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EASTERN CONNECTICUT HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY ASSOCIATES

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About ECHO

Eastern Connecticut Hematology and Oncology (ECHO) Associates is proud to have provided expert hematology and oncology care to patients across Eastern Connecticut for over 30 years. Our goal is to provide patients and their families with access to the latest treatments and resources in a personalized and compassionate manner.  

We are a private practice, with the benefits of affiliations with top hospitals in the area. We are independently owned, meaning the patient’s needs come first. We go the extra mile to deliver outstanding cost-efficient care and ongoing emotional support. 

Join a Caring and Dedicated Team

The team at ECHO is comprised of the brightest and most dedicated professionals in oncology care. Working at ECHO provides an opportunity to deliver the highest level of care and service to patients while in a supportive, close knit, and cutting-edge environment. 

Offering Competitive Benefits

ECHO is pleased to offer the following benefits to eligible employees: 

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance 
  • Life insurance 
  • Short term/ long term disability insurance 
  • Accident and critical illness insurance 
  • Health savings accounts 
  • Dependent care flexible savings accounts 
  • 401k retirement plan 
  • Paid time off 
  • Holiday pay 
  • Education reimbursement 

Open Positions

Open Positions

Social Worker

We are currently looking for a part-time Social Worker to work specifically with our other dedicated professionals on our Palliative Care Team. Primary responsibility will be to provide patients, their families, and their caregivers with the psychosocial needs and community resources.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate with the care team to evaluate patient’s current and future social and mental health needs
  • Advocate and provide support for patients to reduce crisis
  • Utilize knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis and treatment for guidance and support
  • Educate patients about their treatment plan and the available resources and support systems
  • Establish and nurture external relationships with providers that can support patients, such as lawyers, mental health services, and community organizations
  • Attend networking, training, and educational events to help expand knowledge and networks of resources
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Masters Degree in Social Work, Counseling or Marriage and Family Therapy required. License preferred but not required. At least one year of experience working in a hospital or healthcare setting. Candidates should have a solid foundation of community resources available in the eastern CT region. Oncology experience not required

As a part-time employee, there is some flexibility in terms of weekly schedule, however Wednesdays would be required.

Please click here for more details and to apply.


Medical Laboratory Technologist

Responsible for processing laboratory specimens within our in-house lab. Other responsibilities include:

  • Determine the acceptability of specimens for testing according to established criteria. Send out specimens if needed.
  • Perform routine and complex technical procedures and functions according to departmental Standard Operating Procedures
  • Monitor, operate, and troubleshoot instrumentation to ensure proper functionality
  • Demonstrate the ability to make technical decisions regarding testing and problem-solving.
  • Prepare, test, and evaluate new reagents or controls
  • Report accurate and timely test results in order to deliver quality patient care
  • Perform and document preventive maintenance and quality control procedures
  • Identify and replenish testing bench supplies as necessary
  • Assist with processing of specimens when needed
  • Maintain a safe work environment and wear appropriate personal protective equipment
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Chemistry, Medical Technology or a related science and a minimum 1 year of clinical laboratory testing experience is required for Technologist level.

Please click here for more details and to apply.


Medical Receptionist

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Answer inbound calls to the practice, assist patients with general questions and scheduling and forward calls to their appropriate phone lines
  • Schedule patient appointments with the practice. Assist in the scheduling of testing or referral appointments.
  • Work collaboratively with the Medical assistant team to ensure the Physician schedule is utilized appropriately and patient care expectations are followed.
  • Collect the necessary information from patients such as insurance cards, HIPPA information, and new patient registration.
  • Participate in department meetings and in-service training as required
  • Other duties as assigned

Ideal Candidates Have the Following:

  • High school diploma required
  • At least two years of experience working in a medical office with a similar patient volume. Hematology/Oncology experience preferred but not required
  • Previous experience working with an EMR and a multi-line phone system required

Medical Assistant/Phlebotomist

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Escort patients into exam rooms to prep for the Physician visit
  • Pace visits and patient rooming accordingly. Communicate any delays in appointments to patients at time of rooming
  • Complete pre-visit requirements including reconciliation of medical lists, collecting vitals and lab collection. Update patient records in the EMR in time for physician visit
  • Draw blood from patients and deliver the specimen to in house lab
  • Work collaboratively with the Medical Receptionist team to ensure Physician schedule is utilized appropriately
  • Monitor Physician inbox in EMR for messages and respond appropriately according to Physician workflow
  • Participate in department meetings and in-service training as required
  • Cover the front desk as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

To apply, the candidate must possess:

  • Medical Assistant Certification preferred but not required
  • High School diploma required
  • At least two years of experience working in a medical office with a similar volume.
  • Previous experience working with an Electronic Medical Record system required.

How to Apply

Please click here for a list of current job openings.

If you do not see something you’re looking for, send us an email for consideration in the future.

Please reach out to Dana Dowdell in Human Resources: ddowdell@echoct.com  / (860) 886-8362, ext 289. 

We look forward to hearing from you.