Medical Assistant Oncology Clinic
Company: Banner Health
Posted on: January 25, 2023
Phoenix, Arizona*Department Name: *
C/P-BUMCP Medical Oncology-Hos*Work Shift: *
Clinical Care*$1000 SIGN ON BONUS!* - 1 Year Commitment
PLUS $80 ALLOWANCE FOR SCRUBS INCLUDED!!
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we're changing the industry to make the experience the best it can
be. Our team has come together with the common goal: Make health
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starts here. If you're ready to change lives, we want to hear from
you. Apply today.
The Multi-Specialty Oncology Clinic at the Banner University MD
Anderson Cancer Center provides outpatient consults with
physicians, advanced practice providers, therapists and other
practitioners who specialize in oncology care. We ensure comfort,
consistency and continuity by taking an innovative approach to
oncology care that ties together the inpatient and outpatient
aspects of care. -We have a team of highly qualified, experienced
RNs and MAs who partner with our providers in providing excellent
care to the oncology patient. This position is required in order to
meet the daily needs of the clinic, to maintain a positive patient
experience and workflow efficiency.
As a Medical Assistant on this team, you will be an integral part
of the patient's Banner experience looking to provide each person
with the best customer service and patient care. When assisting
patients directly, you will be rooming patients, taking vitals,
assisting with procedures, and updating patient electronic medical
records accurately and timely. When not providing direct patient
care, you may also provide additional support to our
office/administrative staff throughout the clinic. This could
include answering phones, checking in patients, scheduling
appointments, following up with referrals, ordering supplies,
stocking rooms, etc. -
Uncertified Medical Assistants will be considered and will have 12
months to become nationally certified once employment begins.
Uncertified Medical Assistants will have access to Medical
Assistant certification study material and Banner will pay for the
cost of certification. A passing score would result in a pay
increase due to an MA's newly certified status. Banner is also
committed to your future and invested in furthering your education.
Medical Assistants have the opportunity to move up the Medical
Assistant career ladder or sign up for tuition assistance to
further advance their career. From PTR, to RN, there are endless
opportunities at Banner Health. Ask your recruiter for additional
details to learn more.
This is a full time, day shift position with flexible schedule
options, either 5 days at 8 hrs or 4 days at 10 hrs. In this
clinic, you will have opportunity for medical assistant career
development, training in multiple disciplines, and to expand
University Medical Center Phoenix Banner - University Medical
Center Phoenix is a nationally recognized academic medical center.
The world-class hospital is focused on coordinated clinical care,
expanded research activities and nurturing future generations of
highly trained medical professionals. Our commitment to nursing
excellence has enabled us to achieve Magnet--- recognition by the
American Nurses Credentialing Center. The Phoenix campus, long
known for excellent patient care, has over 730 licensed beds, a
number of unique specialty units and is the new home for medical
discoveries, thanks to our collaboration with the University of
Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix. Additionally, the campus
responsibilities include fully integrated multi-specialty and
sub-specialty clinics, and with a new $400 million campus
investment, a new patient tower and 2 new clinic buildings will be
This position is responsible for assisting clinicians and nursing
staff in providing medical care, as well as, implementing and
evaluating direct patient care. This position utilizes specialized
knowledge, judgment and skills to provide an excellent patient
1. Prepares patient for exam and treatment by taking and recording
vital signs, symptoms and other necessary measurements and
recording chief complaint; documents pain scores as appropriate.
Reports condition of patient which may be indicative of change in
the patient's condition to the clinician.
2. Assists providers with exams and minor in-office procedures
which could include taking patients' blood pressure, documenting
respiration and heart rate/pulse, taking temperature, as well as
performing phlebotomies, ear irrigation and EKG's. Acts as chaperon
as needed. Uses universal blood and body fluid precautions at all
times and personal protective equipment as needed. Responsible for
prioritization of patient flow through clinical process.
3. Coordinates and manages patient care including
pre-certifications, referrals, authorizations, prescriptions and
scheduling of patients for clinic, hospital and other ancillary
medical treatments and tests. Responsible for communicating test
results to patient. Acts as a resource to clinician in order to
provide optimal patient care. May administer medications in
accordance with established policies and procedures or as
4. Provides clerical support with patient/client notifications and
documentation to include but not limited to complete medical
records including labs, authorizations, X-Rays, hospital records
and any previous care pertaining to each patient visit. Provides
complete and accurate information necessary for billing related to
the patient encounter in a timely fashion.
5. Maintains a clean, functional environment including cleaning and
disinfection of equipment, exam rooms and storage areas. Disinfects
equipment and instruments using appropriate solutions following
sterilization procedures. Follows manufacturer's recommendations
and OSHA guidelines in handling of hazardous substances. Performs
basic maintenance of equipment and coordinates needed maintenance
for prompt repairs.
6. Orders supplies as directed, stocks patient care areas.
Medication ordering and tasks related to all medications (e.g.
expired medications/equipment and recalls).
7. Develops and maintains effective communication mechanism with
all external and internal customers. Exemplifies service
orientation and the team concept in all contacts.
8. This position will complete all necessary
on-boarding/orientation activities, including simulation training,
as needed or directed.
9. This position works under the direct supervision of the
providers. This position interacts with all levels of staff in a
variety of departments, physicians, patients, families and external
contacts, such as employees of other health care institutions,
community providers and agencies, concerning the health care of the
patient. Also interacts with physician's offices in order to
report, ask for or clarify information. Prioritizes data from
multiple sources to provide support for the response of the patient
and family to changes in health status.
High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge. Completion
of an approved medical assistant training program as defined by
Active Medical Assistant Certification is required. Certification
or additional training must meet the requirements for Meaningful
use. BLS certification required. Active Medical Assistant
certification such as: Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) with
proof of current membership from American Medical Technologists
(AMT) or Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) with proof of current
membership from American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)
or Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) with proof of
current membership from National Health Career Association (NHA)
(Test administered after 7/1/2017 only) or National Certified
Medical Assistant (NCMA) with proof of current membership from
National Certified Competency Testing (NCCT).
Requires strong computer skills, including the ability to work with
medical software. Requires exceptional interpersonal and
communication skills. Requires the ability to manage multiple
changing priorities in an effective and organized fashion.
Employees working at BUMG, BUMCT, or BUMCS in a Behavioral Health
clinical setting that serves children must possess an Arizona
Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the
card for the duration of their employment. Employees working at
Banner MD Anderson on the Banner University Medical Center Phoenix
campus must possess a State of Arizona Department of Public Safety
Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and
maintain the card for the duration of their employment. This is a
requirement of the Whole Family Counseling Program held at this
Experience with office medical procedures and treatments and
knowledge of insurance, managed care operations, EMR and scheduling
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
Our organization supports a drug-free work environment.
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