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Cedars-Sinai Medical Assistant II - Maternal Fetal Medicine Tarzana in Tarzana, California

The Medical Assistant II 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.

This position will also be

trained and will be responsible for appointment scheduling, and to perform

routine duties associated with the collection and maintenance of current

patient demographics and insurance information.

The Medical Assistant II is

able to demonstrate a level of expertise in performing these responsibilities

based on the standard work with the ability, skill and knowledge to work in

more than one specialty area.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

•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

•Manages patient care flow

and assist with monitoring CS-Link message pools and standard work

•Sets up exam room/procedure

rooms appropriately based on patient visit needs

•Sweeps clinical areas to

monitor inventory based on standard work

•Cleans/re-processes

equipment and supplies based on standard work and department guidelines

•Addresses patient,

physician, and staff concerns and escalate accordingly

•Provides assistance in QA

measures for suites, including recording QC testing on designated equipment

•Provides assistance and

direct patient inquiries or complaints to appropriate medical staff members

and follow up to ensure satisfactory resolution

•Monitors their own workflow to identify

opportunities for improvement

•Participates in daily

huddles and staff meetings

•Adheres to all infection

prevention standards,department policies and guidelines

License:

BLS from American Heart Association required. Certified Registered Medical Assistant preferred.

Education:

HS Diploma or GED required.Vocational/Technical Diploma required. Associated Degree preferred

Experience:

Two (2) years of experience working as a medical assistant in an outpatient clinical/medical office setting. Prefer experience with CS-Link/Epic Healthcare

Demonstrated ability to prepare the patients for examination by performing preliminary physical tests, taking blood pressure, weight, and temperature, and reporting patient history summary. Basic knowledge and skills necessary to transcribe patient care as directed by a physician in a legible, clear manner; Proficiency in typing, spelling, punctuation and grammar of medical terminology; Understand medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, diagnostic procedures, pharmacology, and treatment assessments to the extent required to accurately transcribe physician encounters. Demonstrated level of expertise in medical insurance, referral processes and benefit plans.

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.

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