TEMP - Medical Assistant - Breast Surgery - Compass Oncology
The US Oncology Network
May 9, 2018
Position Summary Compass Oncology, the largest multi-specialty medical oncology practice in the Pacific Northwest, is looking for a Temporary Medical Assistant to join our team at our West Clinic outside of Portland, Oregon. During this 3-4 month contract you would be part of a team that is on the cutting edge of cancer care and treatment. This position supports one of our surgeons in the Breast Surgery program. While previous surgical experience is not required, it is highly preferred. If you are a dedicated, team-oriented, patient-centered individual looking for an opportunity where you are proud of what you do Oncology is the place for you!
Employment Type: Full Time 1.0 (40hr/week) Temp Contract - 3-4 months Location: Portland, OR
JOB 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.
Experience and Education:
High school graduate or equivalent
Minimum one to three (1-3) years experience as a medical assistant or nursing assistant
Certificate of graduation from an accredited program for Medical Assistants preferred
Phlebotomy experience preferred
Certified Medical Assistant preferred
Current CPR certification required
More About The Company The Compass Oncology team brings together leading cancer experts in the fields of surgical, gynecologic, 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 71 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.
CODES: *HEC *M 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.