Hematology and Oncology practice in the Sherman Oaks is seeking an experienced Medical Assistant to perform both front and back office duties in a professional, organized and ethical manner and work closely with the physician in the clinical setting.
Major Duties/Responsibilities Include (but not limited to):
Greeting patients with a friendly, compassionate and professional demeanor
Utilizing a desktop or laptop computer for data entry and daily office functions
Scheduling appointments (i.e. new patient, follow-up, chemotherapy, outside providers)
Entering patient demographic and insurance information accurately
Verifying patient insurance and eligibility
Checking patients in at time of arrival
Collecting co-payments/deductibles/account balances
Vital Signs, injections, venipunctures, gather specimens and send to lab for processing timely
Document chief complaint/medical history/update medication list
Request/Gather all necessary data for each patient medical record (i.e. hospital/referring physician office/radiology and or lab records)
Maintain a clean/organized work area including front office/triage area/examination/treatment rooms
Prepare treatment rooms before each examination
Properly drape patients if necessary
Sterilize instruments and maintain all medical equipment
Assist the physician with procedures and treatments
Review physician orders/monitor prescriptions/request authorizations
Stock office/medical supplies and request supply orders timely based on inventory needs
Must be a team player, passionate about patient care, self-motivated with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Communicate efficiently with patients, physicians and other healthcare staff
Other duties as directed by the physician and/or office manager
Obtain insurance authorizations for all required exams and document approvals.
Obtain information on the patient's eligibility status with the insurance company to ensure proper coverage and payment for services.
Obtain patients' hospitalization information and enter necessary data into computer system.
Required Experience/Job Requirements:
1-3 years and above of medical specialty practice experience in BOTH front and back office duties
High School Diploma or Equivalent
Must be a Certified Medical Assistant
Bilingual (English and Spanish)
Previous Hematology and Oncology experience strongly preferred.
Strong Computer Knowledge (i.e. EMR, Word, Excel)
Days: Monday – Friday
Hours: 8 AM – 5 PM
Salary dependent on experience
Equal Opportunity Employer
Address: 4940 Van Nuys Blvd #207, Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
Job Types: Full-time
Victory Hematology and Oncology is at the forefront of cancer and blood disorder treatments. We provide the best possible care with personalized plans and the most up to date treatments.
Besides chemotherapy, new treatments including target and immunotherapy are applied to patients, which are much more tolerable and effective. Years of cancer research has led to this phenomenal result.
We have an infusion center and pharmacy on site. We work with other specialists both locally and at renowned academic centers.
Victory Hematology and Oncology is one big family. Through hard work and dedication, our staff helps patients achieve victory in their blood disease and cancer treatment.