Cedars-Sinai Medical Assistant - SMGI in Santa Monica, California
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Tell me about the role:
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.
Why Work Here?
Beyond an outstanding benefit package with 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 commitment to creating a dynamic, inclusive environment that fuels innovation.
Job Duties and Responsibilities, in this job you will:
Greets patients, take appropriate vital signs, review current medications and record in medical record
Coordinates, or serve as liaison, for administrative and clinical (based on scope of practice) support activities including facilities management, patient billing, utilization management, quality management, risk management, human resources, and payroll
Coordinates communication between patients, family members, medical staff, administrative staff, insurance plans, and other departments
Manages patient care flow and assist with monitoring CS-Link message pools and standard work
Monitors their own workflow independently to meet the requirements of their position at a level of expertise that requires minimal supervision
Assists with tracking and monitoring department specific data
Sets up exam room/procedure rooms appropriately based on patient visit needs
Cleans/re-processes equipment and supplies based on standard work and department guidelines
High School diploma or GED required. Some college preferred.
Graduation from accredited California Medial Assistant school
Medical Assistant certificate and/or diploma required.
Basic Life Support from American Heart Association required and/or the American Red Cross
- Two to five (2-5) years of experience in an outpatient medical office setting 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.