Medical Assistant- Orthopaedic Center - Beverly Grove
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Internal Number: 370
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
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. Responsibilities also include preparing the patients for examination by performing preliminary physical tests, taking blood pressure, weight, temperature, and reporting patient history summary.
This position will also be trained and will be responsible for appointment scheduling, performing 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
Sets up exam room/procedure rooms appropriately based on patient visit needs
Manages patient care flow and assist with monitoring CS-Link message pools and standard work
Cleans/re-processes equipment and supplies based on standard work and department guidelines
High school diploma or GED required
Graduation from accredited Medical Assisting from an accredited educational program and/or Medical Assistant Certification from Board approved Medical Assistant Organization
??1 year??Medical Assistant, medical office, ambulatory care facility or medical group practice required
Basic Life Support (BLS) from American Heart Association or American Red Cross required
Medical Assistant certification and/or diploma required
Cedars-Sinai is a leader in providing high-quality healthcare encompassing primary care, specialized medicine and research. Since 1902, Cedars-Sinai has evolved to meet the needs of one of the most diverse regions in the nation, setting standards in quality and innovative patient care, research, teaching and community service. Today, Cedars- Sinai is known for its national leadership in transforming healthcare for the benefit of patients. Cedars-Sinai impacts the future of healthcare by developing new approaches to treatment and educating tomorrow's health professionals. Additionally, Cedars-Sinai demonstrates a commitment to the community through programs that improve the health of its most vulnerable residents.
About the Team
With a growing number of primary urgent and specialty care locations across Southern California, Cedars-Sinai???s medical network serves people near where they live. Delivering coordinated, compassionate healthcare you can join our network of clinicians and physicians to improve the healthcare people throughout Los Angeles and beyond.
Req ID : 370 Working Title : Medical Assistant- Orthopaedic Center - Beverly Grove Department : Orthopaedic Center Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Job Category : Nursing Job Specialty : Nursing Overtime Status : NONEXEMPT Primary Shift : Day Shift Duration : 8 hour Base Pay : $21.02 - $31.53
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competi...tive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.