Medical Assistant Oncology

Requisition ID
2021-172168
Department
Oncology Admin
Hours / Pay Period
80
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
0830-1700
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI Franciscan St. Anne Hospital
Location
WA-BURIEN

Overview

In 2020, united in a fierce commitment to deliver the highest quality care and exceptional patient experience, Virginia Mason and CHI Franciscan Health came together as natural partners to build a new health system centered around the patient: Virginia Mason Franciscan Health. Our combined system builds upon the scale and expertise of our nearly 300 sites of care, including 11 hospitals and nearly 5,000 physicians and providers. Together, we are empowered to make an even greater impact on the health and well-being of our communities. 

 

CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the future of patient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That means a seamlessly connected system offering quality care close to home. From basic health needs to the most complex, highly specialized care, our patients can count on us to meet their needs with convenient access to the region’s most prestigious experts and innovative treatments and technologies.  

 

As a part of our organization, we currently offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive starting wages (DOE) and training to grow within the company
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Flexible health spending accounts (FSA)
  • Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs
  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
  • Care@Work premium account for additional support with children, pets, dependent adults, and household needs
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify Theft
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Wellness Program

Responsibilities

As a Medical Assistant, you will work as a member of a care team to provide care and support to patients under the direction of a physician or mid-level provider. Your daily responsibilities will include the following:

  • Greets and prepares patients for Medical Care Provider; obtains and records vital signs and other appropriate information such as height, weight, drug allergies, current medications and presenting problems; positions, drapes and cleans up after examinations under Provider supervision; provides patient mobility assistance as necessary.
  • Performs basic lab and phlebotomy procedures, draws blood and performs EKG’s and laboratory procedures, administers approved medications via oral, subcutaneous, intramuscular or intradermal routes, informs patients of lab results, and mails reports to patients, under the supervision of provider.
  • Documents, in the electronic medical record, medical visits/procedures performed by healthcare providers in accordance with established procedures.
  • Prepares, cleans and sterilizes instruments; disposes of contaminated items in accordance with established standards; keeps exam rooms clean, orderly and well stocked; maintains adequate inventory of supplies; anticipates provider’s need for medications, supplies, and equipment and plans accordingly.
  • Schedules appointments to include office visits, ultrasound, non-stress tests and processes/authorizes referrals to other Medical Care Providers, Clinics and facilities as instructed; works with the other CHI-FH Departments in scheduling appointments for mutual clients.
  • May perform front office clerical duties such as billing, collection and registration functions, verifying insurance and collecting co-payments.
  • Performs telephone communication functions; giving clear information both verbally and in writing.

Qualifications

Education/Work Experience Requirements

  • High School Diploma (or GED equivalent) and completion of a Medical Assistant certification program at an accredited institution that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge skills/abilities
  • One year experience as a Medical Assistant preferred

Licensure/Certification

  • Current certification by the State of Washington as a Medical Assistant
  • Must have a current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) certification or obtain it within the first 30 days of employment

 

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