Job Description

Certified Medical Assistant - Full-time (Outpatient Clinic)

Cancer care is all we do

Hope in healing

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA), part of City of Hope, takes a unique and integrative approach to cancer care. Our patient-centered care model is founded on a commitment to personalized medicine, tailoring a combination of treatments to the needs of each individual patient. At the same time, we support patients’ quality of life by offering therapies designed to help them manage the side effects of treatment, addressing their physical, spiritual and emotional needs, so they are better able to stay on their treatment regimens and get back to life. At the core of our whole-person approach is what we call the Mother Standard® of care, so named because it requires that we treat our patients, and one another, like we would want our loved ones to be treated. This innovative approach has earned our hospitals a Best Place to Work distinction and numerous accreditations. Each of us has a stake in the successful outcomes of every patient we treat.

Job Description:

*This position is Full-time, Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm

Job Overview

Under the direct supervision of a physician, physician extender, or a registered nurse, performs a variety of patient care activities in accordance with established standards and practice of CTCA. Delivers compassionate care to patients by assisting with clinical tasks, preforming support services for clinical staff and providing direct interaction with patients and their caregivers.

  • Obtains and documents vital signs, blood sugars, pain levels, patient data, and medication lists. Performs peripheral lab draws and administers vaccines including influenza and pneumococcal. Reports to the licensed nurse, physician, or advanced practice provider any changes in patient status, behavior, and abnormal findings of data or incidents. Documents accurately in the medical record the care that was delivered, activities completed, and other data that is collected for the patient.

  • Answer phones courteously, collaborates with nurse and/or provider to manage phone calls, and makes clinic pre-appointment reminder calls to patients.

  •  Enters orders into the electronic medical record on behalf of the provider at the direction of the provider. Coordinates prescription refills and requests as directed/ordered by provider. Distributes educational information and instructions for patient care, diagnostics, and treatments to patients and caretakers as directed by provider in preparation for tests, procedures and treatments.

  • Directs the flow of the provider’s scheduled appointments and attempts to minimize delays for both patients and the provider. Provides direct personal attention to patients and caregivers in an effort to create a positive, caring experience.

  • Assists clinical team members with procedure, testing, and gathering patient information in an integrative, cooperative manner. Provides support to nursing staff and other personnel in the daily activities of the unit and during emergency situations. Maintains supplies needed for effective operations of the department.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisory and professional staff members.

  • Identify the typical (or minimum) combination of education and experience required to bring someone new into the job.  If a college degree is necessary, indicate whether a particular major is appropriate.  A minimum and a preferred/fully competent level can be listed.

Education:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • 2 years prior experience as a Medical Assistant preferred

  • MA certification required

  • Current BLS and CPR required

We win together

Each CTCA employee is a Stakeholder, driven to make a true difference and help win the fight against cancer. Each day is a challenge, but this unique experience comes with rewards that you may never have thought possible. To ensure each team member brings his or her best self, we offer exceptional support and immersive training to encourage your personal and professional growth. If you’re ready to be part of something bigger and work with a passionate, dynamic group of care professionals, we invite you to join us. 

Visit:  Jobs.cancercenter.com to begin your journey.

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