Position SummaryWillamette Valley Cancer Institute and Research Center focuses on providing the best care for our neighbors. To do so, we have three clinics to serve our patients in Eugene, Corvallis, and a satellite office near the coast in Florence, OR. This small infusion center is looking for a part time, hybrid Medical Assistant/Scheduler to help support the treatment of our coast community. Focusing mainly on responsibilities under the scope practice of a Nationally Certified Medical Assistant - rooming patients, taking vitals, patient interviews, etc - this person will also help with more administrative duties such as patient scheduling, office communication, and updating patient demographics.
Employment: Part Time, 16 hours - Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Location: Florence, OR
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:
Assist in front office support of the clinic including answering in-coming phone calls, greet patients, check in, collect co-pays, and managing professional communication
Schedule patients for follow-up visits
Manage referrals from WVCI physicians and external referral sources
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.
Answers patient telephone calls for referral to physician or nurse/pharmacist.
Phones in prescriptions and makes other patient calls as directed by physicians and RN.
Informs physician of patient reschedules and no shows.
Performs other administrative duties, i.e. typing, filing faxing, chart preparation, reception, etc, as requested by supervisor or physician.
Experience and Education:
High school graduate or equivalent.
NCMA Certification Required
1-3 years of experience.
Certificate of graduation from an accredited program for Medical Assistants preferred.
Current BCLS certification required within 3 months of hire.
More About The Company
Willamette Valley Cancer Institute and Research Center is an independent, physician-led practice delivering leading-edge technology and treatment options and conducting innovative research. Founders of the practice pioneered community-based care to enable more cancer patients to receive high-quality care while staying close to the critical support of family and friends. We are committed to excellence which means providing the latest in cancer-fighting medical treatments and technologies.
As a member of The US Oncology Network, one of the nation's largest community-based cancer treatment and research networks, WVCI participates in leading-edge clinical trials through US Oncology research, which has helped develop 75 FDA approved cancer therapies. We serve the Eugene, Corvallis, and Springfield communities with three clinical offices located throughout the Central Oregon area.
To learn more about WVCI and its daily mission, please visit our website at www.oregoncancer.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.
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.
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