Medical Assistant- Fairfax

US Oncology, Inc. Fairfax, VA
Position SummaryAre you looking for a career and not just a job in the Medical field? Virginia Cancer Specialists, an affiliate of McKesson Specialty Health and US Oncology, a leader in Cancer care, is seeking a Full Time Medical Assistant for our Fairfax office.

High school graduate or equivalent required. Certificate of graduation from an accredited program for Medical Assistants preferred. Minimum three years experience as a medical assistant or nursing assistant.

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.

Duties to include:

* 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, as delegated by RN or physician.

* Maintains all exam/treatment room disinfection protocols.

* Responds to patients' calls as requested. Performs other administrative duties, such as typing, filing, faxing etc as requested by supervisor or physician.

* 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 lists for patient to review.

* Fill out disability forms.

* Schedule blood transfusion, therapeutic phlebotomy, ordering special tests (Oncotypes, Kras testing, EGFR, Myriad, Paradigm, etc.).

* May enter orders under a provider's direction or supervision.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

High school graduate or equivalent. Certificate of graduation from an accredited program for Medical Assistants preferred. Minimum three years experience as a medical assistant or nursing assistant.

Phlebotomy experience preferred. Current BCLS (Basic Cardiac Life Support) certification required. Certified Medical Assistant preferred.

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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

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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.