Staff Position

Medical Assistant
US Oncology, Inc
Philadelphia, PA
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Medical Assistant

Overview Alliance Cancer Specialists, the largest community-based oncology practice in Southeastern PA, is seeking a full-time Medical Assistant. We are seeking a compassionate, hard-working individual who is dedicated to providing exceptional patient care. Travel will be expected between our Abington Division sites- including our Red Lion, Horsham, and Chestnut Hill Locations. 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 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 physicians schedule. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards. 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, 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. Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school graduate or equivalent. Certificate of graduation from an accredited program for Medical Assistants preferred. This is an entry level position requiring 0-3 years experience as a medical assistant or nursing assistant. Current BCLS certification required within 3 months of hire. Certified Medical Assistant preferred. Some state regulations may require specific certifications in order to work as a Medical Assistant. Must be willing to travel between sites as needed. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination. Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 40 lbs. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, ionizing radiation, medical preparations and other conditions common to an oncology/hematology clinic environment may occur.


Average Pennsylvania Staff Position Pay


The average salary for a Medical Assistant is 42% lower than the US average of $41.

Estimate based on Bureau of Labor Statistics data.