Ascension Health Medical Assistant Certified - The Cancer Institute - Radiation Oncology in Baltimore, Maryland

We Are Hiring

Title:Medical Assistant - Certified

City, State: Baltimore, MD

Location:St Agnes Hospital-Baltimore MD

Department: Radiation Oncology Amb 001

Additional Job Details:FT Days,40 Hours, Weekly

Why Join Ascension?

For more than 150 years, Saint Agnes Hospital, part of Ascension, has been dedicated to the art of healing by providing exceptional care to the greater Baltimore area. Built on a strong foundation of excellent medical care and compassion, Saint Agnes and the physicians who practice here are committed to providing the best care for our patients for many years to come.

What You Will Do

Job Summary:

The Medical Assistant - Certified assists with the examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a physician.

Responsibilities:

  • Assists with treatments ordered by physician as supervised by physician or registered nurse. Performs select clinical duties.

  • Interviews patients, measures vital signs, and records information on patients' charts. Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients.

  • Performs basic clerical duties including answering the phone, maintaining records, and filing.

  • Performs basic materials management functions to include ordering and stocking of supplies. Assists with maintaining a clean and orderly environment.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

REQUIRED:CertifiedBLS Providerspecializing inHealth Service Providercredentialed from theAmerican Heart Association (AHA)obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.Or military CPR-First Aid training.

REQUIRED:Certification from one of the following: American Association of Medical Assistants; American Medical Technologists; or National Healthcareer Association or another nationally recognized credentialing organization.

REQUIRED: High School Diploma or Equivalent

REQUIRED: Completion of an accredited Medical Assistant program.

REQUIRED: One year of related experience.

PREFERRED: Previous experience obtaining pre-authorization for tests and procedures and experience obtaining authorization for prescription refills.

PREFERRED: Knowledge of CPT and ICD-9 coding.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

As an equal opportunity employer, Saint Agnes Hospital does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, mental or physical disability, marital status, veterans status, military service, or any other legally protected status.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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