Medical Assistant – International Center

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MISSION STATEMENT The mission of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research, and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees, and the public. MD Anderson Cancer Center has a Medical Assistant opportunity in the International Center. The ideal candidate will have a high school diploma or equivalent and at least two years of medical assistant experience. Shift: Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm Key Functions Assists nursing staff with routine patient care services including; procedures, collecting information from patients, filling out appropriate information on FML, disability form and other forms, and producing /sending patient result letters as delegated. Participates in activities that maintain compliance with regulatory agencies including overseeing that all supplies are stored, organized, labeled and within their expiration date. Use effective customer service skills to meet the needs of patient family and staff. Assists with patient examinations, treatments, and procedures. Prepares / stocks rooms and escorts patients to rooms. Obtains vital signs and prepares patients for physician’s care. Documents in the medical record patient care entries and completed lab work. Reviews and sorts incoming lab results and forwards reports for review. Collects laboratory specimens and performs waived laboratory testing (such as finger stick glucose and EKG tests). Provides transportation of patients for discharge or transfer to other areas in the hospital. Must position, lift and move patients as needed. Cleans, stores, prepares and coordinates maintenance of medical equipment. Maintains inventories of laboratory and medical supplies. Processes all required paperwork. Instructs patients as to test preparations according to planned procedure. EDUCATION Required: High school diploma/equivalent. Preferred: Graduate of an approved Medical Assistant program or US Military medical services training program. EXPERIENCE Required: One year of medical assistant experience; with preferred degree, no experience is required. Preferred: Two years of Medical Assistant experience . CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE Required: None Preferred: Certified by one of the following based on Medical Assistant experience or preferred education: Certified by one of the following based on Medical Assistant experience or preferred education: Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) by the American Society of Medical Technologists (AMT) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) by the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification. It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. Additional Information Requisition ID: 166245 Employment Status: Full-Time Employee Status: Regular Work Week: Days Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 41,500 Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 52,000 Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 62,500 FLSA: non-exempt and eligible for overtime pay Fund Type: Hard Work Location: Onsite Pivotal Position: Yes Referral Bonus Available?: Yes Relocation Assistance Available?: Yes Science Jobs: No #LI-Onsite

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