Certified Medical Assistant I or II- Hollings Cancer Center

Medical University of South Carolina | Charleston, SC, United States

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Posted Date 5/15/2024
Description

Job Description Summary

"Hollings Cancer Center Infusion Unit is based in the Hollings Cancer Center and provides care to our oncology patients throughout South Carolina. We offer specialized oncology care including bone marrow transplants and CAR-T in our outpatient infusion unit. We currently have 42 infusion chairs with opportunities to expand into a phase 1 research trial space and a unique BMT and CAR-T standalone unit in the future.

*$4,000 sign on bonus for OCN (Oncology Certified Nurse) certification through ONS (Oncology Nursing Certification).

*2,000 sign on bonus for non certified registered nurses*

Entity

Medical University Hospital Authority (MUHA)

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type?

Regular

Cost Center

CC000356 CHS - Hollings Chemotherapy (Main)

Pay Rate Type

Hourly

Pay Grade

Health-20

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

Work Shift

Day (United States of America)

Job Description

Scheduled Work Hours/Shift: Monday-Friday, varied shifts between 7am-6pm. Requirement of 2 weekends per month 7:30am-11:30am and Holidays 7:30am-11:30am depending on need

Job Summary:  The Certified Medical Assistant reports to the Outpatient Clinic Manager. Under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse, the Certified Medical Assistant performs multi-skilled activities to support a decentralized patient-centered approach to patient care and achieve desired outcomes.

Minimum Training and Education: High school diploma or equivalent.  Completion of an accredited medical assisting program with one year of patient care experience preferred.  Basic computer skills required.  Annual competencies are required to be maintained.  Possess ability to understand and implement a variety of detailed instructions in the execution of therapeutic procedures and ability to make accurate physical observation of patients.   Failure to abide by MUHA policies are subject to disciplinary action, including termination. Employee must possess considerable knowledge of basic medical terminology and human anatomy; ability to understand and implement a variety of detailed instructions in the execution of complex therapeutic procedures; and ability to make accurate physical observation of patients.  Must communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. 

Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations:  Must be certified through the American Medical Technologist (AMT) or American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) or National Health career Association (NHA) or MedCA as a Certified Clinical & Administrative Medical Assistant (MA1), or National Association for Health Professionals (NAHP), or National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT). Current Basic Life Support (BLS) required, either a certification from an American Heart Association (AHA) BLS for Healthcare Providers (or AHA recognized equivalent) or an American Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer and Healthcare Provider.

Additional Job Description

Physical Requirements: Ability to perform job functions while standing. (Continuous) Ability to perform job functions while sitting. (Continuous) Ability to perform job functions while walking. (Continuous) Ability to climb stairs. (Infrequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work outside in temperature extremes. (Infrequent) Ability to work from elevated areas. (Frequent) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent) Ability to bend at the waist. (Continuous) Ability to twist at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Frequent) Ability to perform "pinching" operations. (Frequent) Ability to perform gross motor activities with fingers and hands. (Continuous) Ability to perform firm grasping with fingers and hands. (Continuous) Ability to perform fine manipulation with fingers and hands. (Continuous) Ability to reach overhead. (Frequent) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Continuous) Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous) Ability to use lower extremities for balance and coordination. (Frequent) Ability to reach in all directions. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs. unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift/lower objects 50 lbs. from/to floor from/to 36 inches unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift from 36" to overhead 25 lbs. (Infrequent) Ability to exert up to 50 lbs. of force. (Frequent) Examples include: To transfer a 100 lb. patient that can not assist in the transfer requires 50 lbs. of force. For every 100 additional pounds, assistance will be required from another healthcare worker. 20 lbs. of force is needed to push a 400 lb. patient in a wheelchair on carpet. 25 lbs. of force is required to push a stretcher with a patient with one hand. Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected, in one eye or with both eyes. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand or at a distance. (Continuous) Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous) Ability to deal effectively with stressful situations. (Continuous) Ability to work rotating shifts. (Frequent) Ability to work overtime as required. (Frequent) Ability to work in a latex safe environment. (Continuous) Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous) *(Selected Positons) *Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function. (Continuous) *(Selected Positons) *Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use, initially and as required. (Continuous) (Selected Positions)*

If you like working with energetic enthusiastic individuals, you will enjoy your career with us!

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.

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Salary4,000.00 Month
Employment Type
Full time
Category
Healthcare & Public Health

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