Medical Assistant II - Hematology / Oncology

Mercy Medical Center

Cedar Rapids, IA Healthcare / Nursing

Medical Assistant II- Hematology/Oncology


Full TimeDay7:30 AM to 4:00 PM

Summary
  • This position supports Mercy's philosophy of patient centered care by performing administrative and clinical duties in an outpatient setting including limited medication administration in the outpatient setting.

Job Specific Duties/Essential Functions
  • Administers oral, SubQ and IM medications under the direct supervision of an RN Demonstrates basic knowledge of medication purpose, side effects and administration procedure
  • Performs accurate measurement of patient statistics to include vitals, height and weight 
  • Manages room turnover and patient flow
  • Collects health history and med list
  • Escribes orders
  • Prepares patient for physician's exam
  • Instructs patients as directed by the RN or physician
  • Performs front offices duties including telephone, reception, medical records and scheduling
  • Practices standard precautions
  • Maintains inventory in rooms and orders office and clinical supplies and instruments

Position Specific Job Duties/Essential Functions

            N/A

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of administrative and clinical functions in a physician office setting.

Professional Experience– Required vs. Preferred
  • One year experience working in a medical office setting preferred

Education-Required vs. Preferred
  • Education sufficient to obtain AAMA certification

Licensure, Certification, Registration - Required vs. Preferred
  • AAMA certification required

Physical Activity Requirements
   A. Constant = 67-100% of workday
  • None
   B. Frequent = 34-66% of workday
  • Reaching
  • Sitting
  • Standing
  • Walking
  • Lifting
  • Fingering
  • Talking
  • Hearing
  • Balancing
  • Stooping
  • Kneeling
  • Crouching
  • Pushing
  • Pulling
  • Grasping
  • Feeling
  • Handling
   C. Occasional = 33% or less of workday
  • Climbing

Physical Demand Requirements
  • Medium: Exert 20-50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or 10-15 lbs. of force frequently

Job ID: 66788

Posted 12 days ago

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