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Medical Assistant

Company: US Oncology, Inc.
Location: Mcallen
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

Texas Oncology is looking for a full-time Medical Assistant to join our team! This position is for the McAllen location. 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 Medical Assistant do?

The Medical Assistant, 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.

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.
  • Orders and restocks supplies.
  • Performs other administrative duties, i.e., typing, filing faxing, chart preparation, reception, etc., as requested by supervisor or physician.

Qualifications

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

  • High school graduate or equivalent required.
  • Certificate of graduation from an accredited program for Medical Assistants strongly preferred.
  • Willing to consider an entry-, mid-, or entry-level candidate.
  • Minimum 2 years of Medical Assistant experience strongly preferred.
  • Certified Medical Assistant preferred.
  • Current BCLS certification required.
  • Some state regulations may require specific certifications in order to work as a Medical Assistant.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish strongly 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, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

Category: Clinical

Post to:

  • M

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

  • High school graduate or equivalent required.
  • Certificate of graduation from an accredited program for Medical Assistants strongly preferred.
  • Willing to consider an entry-, mid-, or entry-level candidate.
  • Minimum 2 years of Medical Assistant experience strongly preferred.
  • Certified Medical Assistant preferred.
  • Current BCLS certification required.
  • Some state regulations may require specific certifications in order to work as a Medical Assistant.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish strongly 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, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

Category: Clinical

Post to:

  • M

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.
  • Orders and restocks supplies.
  • Performs other administrative duties, i.e., typing, filing faxing, chart preparation, reception, etc., as requested by supervisor or physician.

Keywords: US Oncology, Inc., McAllen , Medical Assistant, Other , Mcallen, Texas

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