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MD Anderson Cancer Center Medical Assistant - Breast Center in Houston, Texas

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is ranked the nation's top hospital for cancer care by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals." MD Anderson's mission is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation and the world through exceptional programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention. Our mission also includes education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.

Medical Assistant opportunity in the Breast Center. The ideal candidate will have a high school diploma or equivalent and at least two years of Medical Assistant experience; preferably breast oncology experience; oncology is a plus.

Shift: 8:00am-4:30 pm Monday-Friday


The primary purpose of the Medical Assistant position is to provide patient care and customer service assistance to the ambulatory care patient as delegated and support daily operations of the center.


Assists with patient examinations, treatments, and procedures. Prepares / stocks rooms and escorts patients to exam rooms. Obtains vital signs and prepares patients for physician's care. Documents in the medical record patient care entries and completed lab work. Reviews and sorts incoming lab results and forwards reports for review. Collects laboratory specimens and performs waived laboratory testing (such as finger stick glucose, A1C, PT/INR, and EKG tests). Provides transportation of patients for discharge or transfer to other areas in the hospital. Must position, lift, and move patients as needed. Cleans, stores, prepares, and coordinates maintenance of medical equipment. Maintains QC checks and inventories of laboratory and medical supplies. Processes all required paperwork. Instructs patients as to test preparations according to planned procedure. Maintains patient confidentiality at all times. Serves on various institutional and center quality improvement committees.

Other duties as assigned.


Required: High school diploma or equivalent.

Preferred: Graduate of an approved Medical Assistant program or US Military medical services training program.


Required: None

Preferred: Certified Medical Assistant


Required: One year of medical assistant experience. With preferred degree, no experience is required.

Preferred: Two years of medical assistant experience; preferably breast/oncology experience.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 157173

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Work Week: Days

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 34,500

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 43,100

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 51,500

  • FLSA: non-exempt and eligible for overtime pay

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Work Location: Onsite

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

  • Referral Bonus Available?: Yes

  • Relocation Assistance Available?: Yes

  • Science Jobs: No