Medical Assistant Compass Oncology, the largest multi-specialty medical oncology practice in the Pacific Northwest, is looking for a Medical Assistant to join our team at our Rose Quarter office in Portland, OR. Working as part of a team that is on the cutting edge of cancer care and treatment, our Medical Assistants play a crucial role in the daily patient flow, assisting a specific Physician/APP. Assisting with rooming patients, taking vitals, and communications on behalf of the provider, our MA's play a crucial role in the Cancer Care Continuum. An energetic individual with Oncology or Specialty experience will find the most success in this role.
If you are a dedicated, team-oriented, patient-centered individual looking for an opportunity where you are proud of what you do, work hard, have fun, want to learn and go home at the end of the day knowing you made a difference in the lives of our patients; Compass Oncology is the place for you!
Employment Type: Full-Time, 40hr/week Benefits: M/D/V, Life Ins., 401(k) Location: Portland, OR
SCOPE: 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.
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 required or directed by physicians.
Schedules patient tests, procedures and hospital admissions and schedules appointments to follow-upon test results, as applicable.
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.
High school graduate or equivalent.
Certificate of graduation from an accredited program for Medical Assistants preferred.
Active Washington State Medical Assistant License
Minimum thee (3) years' experience as a medical assistant or nursing assistant.
Phlebotomy experience preferred.
Current CPR certification required.
More About The Company Compass Oncology team brings together leading cancer experts in the fields of surgical, medical and radiation oncology, pathology and palliative care to provide the most comprehensive cancer care possible and an even more cohesive patient experience. In addition, the majority of our physicians specialize in particular cancer types, bringing a heightened level of expertise to our patients. If you are a dedicated, team-oriented, patient-centered individual looking for an opportunity where you are proud of what you do, work hard, have fun, want to learn and go home at the end of the day knowing you made a difference in the lives of our patients; Compass Oncology is the place for you!
As a member of The US Oncology Network, one of the nation's largest community-based cancer treatment and research networks, Compass Oncology participates in leading-edge clinical trials through US Oncology research, which has helped develop 75 FDA approved cancer therapies. We serve the Portland and Vancouver communities with five clinical offices located throughout the metro area.
To learn more about Compass Oncology and its daily mission, please visit our website at www.CompassOncology.com.
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.
Internal Number: MCKEA00877786
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