MD Anderson Cancer Center Medical Assistant - Medical Oncology - West Houston in Houston, Texas
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 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 and EKG tests).
Provides transportation of patients for discharge or transfer to other areas in the hospital. Must position, lift and move patients as
Cleans, stores, prepares and coordinates maintenance of medical equipment.
Maintains inventories of laboratory and medical supplies.
Processes all required paperwork.
Instructs patients as to test preparations according to planned procedure.
Other duties as assigned.
High school diploma/equivalent.
Graduate of an approved Medical Assistant program or US Military medical services training program.
One year of medical assistant experience.
With preferred degree, no experience is required.
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. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html
Requisition ID: 157136
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: No
Referral Bonus Available?: No
Relocation Assistance Available?: No
Science Jobs: No