We are seeking a dynamic Medical Assistant with exceptional people skills to cover as needed at our beautiful Boulder location. This is a PRN position that offers the opportunity to learn and grow while working with an amazing group of physicians that are passionate about oncology and exceptional patient care.
Comprehensive Care, Proven Outcomes
Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers (RMCC) is Colorado's largest and most comprehensive provider of cancer care with 53 physicians, in more than 20 community-based locations across the state.
Our history is rich in forward thinking and best practice development. We were formed in 1992 when a group of independent medical oncology practices joined together to become a network of community-based clinic sites. This practice model has stood the test of time and continues to have proven clinical and economic benefit for patients, employers and payers today.
Why Choose Us
RMCC provides a coordinated, strategic approach to cancer care, which promotes optimal patient outcomes and survivorship through evidence based measures. We are a physician led and owned practice and value the collaborative relationships we have built with other organizations and physicians in our community. As an additional strength we are part of The US Oncology Network (USON), one of the nation's largest networks of integrated community-based oncology practices dedicated to advancing high-quality, evidence-based patient care.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES -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. -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. -Order labs in Orchard. -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.
POSITION REQUIREMENTS: High school graduate or equivalent. Certificate of graduation from an accredited program for Medical Assistants strongly preferred. Minimum one year experience as a medical assistant or nursing assistant in a hospital or clinic setting.
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. *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.
Internal Number: MCKEA00878064
About US Oncology Network
The US Oncology Network believes local cancer care is better care. We empower 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.
- 25 years of oncology practice management expertise
- Leader in value-based cancer care with over 900 physicians participating in the Center for Medicaid and Medicare
- Innovation Oncology Care Model – one fourth of the entire population of physicians nationwide
- Over 1,400 affiliated physicians
- More than 450 cancer treatment center locations across the United States
- Over 995,000 patients treated annually