Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Medical Assistants are a corner stone of the patient’s experience in any clinic. Typically, the first clinical team member a patient interacts with, the MA team, needs to be strong, compassionate, and cognizant of the clinic’s number one priority – positive patient care. Willamette Valley Cancer Institute is looking for a new Medical Assistant Supervisor to lead our department to continued excellence. Responsible for training, leadership, and management of our medical assistants across all departments – Medical Oncology, Gynecological Oncology, Surgical Oncology, and Radiation Oncology. While Oncology experience is strongly preferred, seven plus years in a hospital or clinical specialty setting will be considered. Two years of supervisory and/or leadership experience is required.
Employment Type: Full Time – 1.0 FTE (40hr/week) Benefits: M/D/V, Life Ins., 401(k) Location: Eugene and Corvallis, OR
JOB SCOPE: Oversees the Medical Assistant department/staff, treatment rooms, and exam areas while facilitating smooth and efficient patient flow. Directs the coordination of daily room assignments and scheduling of Medical Assistants to assist Physicians. With minimal upline direction, assists with patient care services, i.e. vitals, assessments and procedures. Monitors Physician's schedule to recognize coverage issues and assigns personnel as appropriate. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Onboards and trains new Medical Assistants and completes MA staff performance appraisals.
Directs daily workflows of MA team.
Responsible for the development of the junior level MA staff through instruction and knowledge share. Serves as an escalation point for clarification and/or resolution for staff, patients, and Physicians.
Assigns Medical Assistants to work with specific physicians according to schedules and patient care needs.
Creates and maintains the work schedule for medical assistants and provides coverage for PTO/Sick calls. Also, is responsible for time and labor administration of MA’s.
Works side by side with the MA team to create a positive patient experience. Escorts patients from one department to another as needed
Records patient data prior to each physician visit, including but not limited to: vital signs, height, weight, allergies, as well as medication reconciliation. Obtains all necessary patient records as required by the physician.
Verifies presence of consent prior to treatment or procedures.
Verifies that all exam rooms are prepared and stocked at the beginning and end of each shift. Responsible, in coordination with Nursing Supervisor, for supply orders and maintains the supply room par levels. Assists physicians with exams and procedures as requested.
Delivers patient education including but not limited to distribution of education literature, follow up instructions, etc.
Maintains all exam & procedure room disinfection protocols.
Maintains patient files and records as appropriate.
Assists in the supervision of Medical Assistants and other non-licensed patient care providers as needed.
More About The Company Willamette Valley Cancer Institute and Research Center is 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. We are committed to excellence which means providing the latest in cancer-fighting medical treatments and technologies.
Located in the beautiful Eugene-Springfield area, a mid-sized community where you can experience the splendor of all four seasons in a moderate climate. The South Willamette Valley is known for being wine country, and Eugene is a haven for wine lovers and craft beer enthusiasts. Superb skiing or a walk on the beach is within an hour's drive. Home to TrackTown USA and the University of Oregon, it's a mecca for runners and fans of track and football.
As a member of The US Oncology Network, one of the nation's largest community-based cancer treatment and research networks, WVCI participates in leading-edge clinical trials through US Oncology research, which has helped develop 75 FDA approved cancer therapies. We serve the Eugene, Corvallis, and Springfield communities with three clinical offices located throughout the Central Oregon area.
To learn more about WVCI and its daily mission, please visit our website at www.oregoncancer.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.
High school graduate or equivalent.
Certificate of graduation from an accredited program for Medical Assistants required.
Minimum of seven years’ experience as a medical assistant or nursing assistant in a hospital or clinic setting.
Two (2) years previous Lead or Supervisory experience required.
Current CPR certification required.
Certified Medical Assistant required.
Oncology Experience strongly preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Pay DOE - Medical Health Care, Dental Care, Vision Plan, 401-k, Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term disability and Wellness & Perks Programs, and MORE!
Internal Number: P022476
About Willamette Valley Cancer Institute and Research Center
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