Medical Assistant II - Internal Medicine Playa VistaRequisition # 19002557 Apply Now
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Are you passionate about helping people? Do you want to make a difference in people’s lives?
Do you want to be a part of something greater? To get exposure to many different disciplines while making a positive impact on the lives of a diverse patient population? At Cedars-Sinai you'll learn from dedicated healthcare professionals every single day and use state-of-the-art facilities to do something incredible – for yourself and for others. You will support the physicians and nursing staff in the delivery of health care by performing a variety of medically related tasks.
Medical Assistant Job Duties and Responsibilities
§ You will greet patients, lead patient care flow, room and direct patient if ancillary services are ordered
§ You will notify physicians of patient status and take vital signs, record it in the medical records as directed
§ You will prepare patients for provider by recording current medications in medical record
§ You will perform designated diagnostic tests as directed by provider
§ You will assist provider during examination/procedures
§ You will draw, prepare and properly label designated lab work and/or specimens as directed by provider
§ You will administer immunization, injections, or oral medications as ordered by provider
§ You will assist in scheduling follow-up appointments and answer patient calls
§ You will monitor voicemail communications from patients and provide concerns to provider
§ You will verify completeness of medical record by reviewing previously ordered studies or documentation, ensures that documents are placed in the appropriate location within the record if using paper records
§ You will assist with provider correspondence and communications as directed for clinical care
§ You will recognize and communicate potential patient safety issues
§ You will initiate and complete appropriate administrative and quality documentation including security and occurrence reports
§ You will support appropriate ordering of medical supplies demonstrating basic understanding of cost containment
§ You will accompany the physician during the patient encounter
§ You will transcribe the physicians dictated patient history, including history of present illness, review of systems, past medical, surgical, family and social histories, medication and allergies
§ You will transcribe the physical examination findings, the results of laboratory and radiographic studies as directed by the physician
§ You will transcribe patient education and explanations of risks and benefits as performed by the physician
§ You will prepare and edit scribed document for physician review and signature
Educational and/or Experience
- High school diploma or equivalent.
- Two to five (2-5) years of experience preferred.
- Basic computer experience.
- Provide customer service skills.
- Experience with heavy phone volume.
- Ability to handle multiple tasks.
- Advanced knowledge of medical terminology and insurance concepts (ability to problem solve and assist patients).
- Ability to schedule using summary search.
- Be able to differentiate between CSMG & amp; CSHA, HMO, PPO, and POS.
- Experience and understanding of California work comp protocols.
- Working Title: Medical Assistant II - Internal Medicine Playa Vista
- Department: Playa Vista - IM
- Business Entity: Medical Network Foundation
- City: Playa Vista
- Job Category: Nursing
- Job Specialty: Nursing
- Position Type: Full-time
- Shift Length: 8 hour shift
- Shift Type: Day
Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at Applicant_Accommodation@cshs.org and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.
Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.
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