Job Description

Job Title: Clinical Assistant Oncology
Job ID: 754187
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Various daylight shifts
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Cancer Centers
Department: North Hills HOA HBC
Location: 9100 Babcock Blvd, Pittsburgh PA 15237


The Clinical Assistant assists the Collaborative Practice Nurses in providing various services to adult patients with cancer, their families, staff and physicians.


  • Accurately schedule patients for treatment center and physicians.
  • Arrange meetings as requested with confirmation notices.
  • Assist in clinic with tasks to ensure proper clinic flow.
  • Assist nursing staff and medical staff in daily patient care activities in the clinical areas.
  • Assist with the organization of Special events.
  • Assist with the patient flow in clinics/ treatment and assist with rooming patients/ vital signs as needed.
  • Assists nurse coordinator/mid level provider/MD with reviewing final radiology reports from outpatient clinics.
  • Attend patient clinics and manages phones and flow of patients, obtains patient related reports as needed.
  • Communicate to registration and patient accounting to guarantee a smooth flow to patient scheduling.
  • Direct patients and families to maintain flow.
  • Enter daily billing into Meditech system.
  • Greet patients, families, visitors and staff.
  • Maintain Medical Record order and organization.
  • Maintain medical record and other department filing; keeping information current and well Organized.
  • Maintain supplies and order to department office area and tasks.
  • Maintain work flow in treatment center and physician office through appropriate scheduling.
  • Meet with patients, discuss surgery dates and schedule patients for preoperative testing.
  • Order entry and communication within department and between departments.
  • Organizes outside radiology films: Follows process to download outside discs onto stentor or has outside radiology jacket made for outside films.
  • Prepare and send new patient packets to patients
  • Responsible for maintaining and scheduling from patient follow-up database.
  • Schedule all appointments for clinic patients, coordinates arrival of all materials (tests, films, etc.) for each visit. Schedule new patients within 72 hours of initial call to Department.
  • Take messages accurately and deliver them in a timely manner.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required. 
  • Two (2) years of outpatient experience preferred.

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
    CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities


Salary Range: $15.52 to $25.35 / hour

Union Position: No

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