Job Description

Medical Assistant (Cardiology) - Full-time

About City of Hope

City of Hope is an independent biomedical research and treatment organization for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases.

Founded in 1913, City of Hope is a leader in bone marrow transplantation and immunotherapy such as CAR T cell therapy. City of Hope’s translational research and personalized treatment protocols advance care throughout the world. Human synthetic insulin, monoclonal antibodies and numerous breakthrough cancer drugs are based on technology developed at the institution.  AccessHope, a subsidiary launched in 2019 serves employers and their health care partners by providing access to City of Hope’s specialized cancer expertise.

A National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, City of Hope is ranked among the nation’s "Best Hospitals" in cancer by U.S. News & World Report and received Magnet Recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Its main campus is located near Los Angeles, with additional locations throughout Southern California, Arizona, Illinois and Georgia. 

Job Description:

Job Overview

To deliver compassionate care to patients by assisting provider with clinical tasks, performing support services for providers and providing direct interaction with patients and their caregivers.

Obtains vital signs, height & weight, up to date outpatient medication list and enters into Electronic Medical Record. Collects patient data and enters into EMR

Administers intramuscular injections, subcutaneous injections and nebulizers as directed by provider.

Performs blood glucose monitoring, phlebotomy and specimen collection as directed by provider.

Assists provider with minor bedside procedures, dressing changes and suture removal.

Coordinates prescription refills and requests as directed/ordered by provider.

Directs the flow of the provider’s scheduled appointments and attempts to minimize delays for both patients and the provider

Assists provider with coordination of patient care by ensuring  orders are scheduled and/or completed as directed by provider. May enter verbal orders in EMR on provider’s behalf as directed 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.

Performs other tasks as assigned by supervisor/provider.

Education/Experience Level

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Graduate of Medical Assistant Program

  • MA certification/registration required, CMA(AAMA) Preferred

  • BLS certification required

  • 2 years of experience in physician practice preferred

Pay Range

$16.70 - $25.78

Placement within the identified pay range is based on individual and market factors including, but not limited to, experience, education, credentials (including licenses and certifications), geographic location, market competition, skill set (including market availability of required skills), assigned/anticipated job tasks, and level of responsibility.  These factors are considered without regard to an individual’s status as a member of any protect group pursuant to federal, state, and/or local law.

City of Hope’s commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

We believe diversity, equity and inclusion is key in serving our mission to provide compassionate patient care, drive innovative discovery, and advance vital education focused on eliminating cancer and diabetes in all of our communities.  Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion ensures we bring the full range of skills, perspectives, cultural backgrounds, and experiences to our work -- and that our teams align with the people we serve in order to build trust and understanding.  We are dedicated to fostering a community that embraces diversity - in ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives; this is reflected in our work and represented in our people.

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