Fairview Health Services

  • Medical Assistant- Cancer Infusion Clinic, $1,000 sign on bonus

    Job Locations US-MN-Edina
    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 week ago(12/4/2018 9:07 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)
    Clinical Support Staff
    Fairview Southdale Physicians Building
    Hours per 2 weeks
    Cancer Clinic - SH
  • Overview

    Fairview Health Services - Cancer Infusion Clinic, located in Edina, MN is a department of University of Minnesota Medical Center. We are looking for a Medical Assistant (MA) to support our busy Oncology/Hematology clinic with cancer care support services and extensive IV infusion services.  We are the largest cancer care provider in the central metro region.


    Position is eligible for a $ 1,000 sign on bonus.                


    • 1.0 FTE ( 80 hours in two week, 8 hour shifts)
    • Day shifts. Rotation of Weekends, typically e/o
    • Weekend Shift will cover the front desk check in registration
    • Position is Benefit eligible and offers competitive compensation
    • Reports to the Patient Care Supervisor 
    • Our team includes several MD’s, Medical Assistants, RN’s, Pharmacist and Social Worker.
    • Oncology/Hematology Clinic with cancer care support services and extensive IV Infusion services 

    University of Minnesota Health Cancer Care is a specialized team of doctors, nurses, researchers and health care professionals committed to providing life-saving care to people with cancer. Through our pioneering work in cancer research, our experts have transformed the way cancer is treated. Our patients have access to the latest most advanced treatment options, clinical trials and technology to ensure the best possible outcomes.



    Responsibilities/Job Description

    Oncology and Infusion Medical Assistant (MA) duties include but not limited to;

    • Room patients and collect patient data, document using EHR. 
    • Discharge patients,
    • Obtain vitals and perfom EKG's.
    • A larger responsibility will be performing peripheral lab draws and injections as directed. 
    • Instruct and collect specimens, accurate specimen labeling. 
    • Reinforce provider information per protocol, provide standardized instruction. 
    • May assist with procedures.
    • Cleans patient chairs/rooms and other tasks as directed. 
    • Daily patient cares (toileting, getting drinks etc).
    • Order and manage supplies, linen and nutrition items for department. 
    • Will be trained to work in scheduling and front desk duties and scheduled in that role on the weekends


    Medical Assistant degree (Graduate of accredited program by start date).
    Current A.H.A BLS certification for healthcare providers
    Must have excellent customer service and communication skills.
    Must be able to prioritize and work with a fluctuation in workload.
    Must be able to work at other locations (on occasion) in Edina and Burnsville  
    Must have proficient keyboard skills and ability to learn various computer programs.
    Able to demonstrate focus on customer (patient) service with every interaction and serve patients with compassion.
    Ability to work as an effective team member to provide exceptional care.
    Ability to embrace change.

    Ability to work independently, demonstrate critical thinking skills and engage in ongoing process improvement.

    Medical Assistant certification or willingness to obtain upon hire
    Lab draw work experience
    Scheduling/receptionist work experience in a medical setting 


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