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Medical Assistant - Tarzana

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Requisition # 2853

Job Description

Job Summary:  Key Job Responsibilities


As a member of the patient care team, 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.
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.



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


Qualifications

Educational Requirements:

High School Diploma/GED    
Vocational/Technical Diploma- Medical Assistant Certificate from an accredited educational program

License/Certification:

Basic Life Support Certification from the American Heart Association and/or the American Red Cross for Healthcare Providers required upon Hire

Experience:


2 years of experience working as a Medical Assistant in an outpatient clinical/medical office setting preferred


Req ID : 2853
Working Title : Medical Assistant - Tarzana
Department : Tarzana Endocrine and Medical Group
Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Care Foundation
Job Category : Clinical Operations
Job Specialty : Clinical Operations
Overtime Status : NONEXEMPT
Primary Shift : Day
Shift Duration : 8 hour
Base Pay : $19.69 - $29.54

Our compensation philosophy

We offer competitive total compensation that includes pay, benefits, and other recognition programs for our employees. The base pay range shown above takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including knowledge/skills; relevant experience and training; education/certifications/licensure; and other business and organizational factors. This base pay range does not include our comprehensive benefits package and any incentive payments that may be applicable to this role. Pay Transparency Non Discrimination Provision (PDF) (opens in new window)

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