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
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research... and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.