Cedars-Sinai Senior Medical Assistant -Gastroenterology in Beverly Hills, California
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Are you passionateabout helping people? Do you want to make a difference in people’s lives?
Do you want to be apart of something greater? To get exposure to many different disciplines whilemaking a positive impact on the lives of a diverse patient population? AtCedars-Sinai you'll learn from dedicated healthcare professionals every singleday and use state-of-the-art facilities to do something incredible – foryourself and for others. You will support the physicians and nursing staff inthe delivery of health care by performing a variety of medically related tasks
The Senior MedicalAssistant is responsible for positive patient relations, proper telephonecommunication, verification of patient information by interviewing patient andconfirming purpose of visit. The Medical Assistant is also responsible toprepare the patients for examination by performing preliminary physical tests,taking blood pressure, weight, and temperature, and reporting patient historysummary. This position will also be trained and will be responsible forappointment scheduling, and to perform routine duties associated with thecollection and maintenance of current patient demographics and insuranceinformation.
The Senior MedicalAssistant will perform required responsibilities based on the standard work fortheir department with minimal supervision with the ability, skill and knowledgeto work in more than one specialty area.
Job Duties andResponsibilities:
Greets patients, take appropriate vital signs, reviewcurrent medications and record in medical record
Coordinates, or serve as liaison, for administrativeand clinical (based on scope of practice) support activities includingfacilities management, patient billing, utilization management, qualitymanagement, risk management, human resources, and payroll
Coordinates communication between patients, familymembers, medical staff, administrative staff, insurance plans, and otherdepartments
Manages patient care flow and assist with monitoringCS-Link message pools and standard work
Monitors their own workflow independently to meet therequirements of their position at a level of expertise that requiresminimal supervision
Assists with tracking and monitoring departmentspecific data
Explains policies, procedures, or services to patientsusing clinical or administrative knowledge, based on scope of practice
Sets up exam room/procedure rooms appropriately basedon patient visit needs
Cleans/re-processes equipment and supplies based onstandard work and department guidelines
Addresses patient, physician, and staff concerns andresolve problems accordingly
Provides assistance and direct patient inquiries orcomplaints to appropriate medical staff members and follow up to ensuresatisfactory resolution
May lead daily huddles and staff meetings andparticipates in performance improvement activities within the localassigned department
Graduationfrom accredited Medial Assistant school
Medical Assistant Certificate from an accredited educationalprogram
Basic Life Support (BLS)
certification required from the American Heart Association and/or American Red
3years of experience working as a Medical Assistant in an outpatientclinical/medical office setting required
5years of experience working as a Medical Assistant in an outpatientclinical/medical office setting preferred
Strongunderstanding of medical insurance and benefit plans
EpicSuper-user, must demonstrate a level of expertise with CS-Link anddepartment workflows
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.