Medical Assistant (MA) / Front Office

Oncology/Hematology practice - Northridge, CA (30+ days ago)


Job Description

Busy Oncology/Hematology practice has an immediate opportunity available for a medical assistant.

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:

*Greet and direct patients and visitors

*Patient registration/check-out

*Enter patient data into the registration system

*Collect co-payments and deductibles

*Reconcile daily cash report

*Schedule patient appointments and blood transfusions

*Answer telephone and respond to inquiry, direct caller to appropriate personnel or initiate a triage email for response by medical personnel

*Maintain supplies and cleanliness of front office

*Ensure maintenance of patient confidentiality

*Demonstrate exceptional customer service skills in the performance of work assignments and duties

*Document patient's height, weight, temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure

*Report changes in patient's physical status to the mid level practitioner

*Review and record medical history including current medications

*Perform phlebotomy and basic laboratory tests; prepare specimens for transport to laboratory

*Administer injections

*Assist in minor procedures

*Review physician orders, lab requests or follow-up needs with patients

*Maintain supplies and cleanliness of examination rooms

*Ensure maintenance of patient confidentiality

*Demonstrate exceptional customer service skills in the performance of work assignments and duties

Job Requirements:

*High school diploma or equivalent

*Completion of an accredited medical assistant program with certification

*Current CPR certification

*Excellent phlebotomy skills

*Knowledge of medical laboratory procedures

*Basic computer knowledge

*Previous Oncology/ Hematology experience preferred but not required

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $12.00 to $12.50 /hour

Experience:

  • Medical Assistant: 1 year
  • Medical Front Office: 1 year
  • Medical Office: 1 year

Education:

  • High school or equivalent

Location:

  • Northridge, CA

License:

  • Medical Assistant Certificate