Texas Urology Specialists McKinney (a subsidiary of Texas Oncology) is searching for a Certified Medical Assistant. The Certified Medical Assistant is responsible for providing excellent care to our patients. We are seeking an energetic, self motivated individual to join our team. 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.
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.
Job Description Job Description SCOPE: Underdirectsupervision,assistsphysiciansandclinicianswithpatient care dutiesin a clinicalenvironment.Promotesefficientpatientflowandpatient care, i.e. exams, andprocedures.Performsclinicsupport tasks includingmiscellaneousclerical tasks, answeringphones,andmaintainingphysician'sschedule.SupportsandadherestotheUSOncologyComplianceProgram,toincludetheCodeofEthicsandBusinessStandards. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: -Escorts patientstoandfromexam rooms, physicianoffices,andtreatmentroomasappropriate. -Records patientdatapriortoeachphysicianvisit,includingbutnotlimitedto,vitalsigns,height,weight,allergies,andmedicationchanges. -Obtainsallnecessarypatient records asrequiredbyphysicianpriortotreatmentorprocedures. -Preparesand stocks exam/treatment rooms andorderssuppliesasneeded. -Assists physicians with exams and procedures as requested. -Depending on practice-specific protocols, may be asked to obtain. -Administerssubcutaneousandintramuscularinjections,asdelegatedbyRNorphysician. -Maintainsallexam/treatment room disinfectionprotocols. -Responds to patients' calls as requested.-Performs otheradministrativeduties,i.e.typing,filingfaxingreception,etc,asrequestedbysupervisororphysician. - 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: Highschoolgraduateorequivalent.Certificateofgraduationfromanaccreditedprogram for MedicalAssistantspreferred.Minimumthreeyearsexperienceas a medicalassistantornursingassistant. Phlebotomyexperiencepreferred.CurrentBCLS (Basic Cardiac Life Support)certificationrequired.CertifiedMedicalAssistantpreferred. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physicaldemandsdescribedherearerepresentativeofthosethat must bemetbyanemployeetosuccessfullyperformtheessentialfunctionsofthis job. Reasonableaccommodations may be made toenableindividualswithdisabilitiestoperformtheessentialfunctions.Requires full rangeofbodymotionincludinghandlingandliftingpatients,manualandfingerdexterity,andeye-handcoordination.Requiresstandingandwalkingforextensiveperiodsof time. Occasionallyliftsand carries itemsweighingupto40lbs.Requires corrected visionandhearingtonormalrange. -Required to lift and assist patients as requested. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The workenvironment characteristics describedherearerepresentativeofthoseanemployeeencounterswhileperformingtheessentialfunctionsofthisjob.Reasonableaccommodations may be made toenableindividualswithdisabilitiestoperformtheessentialfunctions.Exposureto communicable diseases,toxic substances, ionizingradiation,medicalpreparationsandotherconditionscommontoanoncology/hematologyclinicenvironment may occur. 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: *HEC
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: MCKEA00877779
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