Medical Assistant I - Oncology (Oncology Experience Preferred)
Company: Intermountain Healthcare
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: November 26, 2022
A Medical Assistant I performs routine clerical and clinical tasks
within the clinic, assisting Physicians and other licensed
providers to provide cost effective, quality patient care.
Are you interested in advancing your career while helping people
live the healthiest lives possible? Do you want to have a job where
the work you do matters? At Intermountain Healthcare, we are
looking for Medical Assistants who are patient-focused and engaged.
Our flexible scheduling is great for students and those looking for
Clinic Location: Las Vegas, NV 89169
Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Intermountain Healthcare offers a generous benefits package that
contributes to the overall health and compensation of each
* Various insurance options through Select Health, Intermountain's
* Onsite fitness centers and discounts to local gyms
* LiVe Well caregiver incentive program - up to $300 per year
* Employee Assistance Program (EAP) - including free counseling for
caregivers and their immediate family
* Over 302,000 discount offers across 10,000 cities on everything
from movie tickets, pizza and the zoo to car rentals and hotels
* Paid Time Off including but not limited to Parental Leave, Long
and Short-Term Disability
* 401(k) with up to 6% employer contribution
* Up to $1,500 referral bonus
* Tuition Reimbursement
* Tuition Assistance through Peak - up to $5,200 per year paid to
your school as you go
To learn about additional Intermountain benefits Click here
* Current Basic Life Support Certification (BLS) for healthcare
* Medical Assistant diploma from an accredited program for the
clinical scope of practice
Job EssentialsPerforms basic clerical and office duties
Assembles necessary documents and supplies.
Effectively uses computer applications in the office setting.
Schedules, coordinates, and monitors appointments, inpatient and
outpatient admissions, tests, treatments, and procedures.
Maintains medical records and other information.
Maintains inventory of supplies. Orders and restocks as needed to
ensure availability for patient care.
Accurately documents patient history, physical, and vital
information into the medical record.
Performs business and financial duties including:
Under the direction of the provider, assigns procedural and
diagnostic coding to encounter forms.
Conducts pre-authorizations and referrals in accordance with third
party insurer requirements.
Facilitates timely billing by completing necessary
Performs clinical functions within acceptable standards of care
Prioritizes (triage) patient needs identified through phone,
electronic, and walk-in communication in accordance with
established guidelines, standing orders, and protocols.
Recognizes and appropriately responds to emergency situations.
Prepares and maintains examination and treatment areas.
Performs complete intake process as specified by physician or other
providers (chief complaint, history, vital signs, height, weight,
OFC, care process model data, etc.).
Administers screening tests to patients (e.g., visual tests,
audiology, spirometry, EKGs) within practice type.
Assists provider with examinations, procedures, treatments, and
Provides patient education as directed (content reflects specific
MA training, guidelines, care process models, protocols).
Reports significant changes in patient condition or other pertinent
patient information to the Physician.
Following provider instructions, demonstrates accurate, timely, and
efficient follow through with pharmacy refills, scheduling out of
clinic procedures, obtaining, reporting and tracking of lab
results, leaving phone messages, and distributing faxes.
Actively participates in quality improvement initiatives (i.e. CQI,
TQM, Lean, 100% participation, etc.).
Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels,
assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment and
* and -
Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and
visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as
hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues
quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency
* and -
Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and
delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes
frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care,
accessing needed information, medication preparation, etc.
* and -
Expected to lift and utilize full range of movement to transfer
patients. Will also bend to retrieve, lift, and carry supplies and
equipment. Typically includes items of varying weights, up to and
including heavy items.
* and -
Need to walk and assist with transporting/ambulating patients and
obtaining and distributing supplies and equipment. This includes
pushing/pulling gurneys and portable equipment, including heavy
items. Often required to navigate crowded and busy rooms (full of
equipment, power cords on the floor, etc).
* and -
May be expected to stand in a stationary position for an extended
period of time.
Clinic Oncology/Endo - La Canada
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly
rate dependent upon experience.
$18.02 - $24.47
We care about your well-being - mind, body, and spirit - which is
why we provide our caregivers a generous benefits package that
covers a wide range of programs to foster a sustainable culture of
wellness that encompasses living healthy, happy, secure, connected,
and engaged. Learn more about our comprehensive benefits package
and our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
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