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Medical Assistant - Corpus Christi

Company: Oncology Consultants
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description"You can make a difference in the life of an oncology patient and find your career satisfaction by joining our team of healthcare professionals today."About Oncology ConsultantsOncology Consultants has been a premier adult medical oncology & hematology practice in Houston, TX for over 35 years. Our healthcare team is committed to provide state of the art cancer treatment in a caring environment as we continue to expand our oncology services in the metropolitan region. About the Position The role of the Medical / Laboratory Assistant is to facilitate the delivery of oncology patient care under the supervision of the licensed nurse and / or physician. This is accomplished through direct and indirect patient care activities. Shift Schedule:

  • Mon - Fri: 8am - 5pmBenefits:
    • Insurances: Life, medical, dental, short term and long term disability
    • 401K
    • Free parking
    • PTO
    • Holidays
    • Competitive salaryResponsibilities:
      • Welcome all patients and visitors by greeting them in person, answering inquiries and directs them through the registration process.
      • Utilize a multi-line phone system, fax machine, printer, copier, and scanner to process patients through the registration process.
      • Answer phones and transfer phone calls to corresponding employees.
      • Register patients, verifying insurance eligibility as needed, and collecting payments through various software systems.
      • Collect all insurance information, verify patient demographics, process payments, post patient balances.
      • Schedule patient appointments
      • Maintain a neat and clean work environment and professional appearance and adherence to relevant health and safety procedures.
      • Discharge Patients, assist office and clinical staff and close office at end of shift.
      • Assist in the coverage of Front Office duties in other locations as needed or required.
        • Clinic admissions including new patient admission
          • Full vital signs, including respirations
          • Height and Weight (measured, no verbal reports unless Wt > 350)
          • Interview form
          • Initiate EMR chart
            • Allergies
            • Vital signs
            • MD clinic patient triage
              • Medication list update
              • Vital signs: BP/ Temp / pulse/ respirations
              • Performance status
                • Assisting MD with clinic visit exams as needed
                  • PAP / Pelvic exams
                  • Rectal / Stool Occult Blood
                  • Transport patients via wheel chair as needed
                  • Documentation of care delivered
                  • Assist nursing staff in return of patient messages
                    • Return calls for routine MD follow up / testing appointments
                    • Delegated by Team leader when nurse is out of office
                    • Patient care supply management
                    • Appointment scheduling
                    • Scheduling tests and procedures ordered by M.D.
                    • Chart preparation for MD clinics
                    • Verify all results are on chart prior to visit
                    • Obtain missing reports prior to MD exam
                    • Radiology file management
                    • Other clerical responsibilities as needed.Requirements:
                      • MA Certification
                      • Bilingual- A+ but not mandatory
                      • Computer literate
                      • High School diploma or equivalent, supplemented with one year of work related experience
                      • A qualified candidate is a professional, dependable, flexible and self-motivated person.
                      • Must have knowledge health insurance, including HMOs, PPOs, Medicare, Medicaid, etc.
                      • Must be able to multi-task, possess good computer skills, have a good attitude, be personable, and flexible.Oncology Consultants is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.Medical Center - Memorial City - Sugar Land - Katy - Willowbrook - Southwest Northwest - West HoustonApply today. Our short application process takes less than 5 minutes with your phone, tablet or computer.Powered by JazzHRvbA0bjBFlZ

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