial management. At all times, we pride ourselves in being moral, ethical and efficient as a medical practice and employer. We extend an extremely competitive offering of benefits to employees, including Medical Health Care, Dental Care, Vision Plan, 401-k with a matching component, Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term disability and Wellness & Perks Programs. Come join our growing organization and enjoy knowing that you work for an organization dedicated to making the lives of others better. 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. Category: Clinical Post to: *M 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.

Keywords: The US Oncology Network, Dallas , Medical Assistant II, Healthcare , Dallas, Texas

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