Company: New York Oncology & Hematology
Posted on: May 16, 2022
SCOPE: Under direct supervision, assists physicians and clinicians
with patient care duties in a clinical environment. Promotes
efficient patient flow and patient care, i.e. exams, and
procedures. Performs clinic support tasks including miscellaneous
clerical tasks, answering phones, and maintaining physicians
schedule. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance
Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Escorts patients to and from
exam rooms, physician offices, and treatment room as
appropriate.Records patient data prior to each physician visit,
including but not limited to, vital signs, height, weight,
allergies, and medication changes.Obtains all necessary patient
records as required by physician prior to treatment or
procedures.Prepares and stocks exam/treatment rooms and orders
supplies as needed.Assists physicians with exams and procedures as
requested.Administers subcutaneous and intramuscular injections, as
delegated by RN or physician.Maintains all exam/treatment room
disinfection protocols.Answers patient telephone calls for referral
to physician or nurse/pharmacist.Phones in prescriptions and makes
other patient calls as directed by physicians and RN.Informs
physician of patient reschedules and no shows.Performs other
administrative duties, i.e. typing, filing faxing, chart
preparation, reception, etc, as requested by supervisor or
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school graduate or equivalent.
Certificate of graduation from an accredited program for Medical
Assistants preferred. This is an entry level position requiring 0-3
years experience as a medical assistant or nursing assistant.
Current BCLS certification required within 3 months of hire.
Certified Medical Assistant preferred. Some state regulations may
require specific certifications in order to work as a Medical
Assistant. COVID-19 vaccination is required. We will consider
accommodations for disability and religious based reasons.PHYSICAL
DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of
those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions. Requires full range of body motion including
handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity, and
eye-hand coordination. Requires standing and walking for extensive
periods of time. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up
to 40 lbs. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described
here are representative of those an employee encounters while
performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions. Exposure to communicable
diseases, toxic substances, ionizing radiation, medical
preparations and other conditions common to an oncology/hematology
clinic environment may occur.
Keywords: New York Oncology & Hematology, Albany , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Hudson, New York
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