Current Job Openings

Medical Assistant, Salt Lake Clinic

Non-Exempt –Full Time

 

 

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:  Assist in the delivery of primary health care and patient care management.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in giving patient care.
  • Strong blood draw skills a must.
  • Knowledge of examination, diagnostic, and treatment room procedures.
  • Experience with medical equipment and instruments used to administer patient care.
  • Perform common safety hazards and precautions to maintain a safe work environment.
  • Maintaining records and recording test results.
  • Develop and maintain department quality assurance.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, medical staff and the public.
  • Maintain quality control standards.
  • Must be able to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
  • Interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures.
  • Communicate clearly.
  • May be required to float to our other locations as needed.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

GED or High School Equivalent and graduation from an accredited program for Medical Assistants. Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Involves standing and walking. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 100 pounds. Requires normal visual acuity and hearing.

 

CERTIFICATE/LICENSE REQUIREMENTS:  Certification from a Medical Assistant School or two years work experience required.

 

AA/EOE

Palliative Care Physician

Exempt –Full Time

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:

Utah Cancer Specialists is seeking a full-time Palliative Care Physician in Supportive/Palliative Medicine for oncology and hematology patients.  The candidate must be board certified or board eligible in palliative care.  Experience in oncology is desired but not mandatory.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

The incumbent will provide education, guidance, advocacy and coordinated care to practice patients from early diagnosis to advanced illness.  This provider assists patients with pain and symptom management, psychosocial issues, treatment options (including alternative therapies) and continuity across the continuum of care.

The candidate must be detail-oriented with strong interpersonal, organizational, verbal and written communication skills.  Strong computer and organizational skills are needed.

Services are provided across our clinics in the Salt Lake Valley.

Experience in oncology is desired but not mandatory. Selected candidates will be board certified or near completing appropriate fellowship, excellent references and have a DEA license.

 

AA/EOE

Registered Nurse, Float

Non-Exempt – FT 36-40

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Provide professional nursing care for clinic patients following established standards and practices. Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time. Occasionally lifts and carries items. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range. Requires working under stressful conditions or working irregular hours. Requires exposure to communicable diseases, bodily fluids, and toxic substances. Frequent exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, medicinal preparations and other conditions common to a clinic environment.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Knowledge of professional nursing theory and practice to give and evaluate patient care. Knowledge of organizational polices, regulations and procedures to administer patient care. Knowledge of medical equipment and instruments to administer patient care. Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment. Skill in applying and modifying the principles, methods and techniques of professional nursing to provide on-going patient care. Skill in identifying problems and recommending solutions. Skill in preparing and maintaining records, writing reports and responding to correspondence. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, medical staff and the public. Ability to maintain quality control standards. Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations. Ability to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures. Ability to communicate clearly.  Ability to operate basic computer programs.

 

EDUCATION/TRAINING REQUIREMENTS:

Graduate from an accredited nursing school and possession of a Utah State Registered Nursing License. BLS certification.

One year of professional nursing experience in a clinic setting preferred.

 

AA/EOE

 

 

Patient Services Representative, Float

Non-Exempt –Full Time (32-40 Hours per Week)

 

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Greets, instructs, directs, schedules and gathers insurance information for patients and visitors. Serves as a liaison between patient and medical support staff.  Work is performed in reception area. Involves frequent contact with patients. Work may be stressful at times. Interaction with others is constant and interruptive. Contact involves dealing with sick people. Position will require travel to our ten offices along the Wasatch front.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of business office procedures.
  • Excellent grammar, spelling and punctuation in order to accurately input patient information.
  • Skill in operating a computer and photocopy machine.
  • Skill in greeting patients and answering the telephone in a pleasant and helpful manner.
  • Ability to speak in a clear and concise manner.
  • Ability to read, understand and follow oral and written instruction.
  • Ability to sort and file materials correctly by alphabetic or numeric systems.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, employees and the public.
  • Prefer one-year work experience, preferably in a medical office setting.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology desirable.

 

EDUCATION/TRAINING REQUIREMENTS: High school graduation or GED

AA/EOE

Patient Advocate

Salt Lake Clinic

Non-Exempt –Part Time (24-31 Hours per Week)

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Acts as a liaison between the patient, billing and clinic staff. Orients new patients and resolves patient problems. Arranges for financial assistance for patients in need. Position may require travel to our other offices on occasion. Training will be in Layton, Utah.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

·         Educates patients on services, insurance, etc.

·         Gathers new patient information.

·         Verifies patient insurance information and inputs same into PMS System. Identifies insurance problems before patient is seen.

·         Identifies patients needing referrals and receives authorization before service is given.

·         Understands and maintains authorization for ongoing treatment.

·         Follows up on phone calls from billing office and resolves billing issues.

·         Arranges for indigent coverage and drug replacement coverage as needed

·         Meets with any patients owing a patient balance before they are seen by a physician.

·         Sets up patient payment plans.

·         Attends meetings as requested.

·         Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

 

Two to three years working in a medical office setting. Front office and/or billing experience required.

 

EDUCATION/TRAINING REQUIREMENTS:

 High School Diploma required.

Some College preferred

 

AA/EOE

Medical Assistant

Float

Non-Exempt –Full Time

 

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:  Assist in the delivery of primary health care and patient care management.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in giving patient care.
  • Strong blood draw skills a must.
  • Knowledge of examination, diagnostic, and treatment room procedures.
  • Experience with medical equipment and instruments used to administer patient care.
  • Perform common safety hazards and precautions to maintain a safe work environment.
  • Maintaining records and recording test results.
  • Develop and maintain department quality assurance.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, medical staff and the public.
  • Maintain quality control standards.
  • Must be able to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
  • Interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures.
  • Communicate clearly.
  • May be required to float to our other locations as needed.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

GED or High School Equivalent. Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Involves standing and walking. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 100 pounds. Requires normal visual acuity and hearing.

 

CERTIFICATE/LICENSE REQUIREMENTS:  Certification from a Medical Assistant School or two years’ work experience required.

AA/EOE

Office Manager

Provo

Non-Exempt –Full Time (32-40 Hours per Week)

 

 

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Effectively manage day-to-day activities in one of our busy Utah Cancer Specialists clinics.  Supervise non-medical clinical staff in outpatient setting, interacting with patients, staff, physicians and others.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with computer systems, applications and office equipment.
  • Gather new patient information.
  • Verbally communicate clearly as well as accurately answer written correspondence and prepare reports.
  • Planning, organizing, delegating and supervising.
  • Work with patients, medical and administrative staff, and the public effectively.
  • Read, interpret and apply policies and procedures.
  • Work with Administration to implement needed changes.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

This position requires a minimum of 2 years medical clinic experience. The ideal candidate will possess excellent management, organizational and computer skills. Front office and/or billing experience required.

 

EDUCATION/TRAINING REQUIREMENTS:

High school diploma or GED required.

Courses in medical terminology and health care office management recommended. Three years of supervisory experience, including two years of medical office experience preferred.

 

 

AA/EOE

Office Manager

Layton

Non-Exempt –Full Time (32-40 Hours per Week)

 

 

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Effectively manage day-to-day activities in one of our busy Utah Cancer Specialists clinics.  Supervise non-medical clinical staff in outpatient setting, interacting with patients, staff, physicians and others.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with computer systems, applications and office equipment.
  • Gather new patient information.
  • Verbally communicate clearly as well as accurately answer written correspondence and prepare reports.
  • Planning, organizing, delegating and supervising.
  • Work with patients, medical and administrative staff, and the public effectively.
  • Read, interpret and apply policies and procedures.
  • Work with Administration to implement needed changes.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

This position requires a minimum of 2 years medical clinic experience. The ideal candidate will possess excellent management, organizational and computer skills. Front office and/or billing experience required.

 

EDUCATION/TRAINING REQUIREMENTS:

High school diploma or GED required.

Courses in medical terminology and health care office management recommended. Three years of supervisory experience, including two years of medical office experience preferred.

 

 

AA/EOE

Medical Records Clerk, Float

Non-Exempt –Full Time

 

 

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:  Provides a variety of clerical and filing duties including the filing of reports into charts and charts into files. Requires ability to operate photocopier, fax machine and label maker. Excessive bending, stooping and lifting up to 50 pounds. Requires ability to distinguish words and letters in their proper order. Work is performed in an office environment around the clinic’s files. Involves contact with the Physicians and Staff. Work may be repetitious at times. Position will require travel to our eleven offices along the Wasatch front.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Knowledge of medical office procedures. Knowledge of basic arithmetic to make simple calculations. Skill in operating a computer, photocopier and fax machine. Ability to sort and file materials correctly by alphabetical or numeric system. Ability to read, understand and follow oral and written instruction. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff. General clerical experience preferred with some exposure to medical terminology.

 

EDUCATION/TRAINING REQUIREMENTS: High school graduation or GED

 

AA/EOE

 

Investigational Staff Pharmacist

Part Time

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: 

The investigational pharmacist is responsible for all facets of medication management for the investigational drug service (IDS) including order verification, dispensing, documentation and clinical activities.  The pharmacist will be actively involved in the provision of pharmaceutical care including assisting with patient interviews, maintenance of current medication lists, and provision of drug information to the healthcare team and patients. The pharmacist will practice with a high degree of autonomy and will adhere to company policies and quality assurance guidelines. The pharmacist is responsible for daily supervision of staff assigned to medication preparation, dispensing, and operations of the IDS in accordance with all applicable rules and regulations.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

Licensed pharmacist and collaborative team player, able to work with a multi-disciplinary healthcare team. A working knowledge of chemotherapy regimens, clinical guidelines, preparation and administration of chemotherapy is preferred. This position will oversee drug inventories including documentation of current inventory, projection of expected usage in concert with ordering, receiving, storage and dispensation tracking of Phase I and conventional medications.

 

Additional preferred qualifications include, two years of hospital or clinical pharmacy experience, experience with sterile hazardous drug compounding, experience in clinical trials and management of investigational drugs, specialty residency in oncology and/or Board Certified Oncology Pharmacist (BCOP), and experience with Good Clinical Practice (GCP) principles.

 

EDUCATION/TRAINING REQUIREMENTS: Requires a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree from an accredited school of Pharmacy.  A current Utah State pharmacist license is also required.

 

POSITION DETAILS: This position is benefit eligible and will work 24 hours per week with potential to grow into a full-time position.  Utah Cancer Specialists provides a generous benefits package including competitive pay, 401k matching, paid time off, and medical/dental benefits.

 

AA/EOE