Cedars-Sinai Medical Assistant - Nephrology in Los Angeles, California
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
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 California Medical Assistant school
- 2 years of experience working as a Medical Assistant in an outpatient clinical/medical office setting preferred
Basic Life Support (BLS) from American Heart Association or American Red Cross required
Medical Assistant certification and/or diploma required
Working Title: Medical Assistant - Nephrology
Business Entity: Medical Network Foundation
Job Category: ,Nursing,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.