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Medical Assistant or CNA - West Cancer Center

Company: Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada
Location: Portland
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

OverviewIt may sound clich--, but it is true. A career taking care of cancer patients is a calling for most all of us. It's much more than a job. Each of us has a unique story that brought us to Compass Oncology, but those stories usually share common themes of care, compassion, and commitment. No matter the role, each Compass team member serves in, the goal is the same: to provide the best care possible for each and every one of our patients. If this sounds like you, please reach out to us. We can't wait to hear your story.Compass Oncology, the largest multi-specialty medical oncology practice in the Pacific Northwest, is looking for a Medical Assistant or Certified Nursing Assistant - Medical Oncology to support our medical oncology team. Working as part of our Medical Oncology team that is on the cutting edge of cancer care and treatment, our Medical Assistants play a crucial role in the daily patient flow, assisting a specific Physician. Assisting with rooming patients, taking vitals, and communications on behalf of the provider, our MA's play a crucial role in the Cancer Care Continuum. An energetic individual with Oncology or Specialty experience will find the most success in this role.If you are a dedicated, team-oriented, patient-centered individual looking for an opportunity where you are proud of what you do, work hard, have fun, want to learn and go home at the end of the day knowing you made a difference in the lives of our patients; Compass Oncology is the place for you!Employment Type: Full-Time 40 Hours, M-F Location: West Cancer Center (Tigard, Oregon)Salary Range: $20-$28.82 Per Hour**Final offer amounts are determined by a review of the candidate's applicable experience and qualifications, as well as, internal employee equity considerations.Job 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 physician's schedule. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards. 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, including but not limited to, hormones and biological growth factors.Maintains all exam/treatment room disinfection protocols.Processes instruments and equipment as needed.Answers patient telephone calls for referral to physician or nurse/pharmacist.Phones in prescriptions and makes other patient calls as required or directed by physicians.Schedules patient tests, procedures and hospital admissions and schedules appointments to follow-upon test results, as applicable.Obtains new patient records and previous test results, x-rays, scans, etc.Performs other administrative duties, i.e. typing, filing faxing reception, etc, as requested by supervisor or physician. Qualifications Education:High school graduate or equivalent.Certificate of graduation from an accredited program for Medical Assistants preferred.Current CPR certification required.Experience/Training: Minimum (1-3) years of experience as a medical assistant or nursing assistant, preferred.Phlebotomy experience preferred.More About The CompanyCompass Oncology team brings together leading cancer experts in the fields of surgical, medical and radiation oncology, pathology and palliative care to provide the most comprehensive cancer care possible and an even more cohesive patient experience. In addition, the majority of our physicians specialize in particular cancer types, bringing a heightened level of expertise to our patients. If you are a dedicated, team-oriented, patient-centered individual looking for an opportunity where you are proud of what you do, work hard, have fun, want to learn and go home at the end of the day knowing you made a difference in the lives of our patients; Compass Oncology is the place for you!As a member of The US Oncology Network, one of the nation's largest community-based cancer treatment and research networks, Compass Oncology participates in leading-edge clinical trials through US Oncology research, which has helped develop 89 FDA approved cancer therapies. We serve the Portland and Vancouver communities with clinical offices located throughout the metro area.To learn more about Compass Oncology and its daily mission, please visit our website at https://compassoncology.com/Our Benefits: When you feel supported, both from a health and financial wellness perspective, you have the energy and motivation to make good things happen - whether it is caring for patients, caring for yourself and your family, or giving back to your community. That's why Compass Oncology offers a full suite of competitive benefits that support your physical, mental and financial well-being. From health and wellness programs, to retirement education and plans, we give you the tools to make great choices for your health and financial wellbeing now and in the future.For benefit-eligible employees who work 20 hours or greater, we proudly offer the following:Medical , Dental, Vision, Life and DisabilityHSA and Flexible Spending AccountsCritical Illness, Hospital, and Legal PlansPTO and Holiday PlansRetirement Savings PlansRobust Wellness Program and IncentivesEAPPerksJeans Fridays!For more details: Compass Employee BenefitsThe US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.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.-Required to lift and assist patients as requested.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: Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada, Portland , Medical Assistant or CNA - West Cancer Center, Other , Portland, Oregon

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