Steward Health Care System Medical Assistant Oncology - 16 hour in Fall River, Massachusetts
At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized health care with dignity, compassion and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.
We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.
In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:
If you are seeking a fast-paced, challenging position in an organization committed to achieving and maintaining a standard of excellence in all we do, our organization may be a good fit for you.
MEDICAL ASSISTANT – ONCOLOGY DEPARTMENT
(Monday – Friday, no weekends, no holidays)
The medical assistant position serves to assist in the daily health care delivery system in the medical office. The position covers a wide range of responsibilities that entail a combination of providing direct care and technical and administrative assistance to patients, nurses and physicians. On a daily basis, the incumbent will perform a variety of computer, clerical, scheduling and supply functions necessary for the operation of the medical practice with minimal supervision.
Minimum Education Requirements: Training and certification in medical assistant curriculum or equivalent. High School Diploma required
Minimum Work Experience: Minimum of one year working in hospital / medical practice or equivalent experience preferred; and/or graduate of a certified Medical Assistant training program. Previous medical assistant experience and knowledge of medical practice operations preferred.
Other skills and abilities: Knowledge of medical terminology, interpreting physician orders, and direct medical assisting. Bilingual candidates strongly preferred. Ability to perform clinical competency standards set forth by St. Anne’s Regional Medical Center including adherence to all policies and procedures of the organization.
Equipment/Software/Certification: Previous experience with hospital and medical practice scheduling/information systems preferred. Basic computer literacy required.