Cedars-Sinai Medical Assistant - Playa Vista Internal Medicine in Playa Vista, California
As a member of the patient care team, the Medical Assistant is responsible for positive patient relations, proper telephone communication, verification of patient information by interviewing patient and confirming purpose of visit. The Medical Assistant is also responsible to prepare the patients for examination by performing preliminary physical tests, taking blood pressure, weight, and temperature, and reporting patient history summary. This position will also be trained and will be responsible for appointment scheduling, and to perform routine duties associated with the collection and maintenance of current patient demographics and insurance information.
•Greets patients, take appropriate vital signs, review current medications and record in medical record
•Assists with tracking and monitoring department specific data
•Explains policies, procedures, or services to patients using clinical or administrative knowledge, based on scope of practice
•Manages patient care flow and assist with monitoring CS-Link message pools and standard work
•Sets up exam room/procedure rooms appropriately based on patient visit needs
•Sweeps clinical areas to monitor inventory based on standard work
•Cleans/re-processes equipment and supplies based on standard work and department guidelines
•Addresses patient, physician, and staff concerns and escalate accordingly
•Provides assistance in QA measures for suites, including recording QC testing on designated equipment
•Provides assistance and direct patient inquiries or complaints to appropriate medical staff members and follow up to ensure satisfactory resolution
•Monitors their own workflow to identify opportunities for improvement
•Participates in daily huddles and staff meetings
•Adheres to all infection prevention standards,department policies and guidelines.
High School Diploma/GED required
Graduate from an accredited Medical Assistant Program
Assoc. Degree/College Diploma preferred
2 years Experience working as a Medical Assistant in an outpatient clinical/medical office setting preferred.
CS-Link/Epic Healthcare preferred
Licenses and Certifications:
Basic Life Support Certification needs to be the AHA Healthcare Provider type only required and/or American Red Cross.
Certified Registered Medical Assistant - Certification from Board approved Medical Assistant Organization preferred.
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.