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Medical Assistant (MA) - Cancer Center (Orange Grove/La Cholla)
Full Time Days Monday - Friday
The University of Arizona Cancer Center (UACC) is a Center of Excellence. As a NCI comprehensive cancer center there is a strong focus on research with the overall mission to prevent and cure cancer.
The Oncology Teams consist of:
Multidisciplinary teams include Oncology, Surgical/Oncology
A team of professional oncology specialists including a Clinical Pharmacist, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Nurse Navigator, Research team and Medical Assistants work closely with Medical Oncologists and Surgeons.
The Comprehensive Team includes Medical Social Workers, Nutritionist, Infusion Nurses, Financial Counselors and a Patient Advocate
Supportive Care team comprised of specialists in pain and palliative care, psychosocial support and complementary and alternative therapies. Staff are committed to delivering professional, compassionate care at all touch points throughout UACC.
If your desire is to be part of a growing program on the forefront of Cancer Treatment and Research, then come join us in Tucson Arizona and become a part of this amazing team of professionals.
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About Banner - University Medical Center Tucson
Banner - University Medical Center Tucson is nationally recognized for providing exceptional patient care, teaching future health-care professionals and conducting groundbreaking research. Also located on the campus is Diamond Children's - recognized for its specialized pediatric services including neonatal and intensive care, emergency medicine and cancer therapies. Banner - University Medical Center Tucson is Southern Arizona's only Level 1 Trauma Center, meaning we care for the most critically injured patients. The hospital is consistently listed among the nation's top hospitals in the prestigious Best Hospitals ranking by U.S. News & World Report. Our nurses' innovative, safe and thoughtful care has been recognized with Magnet ™ designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. The hospital's physicians are full-time faculty of the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson. Our specialty services include comprehensive heart and cancer care, advanced neuroscience techniques and a multi-organ transplant program. For more information about Tucson, please visit: VisitTucson.org
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This position is responsible for assisting clinicians and nursing staff in providing medical care, as well as, implementing and evaluating direct patient care. This position utilizes specialized knowledge, judgment and skills to provide an excellent patient experience.
High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge. Knowledge as normally obtained through graduation from an Accredited Medical Assisting Program. Completion of an approved medical assistant training program as defined by state regulations.
Medical Assistant Certification is required. If certification is not in hand at the time of hire, individuals will have 6 months from the date of hire to obtain certification. If not eligible for MA certification at the time of hire, must complete CEUs for ABR-OE, which meets CMS requirements for Meaningful Use. All direct patient care personnel are required to demonstrate competent performance of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (BLS) techniques for adults, children and infants according to the standards of a nationally recognized, standardized, credentialed healthcare provider course every other year.
Requires strong computer skills, including the ability to work with medical software. Requires exceptional interpersonal and communication skills. Requires the ability to manage multiple changing priorities in an effective and organized fashion.
Experience with office medical procedures and treatments and knowledge of insurance, managed care operations, EMR and scheduling software preferred.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.