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Sr Medical Assistant - Hem/Onc

Company: Cedars-Sinai
Location: Beverly Hills
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Align yourself with an organization that has a reputation for excellence! Cedars-Sinai was awarded the National Research Corporations Consumer Choice Award 19 years in a row for providing the highest-quality medical care in Los Angeles. We were also awarded the Advisory Board Companys Workplace of the Year. This recognizes hospitals and health systems nationwide that have outstanding levels of employee engagement. Join us! Discover why U.S. News & World Report has named us one of Americas Best Hospitals.
Tell me about the role:
The Senior 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.
The Senior Medical Assistant will perform required responsibilities based on the standard work for their department with minimal supervision with the ability, skill and knowledge to work in more than one specialty area.
Why Work Here?
Beyond an outstanding benefit package with health and dental insurance, vacation, and a 403(b) we take pride in hiring the best employees. Our accomplished staff reflects the culturally and ethnically diverse community we serve. They are proof of our commitment to creating a dynamic, inclusive environment that fuels innovation.
Job Duties and Responsibilities, in this job you will:
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
Educational Requirements:
Graduation from accredited Medial Assistant school

High School Diploma/GED

Medical Assistant Certificate from an accredited educational program

License Requirements:
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required from the American Heart Association and/or American Red Cross
3 years of experience working as a Medical Assistant in an outpatient clinical/medical office setting required

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

Strong understanding of medical insurance and benefit plans

Epic Super-user, must demonstrate a level of expertise with CS-Link and department workflows

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.

Keywords: Cedars-Sinai, Beverly Hills , Sr Medical Assistant - Hem/Onc, Healthcare , Beverly Hills, California

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