Job Number: 38671
Status: Full Time
Full time Medical Assistant Technical position available in West Penn Allegheny Oncology Network, part of West Penn Allegheny Health System, Physician Organization. The ideal candidate will have the ability to work primarily out of the Forbes office, with travel as needed to other locations.
Our organization is comprised of 15 offices in 7 counties. We are an adult Hematology/Oncology practice. We provide office visits, lab testing and treatment infusions for many conditions.
Technical Medical Assistants are responsible for assisting physicians, rooming patients, obtaining vitals, performing venipunctures/fingersticks and various other office tasks. In addition, Tech MA's are responsible for processing and performing laboratory tests. Tech MA's also assist the physician during bone marrow aspirations. There are many tasks required to maintain licensure of the laboratory with the Department of Health. Due to the nature of our patient population, strong phlebotomy skills are required. Nearly every patient has lab work; many patients are difficult draws.
Since we have many offices, travel is occasionally required to other offices to cover during vacations and call offs.
Graduate of an approved Medical Assistant program preferred
Minimum 2 years medical assistant, physician medical office or related health care experience required
CPR Certification required
Experience with phlebotomy and laboratory operations preferred
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, excellent math skills and the ability to work independently
Performs front office functions including, patient registration, chart preparation, scheduling patient visits, procedures, and testing. Obtains authorizations and referrals as needed