Job: Medical Assistant - Oncology (Chandler)

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Job Description

Ironwood Cancer & Research Centers has beautiful state-of-the-art integrated Cancer and Women's Centers, with locations strategically located throughout the Valley. Each one provides a superior cancer care environment with a full spectrum of cancer related services for patients. Our multi-disciplinary team approach includes surgical oncology, medical oncology, radiation oncology, women's centers, diagnostic imaging services, social service support, nutritionist, integrative services, and genetic counseling.

Mission Statement: To serve the community by providing quality, comprehensive cancer care which respects the values and needs of each individual.

Overview: We are looking for qualified and experienced Medical Assistants to deliver compassionate care to patients by assisting with clinical tasks, performing support services for clinical staff and providing direct interaction with patients and their caregivers in our fast-paced out-patient oncology clinic. 

Schedule: This is a full-time, day-shift position a Monday - Friday schedule.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Preps patient charts.
  • Prepares and sanitizes all exam rooms for the day as well as in between each patient.
  • Rooms patients; completes and records vital signs and applicable patient assessment items.
  • Accepts and return phone calls as needed.
  • Processes referrals as needed.
  • Calls patients with results as directed by provider.
  • Monitors Rx folder.
  • Sets up orders; transfusions, direct admin to hospital, phlebotomy, etc.
  • Charts appropriate notes into the EMR.
  • Remains aware to equal work distribution amongst peers.
  • Enrolls patients in drug replacement programs.
  • Handles physician requests and coordinates special testing assignments.
  • Assists coworkers in any area to provide quality patient care.
  • Maintains a professional, team oriented, positive attitude.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Stable work history, and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be able to obtain vital signs and take instructions from Physicians.
  • Must be able to relate well to patients.
  • Computer and typing skills desirable. Experience with electronic medical records a plus.
  • Should have good organizational skills, effective oral, and written communication skills.
  • Should be flexible, reliable, and self-motivated.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Must be able and willing to travel between offices.

Education and Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years experience as a Medical Assistant preferred.
  • Graduation from a medical assistant program preferred.
  • National MA Certification a plus (will be required within 90 days of hire).
  • Bilingual required.

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package including health/dental/vision insurance, life insurance, PTO, 401K, and more.  We offer a caring work environment and are an E.O.E.

Please visit our website at "Outsmarting Cancer One Patient at a Time."