Position SummaryTexas Oncology is looking for a full-time Medical Assistant to join our team! This position is for the Texas Breast Specialists location in Frisco, one of the 210+ sites we have across the state of 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.
Why work for us?
One reason to join our team is because we offer our employees a competitive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term disability coverage, a 401-k plan that comes with a company match, a Wellness program that rewards you just for tracking your steps, and lots of other great perks such as Tuition Reimbursement, an Employee Assistance program and discounts on some of your favorite retailers.
The ideal candidate for the Medical Assistant position will have the following background and experience:
- High school graduate or equivalent.
- Certificate of graduation from an accredited program for Medical Assistants strongly preferred.
- 2-5 years of experience as a medical assistant.
- Phlebotomy experience preferred.
- Certified Medical Assistant strongly preferred.
- Current BCLS certification required.
- Some state regulations may require specific certifications in order to work as a Medical Assistant.
- Experience with EMR/EHR computer software strongly preferred.
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.
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.
- Obtains all necessary patient records as required by physician prior to treatment or procedures.
- Assists physicians with exams and procedures as requested.
- May enter orders under a provider’s direction and supervision.
- Performs other administrative duties, i.e., typing, filing faxing, chart preparation, reception, etc., as requested by supervisor or physician.
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.
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.