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Medical Assistant II Hematology/Oncology

Mercy Cedar Rapids
Cedar Rapids

Job Description

Summary

This position supports Mercy's philosophy of patient centered care by performing administrative and clinical duties in an outpatient setting including limited medication administration in the outpatient setting.

Job/Position Specific Duties

Job Specific Duties/Essential Functions
Administers oral, SubQ and IM medications under the direct supervision of an RN Demonstrates basic knowledge of medication purpose, side effects and administration procedure
Performs accurate measurement of patient statistics to include vitals, heightand weight
Manages room turnover and patient flow
Collects health history and med list
Escribes orders
Prepares patient for physician's exam
Instructs patients as directed by the RN or physician
Performs front offices duties including telephone, reception, medical records and scheduling
Practices standard precautions
Maintains inventory in rooms and orders office and clinical supplies and instruments

Position Specific Job Duties/Essential Functions

N/A

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of administrative and clinical functions in a physician office setting.

Professional Experience Required vs. Preferred

One year experience working in a medical office setting preferred

Education-Required vs. Preferred

Education sufficient to obtain AAMA certification

Licensure, Certification, Registration - Required vs. Preferred

AAMA certification required

Physical Activity Requirements

Constant = 67-100% of workday

None

Frequent = 34-66% of workday

Reaching

Sitting

Standing

Walking

Lifting

Fingering

Talking

Hearing

Balancing

Stooping

Kneeling

Crouching

Pushing

Pulling

Grasping

Feeling

Handling

Occasional = 33% or less of workday

Climbing

Physical Demand Requirements

Medium: Exert 20-50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or 10-15 lbs. of force frequently

Employment Type

Medical Assistant II Hematology/Oncology FEATUREDHematology/OncologyCedar Rapids, IAPRN, Day, 8:00 to 5:00PMReq # 15099 SummaryThis position supports Mercy's philosophy of patient centered care by performing administrative and clinical duties in an outpat

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