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Cedars-Sinai Certified Medical Assistant OCC Radiation Therapy 8hrs Days in Los Angeles, California

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.

Functioning under the general supervision of the Service Line Manager and a licensed caregiver, the Clinical Care Associate (CCA) provides clinical and administrative support to nurses, physicians and allied health providers (Clinicians) working in the hospital licensed clinics. From diagnosis to recovery, Cedars-Sinai offers expert, compassionate care for a wide range of Illnesses.

The Department of Radiation Oncology at the Cedars-Sinai is staffed by oncologists, therapists and staff. Together they design custom treatment plans for your specific cancer to ensure you will more quickly feel normal, and that healthy tissues are minimally impacted by the effects of radiation

Come join our team of Oncologists!

  • You will conduct patient interview, data collection, documentation in the medical record.

  • Prepares patient medical records, films and test results prior visit to ensure paper and/or EMR chart is ready for the licensed clinician.

  • Follows hospital policy for the use of two patient identifiers.

  • Greets and escorts patients. Communicates / interacts with patients using AIDET and Improving Service Delivery standards to maximize patient satisfaction with their experience.

  • You will set-up exam room, cleaning and preparing for patients.

  • You will be ordering/stocking of medical supplies,

  • You will provide general administrative support, and other duties as assigned.

  • Good written and interpersonal skills for interacting with patients, payers, physicians and other CSHS customers.

  • Minimum computer competency comprised of a working knowledge of Windows or a comparable system, basic word processing, E-mail browsers and on-line internet access.

  • Knowledge and understanding of the organization, functions, policies and procedures of the outpatient physician clinic, and the relationship within the larger Cedars-Sinai Health System, and apply the knowledge to the work of the office.

  • Experience the ability to handle multiple tasks frequently with short time-lines, to prioritize and organize work, and to complete assignments in a timely, accurate manner.

  • Demonstrated ability to work well as a team player and independently.

  • Demonstrates an understanding of technical knowledge in the effective use of computer support programs, electronic medical records and other aids for productivity

  • Interviews established patients to facilitate data collection prior to patients being seen by clinician.

  • As required by clinic, may measure vital signs, pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, height and weight, pulse oximetry, and record information related to the chief complaint/ reason for visit and other required information in the patient medical record.

  • Immediately reports all out of range and abnormal data to a licensed clinician, using approved parameters.

  • Completes documentation and fields in EMR templates as defined by program workflows and applicable policy.

  • At conclusion of intake, completes SBAR handoff to the clinician scheduled to see the patient and documents the SBAR

You may also perform non-invasive routine technical services under the supervision of a license physician, surgeon or podiatrist who is on the premises. You will function within his/her scope of education/certification not to exceed what is permitted by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center policies, procedures and guidelines.

Educational Requirements:

High School Diploma or equivalent required

Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant Program

License/Certification Requirements:

Basic Life Support issued by American Heart Association

Phlebotomy Certification Required


Minimum two years previous medical office or hospital clinic experience is preferred

Previous work experience in an outpatient setting or physician’s office, preferred.

Preferred during employment, if not certified at time of hire:

Certified by one of the following agencies approved by the Medical Board of California:

Board of the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) Credential: Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) http://www.aama-ntl.org

American Medical Technologists AMT Credential: Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) http://www.amt1.com

California Certifying Board for Medical Assistants Credential: California Certified Medical Assistant – Clinical (CCMA-C) http://www.ccbma.org

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.