Medical Assistant (Pulmonary & Thoracic)

City of Hope

Newnan, GA

ID: 7219876 (Ref.No. JR-12947)
Posted: February 22, 2024
Salary / Pay Rate: $17.20 - $26.55 / hour
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Medical Assistant (Pulmonary & Thoracic)

Join the transformative team at City of Hope, where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. City of Hope’s growing national system includes its Los Angeles campus, a network of clinical care locations across Southern California, a new cancer center in Orange County, California, andtreatment facilitiesin Atlanta, Chicago and Phoenix. our dedicated and compassionate employees are driven by a common mission: To deliver the cures of tomorrow to the people who need them today.

Exciting and new opportunities await at City of Hope!

The successful candidate:

  • Primary Focus: Pulmonary and Thoracic Surgery

  • Delivers compassionate care to patients by assisting with clinical tasks, preforming support services for clinical staff and providing direct interaction with patients and their caregivers

  • Obtains and documents vital signs, blood sugars, pain levels, patient data, and medication lists. Performs peripheral lab draws and administers vaccines including influenza and pneumococcal.

  • Reports to the licensed nurse, physician, or advanced practice provider any changes in patient status, behavior, and abnormal findings of data or incidents.

  • Documents accurately in the medical record the care that was delivered, activities completed, and other data that is collected for the patient.

  • Answer phones courteously, collaborates with nurse and/or provider to manage phone calls, and makes clinic pre-appointment reminder calls to patients.

  • Enters orders into the electronic medical record on behalf of the provider at the direction of the provider. Coordinates prescription refills and requests as directed/ordered by provider. Distributes educational information and instructions for patient care, diagnostics, and treatments to patients and caretakers as directed by provider in preparation for tests, procedures and treatments.

  • This is a Full-time position operating Monday - Friday during normal day business hours.


Education Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 2 years prior experience as a Medical Assistant preferred

Licensure Requirements:

  • MUST be a registered or certified Medical Assistant

  • Current BLS required

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, please click here.

To learn more about our comprehensive benefits, click here:Benefits Information

Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $17.20 - $26.55 / hour

The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.

City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.