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, Cancer Center

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