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Billings Clinic Medical Assistant - Medical Oncology in Billings, Montana

Under general supervision, assists in the delivery of patient care/treatment and provides clerical and administrative support. Works collaboratively with the Physician, Non-Physician Provider, RN, LPN, and other departmental personnel to meet the physical, psychosocial, educational, and spiritual needs of the patient and family. Essential Job Functions * Supports and models behaviors consistent with Billings Clinic's mission, vision, values, code of business conduct and service expectations. Meets all mandatory organizational and departmental requirements. * Maintains competency in all organizational, departmental and outside agency standards as it relates to the environment, employee, patient safety or job performance. * Prepares room, equipment and supplies as dictated by a particular examination, patient's needs, and Billings Clinic exam and procedure room cleaning guidelines. * Assists with scheduling admissions, appointments, diagnostic tests, treatments, procedures, and surgery. May assist with registration and/or collection of co-pays. * Screens incoming telephone calls for appropriate referrals to nurse, physician and/or non-physician provider. * Orders and maintains clinical and office supplies and equipment as directed. * Maintains patient files, records and other information. Adheres to confidentiality requirements. * Compiles statistical data for reports as directed. * Attends required meetings and participates in committees as requested. * Receives and prepares patient for examination and treatment as directed. Obtains and records history and vital signs. May assist in preparing for minor procedures and physical exams. Charts and documents in medical record. Collects laboratory specimens as needed. * Cleans and disinfects equipment per Billings Clinic sterile processing guidelines. * Administers influenza vaccine, pneumococcal vaccines, and Td/TDAP to patients age 18 or older. * Provides instruction to patients as directed by physician, non-physician provider or documented in policies and procedures. * Performs all other duties as assigned or as needed to meet the needs of the department/organization. * Additional Essential Functions for Level II and III - Refer to Department Grid * Assists physicians and non-physician providers in preparing for minor procedures and physical exams. * Performs minor procedures to include but not limited to stitch and staple removal, application of dressings, ear lavage, splints and casts, etc. * Administers medications and immunizations according to department approved grid and guidelines; once department requirements and required training have been met. * Additional Essential Functions for Level III - Refer to Department Grid * Administers medications and immunizations according to department approved grid and guidelines, which may include pediatric patients; once department requirements have been met. * Required to assist in 3 medical assistant training events per year (could be less if organizational needs change and also depends on amount of medical assistants in department).* * Required to precept with a minimum of 5 externs per year (could be less if organizational needs change and also depends on amount of medical assistants in department).* * May perform advanced skills for department if all training has been completed and competency achieved (please refer to department specific grid). * Point of Care Testing Trainer or Specialized Training specific to department; i.e. Wound Vac, Vein Procedures * Additional essential Functions for Level IV - Refer to Department Grid * Administers medications same as previous levels specific to department grid and guidelines and additional injections as indicated on department specific grid. (Patient Care; Patient Care, Injections) * Health coaching , Clinic Float, Training Lead, Yellow Belt * Participates in maintaining and/or building training modules using evidence based best practice for medical assistants * Assisting with process improvements as related to the clinical setting. * Proficient in basic patient care and treatment, planning and evaluating according to job description and MA level * Competent to perform routine, non-complex aspects of patient care, treatments and procedures * Safe pharmaceutical handling requirements and guidelines * Application of personal protective equipment (PPE) for patient and staff safety * Computer applications * Refer to Department Grid specific to Level I * Analytical skills necessary to understand a variety of basic and/or routine problem scenarios associated with patient care * Refers more difficult problems to higher level medical assistant, nurse, supervisor or appropriate health care provider * Practices according to Billings Clinic To view the full job description, click here</>