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Cedars-Sinai Medical Assistant II - SMGI in Santa Monica, 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, room and direct patient if ancillary services are ordered

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

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

  • You will perform designated diagnostic tests as directed by provider

  • You will assist provider during examination/procedures

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

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

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

  • You will monitor voicemail communications from patients and provide concerns to provider

  • You will verify completeness of medical record by reviewing previously ordered studies or documentation, ensures that documents are placed in the appropriate location within the record if using paper records

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

  • You will recognize and communicate potential patient safety issues

  • You will initiate and complete appropriate administrative and quality documentation including security and occurrence reports

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

  • You will accompany the physician during the patient encounter

  • You will transcribe the physicians dictated patient history, including history of present illness, review of systems, past medical, 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 the physician

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

  • You will prepare and edit scribed document for physician review and signature

Position Requirements:

  • Graduation from accredited California Medical Assistantschool, or documented equivalent military experience or training

  • 2-5 years of experience in outpatient medical settingpreferred

  • HighSchool Diploma and/or GED required

  • BLS from the American Heart Association required

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.