Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Physician Office Assistant I

  • Experience 0-5 Years
  • Category Administrative
  • Location New York, NY

Job Description

Start your career at Memorial Sloan Kettering and you’ll find yourself quickly making a difference in the lives of our patients. When you join us as a Physician Office Assistant, you will find meaningful work and become part of a team where everyone plays an important role in the fight against cancer. Making a difference in the lives of others. This is a life’s calling.

You are:

  • An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding.
  • Adept at creating partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives and goals.
  • Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged, using both formal and informal development
  • Flexible in your approach and demeanor in order to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances.


  • Use your strong customer service and multi-tasking abilities to support a practice by providing administrative support to the clinical team.
  • Ensure patients are assisted in a timely and courteous manner by functioning as the primary contact for the practice where you are responsible for scheduling patients’ tests, appointments, and procedures.
  • Update and maintain the electronic medical records (EMR), coordinate with clinical staff, and submit information to payers for pre-certification approvals.


  • Bachelors Degree (preferred) OR a High School Diploma and 2+ years relevant experience
  • Experience in an administrative role preferred, Healthcare industry a plus
  • Knowledge of medical terminology preferred
  • Strong computer skills
  • Ability to handle acutely ill patients in stressful situations with a positive demeanor
  • Ability to provide at least a 2 year commitment


This role will prepare you for a successful career and allow you to follow a variety of paths within the Center.



Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm

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