Medical Assistant

Central Care Cancer Center is hiring a full time Medical Assistant to assist in their Newton, KS clinic location.

 
The MA will work closely with the clinical staff and medical oncologists. Candidates must have excellent interpersonal, organization and follow-up skills with the ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously. 

Essential Functions

  • Interviews patients; measures vital signs such as pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height, and records all information on patients' charts
  • Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients
  • Drapes patients with covering and positions instruments and equipment
  • Hands instruments and materials to doctor as directed; cleans and sterilizes instruments
  • Inventories and orders medical supplies and materials
  • Provides support to front desk staff with duties including, but not limited to, answering the phone, taking messages, checking patients in etc.
  • Cleans and sterilizes instruments
  • Keys data into computer to maintain office and patient records
  • Communicates effectively with all clinic staff

Desired Degree

CNA, CMA, or MA Certification

Job Experience

  • 2 – 5 years medical office experience 
  • 2 – 5 years hands on MA/CMA/CNA experience preferred

Other Qualifications

  • ​Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Clear and effective communication skills
  • Ability to work well with a team and individually
  • Great attention to detail while providing quality patient care

More about Newton, Kansas

Newton provides a friendly, small-town atmosphere, away from the metropolitan hustle and bustle, but it offers the convenience of city life just 20 minutes away.  Newton is located 25 miles north of Wichita, which is the largest city in Kansas. Affordable real estate and proximity to the city, makes Newton an attractive place to live for those who like the blend of urban-meets-rural lifestyle.

A vibrant Kansas community of approximately 20,000 people, Newton is the county seat of Harvey County, which has a population of more than 35,000. Newton and neighboring North Newton combine to feature an active arts community, three National Historic Districts, plus a variety of museums and attractions.

Newton offers a beautiful historic downtown, features unique dining and shopping opportunities throughout the city, and it boasts more than two-dozen parks within close proximity. There are a wide variety of out-door recreational options -- from picnics, to disc golf, to hiking and biking, to fishing and camping.

Interstate 135 runs along the eastern part of the city, and provides convenient access for travel to and from Newton. Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport is only 33 miles south of Newton with access to non-stop flights across the country, including Los Angeles, Dallas-Fort-Worth, Atlanta and Chicago.

Featured Attractions:
Carriage Factory Art Gallery
Harvey County Historical Society & Museum
Kauffman Museum
Sand Creek Trail
Warkentin House Museum

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