Medical Assistant

US Oncology, Inc. Bensalem , PA 19020

Posted 4 weeks ago

Overview Alliance Cancer Specialists, the largest community-based oncology practice in Southeastern PA, is seeking a full-time medical assistant for their Bensalem office. Top Reasons To Work for Alliance Cancer Specialists:

Comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability insurance 401k Plan Paid Time Off One on one mentoring and training with our skilled and experienced clinical team that will allow you to expand your skill set Highly competitive pay Day shift only. No evenings.

No weekends or major holidays. 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 and verifies presence of consent prior to treatment or procedures.

Prepares and administers injections as directed by physician.

Assists physicians with exams and procedures as requested.

Assists with delegated patient education including but not limited to distributing education literature, etc. Maintains adequate inventory of supplies and ensures that all supplies are viable before using for patient collection.

Sends specimens to reference laboratories for any testing not performed in house.

Processes incoming orders for lab testing. Processes in-house and in-coming reports.

Uses equipment effectively, skillfully and efficiently.

Maintains equipment and work area as directed. Performs waived lab testing under CLIA guidelines for personnel.

Records proper lot numbers of all controls, calibrator, and reagents for waived lab tests.

Complies with regulatory agency standards. Adheres to all OSHA compliance laws and Universal Precaution procedures.

Properly disposes of hazardous materials.

Maintains a clean working environment. Maintains confidentially of all information related to patients and medical staff. Performs other administrative duties, i.e. typing, filing faxing reception, etc, as requested by supervisor or physician.

Qualifications Position requires 3-5 years' experience as a medical assistant High school graduate or equivalent required. Certificate of graduation from an accredited program for Medical Assistants preferred.Position requires 3-5 years' experience as a medical assistant High school graduate or equivalent required. Certificate of graduation from an accredited program for Medical Assistants preferred.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 and verifies presence of consent prior to treatment or procedures.

Prepares and administers injections as directed by physician.

Assists physicians with exams and procedures as requested.

Assists with delegated patient education including but not limited to distributing education literature, etc. Maintains adequate inventory of supplies and ensures that all supplies are viable before using for patient collection.

Sends specimens to reference laboratories for any testing not performed in house.

Processes incoming orders for lab testing. Processes in-house and in-coming reports.

Uses equipment effectively, skillfully and efficiently.

Maintains equipment and work area as directed. Performs waived lab testing under CLIA guidelines for personnel.

Records proper lot numbers of all controls, calibrator, and reagents for waived lab tests.

Complies with regulatory agency standards. Adheres to all OSHA compliance laws and Universal Precaution procedures.

Properly disposes of hazardous materials.

Maintains a clean working environment. Maintains confidentially of all information related to patients and medical staff. Performs other administrative duties, i.e. typing, filing faxing reception, etc, as requested by supervisor or physician.



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Medical Assistant

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