Careers | ePlus Cancer Care

Medical Assistant

Job Title
Medical Assistant
Job ID
27383246
Location
Denver,  CO
Other Location
Description

Job Purpose:

The Medical Assistant performs clinical support services, assists with clerical duties, obtains and organizes medical records and maintains patient care documentation in EMR. This position is responsible for providing professional care specifically to Radiation Oncology patients in an outpatient setting Monday thru Friday, 8:00 am thru 4:30pm daily.

Essential Functions:

  • Request, obtain and organize necessary and appropriate clinical documents for the patient’s chart.
  • Creates initial Consult Note for physician using template, containing diagnosis, staging, diagnostic studies, pathology, medical history, medications, allergies, etc.
  • Prepares consent forms and obtains signatures.
  • Creates Follow Up and End of Treatment notes using templates.
  • Rooms patients and assists during consult and follow up patient visits to include vitals, health history, acting as chaperone.
  • Organizing weekly physician visits for patients undergoing daily radiation treatments.
  • Take and properly record vital signs; height, weight, temp, BP, pulse
  • Schedule external labs, diagnostic studies and other follow-up for patients as requested by physician.
  • Update medical records.
  • Initiate / receive / triage / transfer / follow up on patient and other phone calls.
  • Schedule follow up appointments for patients completing course of radiation therapy.
  • Maintain internal document tracking progress of patients from scheduled consult through end of treatment.
  • Maintains concise and accurate journaling of activities in EMR.
  • Ensure timely, thorough and proper communication of patient progress through pre-treatment steps.
  • Perform blood draws / organize and stock blood draw area / coordinate pick-ups with Lab Corp and/or Quest.Receive reports, obtain MD approval, record and place in EMR
  • Enter daily charges for consults and follow ups using appropriate ICD-10, CPT and Z-codes.
  • Fill outFMLA / Disability / Handicap Parking / Return to Work and other paperwork, routing appropriately.
  • Create letters such as jury excuse, work excuse, airline flight changerequests to physician to sign.
  • Ensure that all processing and reporting deadlines are consistently achieved.
  • Facilitate and encourage patient interaction and advocacy.
  • Organize and clean examination rooms.
  • Clean / Sterilize / prepare medical instruments.
  • Disposal of contaminated supplies.
  • Track inventory and order clinical supplies as needed.
  • Assist with reception desk coverage, and other clerical duties as needed and assigned.
  • Maintain records and schedule supplies/activities to maintain compliance with BLS, TB, flu vaccinations, etc.
  • Maintain records of and scheduling of fire extinguisher inspection and maintenance.
  • Maintain records of inspection and maintenance of AED and emergency equipment.
  • Perform any other functions as required by management.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule (including overtime, and weekends) as necessary.
  • High School graduate or equivalent required.
  • Certified or eligible for certification as a Medical Assistant in the state of Colorado.
  • Current CPR certification.
  • Basic PC skills including Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience.

Preferred Skills

  • Radiation / Medical Oncology experience
  • Prior EMR experience
  • Ability to understand and organize varied medical records/reports
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication proficiency.

Required Competencies

Excellent judgment, dependability, conscientious performance.  Detail oriented.  Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.  Caring and empathetic.  High ethical standards. Mechanical ability and manual dexterity for operating complicated equipments.

Option 1: Create a New Profile

BE PASSIONATE

Our executive team doesn’t hide the fact that they care. Patients come first. Period. It’s refreshing in today’s business environment to know that the bottom line is more than profits.

BE IMPORTANT

There’s nothing better than being part of a team that makes a difference in the world. Every person contributes to the quality of experience our patients and families have.

BE SUCCESSFUL

We prosper as a company when we grow as individuals. We are committed to being the best we can be by empowering our team members to grow personally and professionally.

Commit to something big

There are many benefits to being part of the e+CancerCare team – including competitive pay, health insurance, paid time off, 401(K), ongoing training, team member assistance program and service days. But at the end of the day, we believe the most important benefit is making a difference in the lives of our patients and their families.

I’ve been with e+ for over seven years. We’ve grown rapidly over that time but haven’t lost the family feeling. I love that any teammate in the company will help each other out to do what’s best for our patients.

Chris Burgess, Vice President of Clinical Operations

I am surrounded by an awesome management team, nurses and peers. The home office gives us a lot of autonomy to do what's best for our patients, families and communities.

Brittany Fortie, Lead Nurse, Oncologics and Lafayette General Hospital

You hear people say, ''we’re a family,' but at e+ it’s not just words, you actually feel it. Everybody is so happy and caring. I love working here and getting a chance to brighten the day for our patients and families.

Jamie Gilbert, Patient Concierge, Oncologics, New Iberia