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Medical Assistant II - Orthopedics

Beverly Hills, CA 90209


Posted 21 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 CaliforniaMedical Assistant school, or documented equivalent military experience ortraining
+ 2-5 years of experience in outpatientmedical setting preferred
+ BLS from the American Heart Associationrequired
+ 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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