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Cedars-Sinai Medical Assistant II - Orthopedics in Beverly Hills, California

Every Skill every effort, everything we have

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, roomand direct patient if ancillary services are ordered

  • You will notify physicians of patient status and takevital signs, record it in the medical records as directed

  • You will prepare patients for provider by recordingcurrent medications in medical record

  • You will perform designated diagnostic tests asdirected by provider

  • You will assist provider during examination/procedures

  • You will draw, prepare and properly label designatedlab work and/or specimens as directed by provider

  • You will administer immunization, injections, or oralmedications as ordered by provider

  • You will assist in scheduling follow-up appointmentsand answer patient calls

  • You will monitor voicemail communications from patientsand provide concerns to provider

  • You will verify completeness of medical record byreviewing previously ordered studies or documentation, ensures thatdocuments are placed in the appropriate location within the record ifusing paper records

  • You will assist with provider correspondence andcommunications as directed for clinical care

  • You will recognize and communicate potential patientsafety issues

  • You will initiate and complete appropriateadministrative and quality documentation including security and occurrencereports

  • You will support appropriate ordering of medicalsupplies demonstrating basic understanding of cost containment

  • You will accompany the physician during the patientencounter

  • You will transcribe the physicians dictated patienthistory, including history of present illness, review of systems, pastmedical, 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 thephysician

  • You will transcribe patient education and explanationsof risks and benefits as performed by the physician

  • You will prepare and edit scribed document forphysician review and signature

Position Requirements:

  • Graduation from accredited CaliforniaMedical Assistant school, or documented equivalent military experience ortraining

  • 2-5 years of experience in outpatientmedical setting preferred

  • BLS from the American Heart Associationrequired

  • High School Diploma and/or GED Equivalent

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.