Medical Assistant – Neurosciences Clinic

CEDARS SINAI
Published
August 7, 2022
Location
La Cañada Flintridge, CA
Category
Job Type

Description

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Cedars-Sinai was awarded the Advisory Board Company’s Workplace of the Year which is an award that recognizes hospitals and health systems nationwide that have outstanding levels of employee engagement. We also have a great benefits package and competitive compensation which explains why U.S. News & World Report has named us one of America’s Best Hospitals!

Why work here?

Beyond outstanding employee benefits including health and dental insurance, vacation, and a 403(b) we take pride in hiring the best employees. Our accomplished staff reflects the culturally and ethnically diverse community we serve. They are proof of our dedication to creating a dynamic, inclusive environment that fuels innovation.

A Little More About What You Will be Doing

The Medical Assistant provides clinical and administrative support to nurses, physicians and allied health professionals (Clinicians) working in the hospital licensed clinics. Functions may include patient interview, data collection, documentation in the medical record, exam room set-up, cleaning and preparation, ordering/stocking of medical supplies and general administrative support. There may also be performing of non-invasive routine technical services under the supervision of a licensed physician, surgeon or podiatrist who is on the premises. Must have flexibility and ability to adapt to multiple specialty clinics.

    Collects patient history and documents in EMR appropriately. Acquires all results (films, test) prior to patient visit
    Maintains timely patient flow and room availability. Assists patients with the completion of forms, as needed
    Performs clinical responsibilities such as taking vital signs, collecting lab specimens, performing EKG's, administering medications and injections (as directed by clinician), and records / documents patient record
    Participates in the patient check out process: facilitating follow-up tests, and referrals and may participate in obtaining prior authorizations to allow for timely scheduling of follow-up appointments to other providers. Maintains referral system and ensures accurate and timely follow through with all referrals generated
    Prepares, cleans exam / procedure room and setup appropriate supplies. Ensures equipment, forms and educational materials are available and ready for use during visit / procedure. Maintains and monitors all equipment used for patient care and testing and reports discrepancies to supervisor
    Collects and prepares specimens and transports to lab. Follows hospital policy for specimen labeling and logging
    Performs unit office procedures including all general administrative duties as required (i.e. scanning, filing, faxing, phones, courier duties, etc.)
    Acts as a transporter for stable, non-acute patients for testing or treatment

    Education

      High school diploma or GED required
      Graduation from accredited California Medical Assistant school required

      Experience

        At least 1 year Medical Assistant, medical office, ambulatory care facility or medical group practice required
        Ophthalmic Assistant experience preferred

        Licenses/Certification

          Basic Life Support (BLS) from American Heart Association or American Red Cross required
          Medical Assistant certification and/or diploma required
          California Certified Phlebotomy License (CPT) preferred

          Working Title:Medical Assistant - Neurosciences Clinic
          Department:Neurology Clinics
          Business Entity:Service Lines & Ops
          Job Category:,Nursing,Nursing
          Job Specialty:Nursing
          Position Type:Full-time
          Shift Length:8 hour shift
          Shift Type:Day

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