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MD Anderson Cancer Center Medical Assistant - Cancer Prevention Center in Houston, Texas

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is ranked the nation's top hospital for cancer care by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals." MD Anderson's mission is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation and the world through exceptional programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention.

The Cancer Prevention Center offers a range of services to help you learn how to reduce your cancer risk or to detect cancer early.

KEY FUNCTIONS

Assisting with Nursing and Multidisciplinary Team:

Print provider schedule.

Ready exam rooms for each provider.

Ensure readiness of the equipment.

Refill Liquid nitrogen containers.

Room all patients.

Collect data and accurately document in clinic station.

Assist the providers during procedures and physical examination, as requested.

Prepare necessary documents in order to expedite patient care.

Ensure that the education materials are available in the exam rooms.

Quality and Safe Patient Care:

Greet patients.

Ensure patient's safety and confidentiality at all times.

Aid in completion of activities of daily living, mobility, transfer and grooming.

Ensure that instruments and supplies are available in the exam rooms, at all times.

Communicate with the nurse any reported or observed patient care needs.

Work Environment:

Maintain a clean, orderly and safe working environment.

Ensure that instruments/equipment/machines are available and in good working order.

Turn on the computers in the morning and log off at the end of the clinic day.

EDUCATION

Required:

High school diploma/equivalent.

Preferred:

Graduate of an approved Medical Assistant program or US Military medical services training program.

EXPERIENCE

Required:

One year of medical assistant experience.

With preferred degree, no experience is required .

LICENSURE / CERTIFICATION

Required: Certified or eligible to be certified by one of the following based on Medical Assistant experience or preferred education:

Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)

Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) by the American Society of Medical Technologists (AMT)

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA)

National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) by the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 126948

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay

  • Work Week: Days

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 33,200

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 41,500

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 49,800

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