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Medical Assistant II - Reconstructive Surgery

Los Angeles, CA 90006

Cedars-Sinai

Posted 3 weeks ago
Discuss pay at interview
Job Description

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, roomand direct patient if ancillary services are ordered
+ You will notify physicians of patient status and takevital signs, record it in the medical records as directed
+ You will prepare patients for provider by recordingcurrent medications in medical record
+ You will perform designated diagnostic tests asdirected by provider
+ You will assist provider during examination/procedures
+ You will draw, prepare and properly label designatedlab work and/or specimens as directed by provider
+ You will administer immunization, injections, or oralmedications as ordered by provider
+ You will assist in scheduling follow-up appointmentsand answer patient calls
+ You will monitor voicemail communications from patientsand provide concerns to provider
+ You will verify completeness of medical record byreviewing previously ordered studies or documentation, ensures thatdocuments are placed in the appropriate location within the record ifusing paper records
+ You will assist with provider correspondence andcommunications as directed for clinical care
+ You will recognize and communicate potential patientsafety issues
+ You will initiate and complete appropriateadministrative and quality documentation including security and occurrencereports
+ You will support appropriate ordering of medicalsupplies demonstrating basic understanding of cost containment
+ You will accompany the physician during the patientencounter
+ You will transcribe the physicians dictated patienthistory, including history of present illness, review of systems, pastmedical, 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 thephysician
+ You will transcribe patient education and explanationsof risks and benefits as performed by the physician
+ You will prepare and edit scribed document forphysician 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
+ BLS from the American Heart Association required
+ High School Diploma and/or GED Equivalent
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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