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Medical Assistant - Radiation Oncology

Location: Gilbert
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionIronwood Cancer & Research Centers has beautiful state-of-the-art integrated Cancer and Women's Centers, with locations strategically located throughout the Valley. Each one provides a superior cancer care environment with a full spectrum of cancer related services for patients. Our multi-disciplinary team approach includes surgical oncology, medical oncology, radiation oncology, women's centers, diagnostic imaging services, social service support, nutritionist, integrative services, and genetic counseling. Mission Statement: To serve the community by providing quality, comprehensive cancer care which respects the values and needs of each individual. Overview: The role of the Medical Assistant is a key member of the practice and provides clinical expertise to ensure all patients receive high quality; efficient care. Performs delegated medical functions under the direction of a provider, authorized practitioner or RN in the delivery of care. This position is for our Radiation Oncology department. This is a full-time, day shift working 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepares schedule and all rooms for the day.
  • Rooms patients.
  • Completes all necessary paperwork for new patients. Encounters new patient documents.
  • Enter orders for Labs.
  • Schedules new patients, procedures, imaging procedures, simulations and reschedules for missed appointments.Logs missed appointments and mails letters.
  • Obtains medical records for patients.
  • Calls in prescriptions, e-prescribe scripts.
  • Calls patients to confirm appointments. Notifies patients of negative test results.
  • Requests CDs for imaging or dosimetry.
  • Answers triage phone calls and responds appropriately.
  • Answers phone calls and return all messages by the end of the business day.
  • Assists Medical Oncology Department and Women's Clinic if needed.
  • Obtains authorizations for medications. Knowledge and Skills:
    • Stable work history, and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
    • Ability to use office equipment, computer, and typing is essential.
    • Easily adaptable to a computer environment.
    • Must be able to obtain vital signs and take instructions from Physicians.
    • Must be able to relate well to patients.
    • Ability to effectively communicate. Education and Qualifications:
      • 1-2 years' MA experience required.
      • Previous RadOnc experience preferred.
      • National MA Certification a plus (or must obtain within 90 days).
      • Graduation from an accredited Medical Assistant program. We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package including health/dental/vision and life insurance, 401K, and a caring work environment. We are an E.O.E. As a Healthcare provider we will require all newly hired employees to be fully vaccinated. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.Please visit our website at "Outsmarting Cancer One Patient at a Time"

Keywords: IRONWOOD PHYSICIANS,P.C., Gilbert , Medical Assistant - Radiation Oncology, Healthcare , Gilbert, Arizona

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