At Alliance Oncology, our team members focus on transforming the patient experience and delivering exceptional quality care. Our commitment to patient care and excellence are reasons Alliance Oncology is a national leader in radiation oncology. It’s also the reason why Alliance is the partner of choice for hospitals, physicians, and other healthcare providers to whom we offer the latest oncology technologies and care.
The Medical Assistant will assist all other members of the healthcare team in caring for the radiation therapy patients and family. Exhibits excellent working knowledge of patient care.
Specific duties include, but are not limited to:
-Provides direct care to patients by taking vital signs, drawing blood or assisting with procedures as directed by nurse or physician.
-Maintains clean patient care areas. Ensures exam rooms have adequate supplies and equipment. Maintains supplies as directed by RN.
-Assists in maintaining patient medical records and departmental records. Maintains patient confidentiality at all times. Ensures that all test results are properly recorded, charted and given to medical providers in a timely manner.
-Completes insurance filing assignments accurately as directed.
-Abides by departmental policies and procedures to include infection control, blood borne pathogens, precautions, radiation safety, privacy and HIPAA. Appropriately refers questions, requests or problems to supervisors.
-Is a highly dependable member of the therapy team, and promotes goodwill and a positive image of the center. Provides patient and family comfort and support as appropriate. Collaborates with other team members in the care of the radiation patients and their families.
-Completes any additional job duties as assigned in a timely manner.
High school diploma or GED required; Certificate from college or technical school preferred.
CPR certification required.
LPN, LVN, EMT, Certified Medical Assistant, Certified Nursing Assistant or Certificate of Completion from an accredited Medical Assistant or Nursing Assistant School preferred.
Certified Medical Assistants - Minimum of one (1) year experience in medical or related field
Experienced Medical Assistants - At least 3 years of equivalent experience in states where previous education in the medical field is required. Site Manager/Director, Clinical Services approval required.