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89631

Job Title

Certified Medical Assistant - Cancer Center

Market

CHRISTUS Spohn

Category

Patient Care

Facility

CHRISTUS Spohn Cancer Center Shoreline

Address

1415 Santa Fe Street
Corpus Christi, TX  78404
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Certified Medical Assistant - Cancer Center Job in Corpus Christi

Summary:

The Certified Medical Assistant under the supervision of the department manager, physician, nurse practitioner and physician’s assistant, will perform various services and related activities in support of patient care to include accurate data entry for patient registration and insurance verification. The Certified Medical Assistant demonstrates the ability to use good judgement and communicates effectively with all patients; families; licensed personnel; insurance companies and third party payers. Demonstrates a professional and caring manner.

The Christus Spohn Cancer Center (CSCC) offers a full range of advanced treatment options. Our Medical Oncology team consists of two physicians and three advanced practitioners who are over both inpatient and outpatient services in multiple locations throughout the Christus Spohn System. Each of the Medical Oncologists typically carries a patient load of 25 patients per day in clinic, and the infusion/chemotherapy department performs services for approximately 45 patients per day at our main location, and nearly 20 patients per day at our second location. Radiation Oncology includes two locations that offer the services of external beam radiation, Tomotherapy, and CyberKnife. The laboratory provides a full range of hematology and metabolic services. We also offer a Palliative Care consultation program, which has an active daily census of 15 – 20 patients per day. The CHRISTUS Spohn Cancer Center is accredited by the Commission on Cancer and is the only regional cancer center to receive this honor. With three clinics located throughout the Coastal Bend, the CHRISTUS Spohn Cancer Center and its clinics are a place where oncologists and clinicians are passionate about their patients’ care.

The CSCC Associates are known for their compassion and caring attitudes. Associates frequently comment on how they receive more than they give. The tenure of our staff attests to their commitment to our patients and the CSCC program. What sets the CHRISTUS Spohn Cancer Team apart is their commitment to healing patients in mind, body and spirit. Their patient-centered focus is at the heart of CHRISTUS Spohn’s Mission to extend the healing ministry of Jesus Christ.

If you are looking to join a rapidly growing faith-based organization that encourages professional development, we want you to become a part of the CHRISTUS Spohn family!

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Successful completion of a Certified Medical Assistant Program from an Accredited Institution
  • General office skills, filing, computers skills in Microsoft Word, and Excel.
  • Data entry and compiling of reports and statistics.
  • ICD-9 (10)/CPT coding and medical terminology required. Excellent verbal and communication skills.
  • Two or more years experience as a certified medical assistant preferred, including familiarity in using an electronic medical record, Patient Accounting, billing, collections and Managed Care. Experience collecting specimens and ordering laboratory testing required
  • Current CMA certification 
  • CPR - (American Heart Association)

Work Type: 

Per Diem as Needed


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Certified Medical Assistant - Cancer Center