MD Anderson Cancer Center Medical Assistant - Radiation Oncology in Houston, Texas

Medical Assistant - Radiation Oncology

Location: United States, Texas, Houston, Houston (TX Med Ctr) at

Healthcare/Business Support at

Radiation Oncology 115100

Requisition #: 116022

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It was named the nation's No. 1 hospital for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 rankings. It is one of only 45 comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.

MD Anderson's Radiation Treatment Center is the most comprehensive facility of its kind in the world. Our tools and expertise allow us to offer patients the most effective and advanced radiation treatments available, including new therapies that reduce or eliminate some of the side effects of radiation treatment. Most patients are referred to the Radiation Treatment Center by another MD Anderson care center. We also accept patient self-referrals and external physician referrals. Types of cancers we treat: Breast cancer; Central nervous system tumors; Gastrointestinal cancers; Genitourinary cancers; Gynecologic cancers; Head and neck cancers; Lymphoma and myeloma; Melanoma; Sarcoma; Pediatric cancers; and Thoracic cancers.

Ideal candidate will have a minimum of one year of Medical Assistant experience, strong communication, organizational and customer service skills.

SHIFT: Monday – Friday, 8:00 – 5:00, Days.


Minimum - $28,800 Midpoint - $36,000 Maximum - $43,200


Assists nursing staff and providers with routine patient care services including; gathering and collecting information from patients during clinic visits (including taking vital signs, height/weight, pain, current medications, pharmacy information, reason for visit, medical/social history, etc ); filling out appropriate information on FML, disability form and other forms; and maintaining a safe and clean clinic environment.

Communication with patients regarding routine labs/diagnostic imaging for within normal results.

Participates in activities that maintain compliance with regulatory agencies including overseeing that all supplies are stored, organized, labeled and within their expiration date.

Use effective customer service skills to meet the needs of patient family and staff.

Other duties as assigned, such as scheduling and coordination of appointments for radiation oncology related procedures and treatments


Required: High school diploma or equivalent or graduate of an approved Medical Assistant program.


Required: None

Preferred: One year Medical Assistant experience; preferably in an ambulatory setting. Strong communication, organizational and customer service skills.


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.