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DATE ADDED: Wed 10/10/2018

Medical Assistant - OHC - Kenwood

Kenwood, USA


Job Description

 Oncology Hematology Care (OHC) is currently accepting resumes for a Medical Assistant to join our Kenwood team.  OHC is the region's premier provider of care related to cancer and blood disorders including a wide range of services, state-of-the-art treatments and technologies.

Medical Assistant is responsible for multifunction role in the physician practice setting.  Responsibilities include direct patient care, administrative duties, laboratory services, and assisting in the office flow of patient care.  Escorting patients back to clinical care area and collecting necessary information (test results, vital signs, phlebotomy, lab tests) for physician, prior to treatment.  Other responsibilities of a Medical Assistant include the following:

  • Performs injections and laboratory testing, as ordered by a physician.

  • Performs patient care including documenting weight, vital signs, and chief complaint.

  • Responsible for phlebotomy and specimen collection.

  • Assists with medical procedures, including bone marrow biopsies, paracentesis, etc.

  • Appropriately follows procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analysis and results reporting.

  • Is proficient in all aspects of laboratory instrumentation, to include basic operation, quality control, preventive maintenance, reagent storage, troubleshooting and documentation.

  • Can identify problems that may affect test performance or reporting of test results, corrects the problem or immediately notifies the appropriate person(s).

  • Reviews patient medical records in advance of appointment, for completeness. Obtains all missing documents, notes, test results, etc. prior to appointment.

  • Verifies that all physician orders have been completed.

  • Schedules outpatient diagnostic tests for patients.

  • Provides insurance pre-certification if needed.

  • Reviews fee tickets to ensure that all tests and procedures have been recorded

Performance Requirements:

  • Excellent phlebotomy and basic medical assistant clinical skills.

  • Working knowledge of medical billing requirements, including CPT and ICD-9 coding.

  • Skills in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with physicians and non-physician support staff.

  •  Effective communication skills when dealing with patients and family members.

Education/Experience/Licensure Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • One to two years experience as a medical assistant in an office environment, including phlebotomy and injections  

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Medical Assistant certification or registration for state(s) of practice preferred

This full-time position offers competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, PTO (paid time off), paid holidays and 401k, as well as company-paid short-term disability, long-term disability and basic life insurance.

Join OHC today and become a part of this fast growing, Cincinnati-based company committed to compassionate and convenient care close to home.

The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Company Description
At OHC, we are dedicated to providing compassionate, convenient and highest quality healthcare experience in Ohio and surrounding areas. As a part of The US Oncology Network, we deliver high-quality, evidence-based care to patients close to home.

Role: Medical Assistant - OHC - Kenwood
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Location: Kenwood,

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