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GI Medical Assistant - 8 Hour Days

Company: Cedars-Sinai
Location: Alhambra
Posted on: September 14, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary: Key Job ResponsibilitiesThe Medical Assistant provides clinical and administrative support to nurses, physicians and allied health professionals(Clinicians) working in the hospital licensed clinics. Functions may include patient interview, data collection, documentationin the medical record, exam room set-up, cleaning and preparation, ordering/stocking of medical supplies and generaladministrative support. The Medical Assistant may also perform non-invasive routine technical services under the supervisionof a licensed physician, surgeon or podiatrist who is on the premises. The Medical Assistant functions within his/her scope ofeducation/ certification not to exceed what is permitted by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center policies, procedures and guidelines.Must have flexibility and ability to adapt to multiple specialty clinics.Primary Duties and Responsibilities--- Collects patient history and documents in EMR appropriately. Obtains all results (films, test) prior to patient visit.--- Maintains timely patient flow and room availability. Assist patients with the completion of forms, as needed.-----Performs clinical responsibilities such as taking vital signs, collecting lab specimens, performing EKG's, administeringmedications and injections (as directed by clinician), and record / document patient record.--- Conducts appropriate hand-offs or reporting process as defined by program workflows and applicable policy.-----Participates in the patient check out process: facilitating follow-up tests, and referrals and may participate in obtainingprior authorizations to allow for timely scheduling of follow up appointments to other providers. Maintains referral systemand ensures accurate and timely follow through with all referrals generated.-----Prepares, cleans exam / procedure room and setup appropriate supplies. Ensures equipment, forms and educationalmaterials are available and ready for use during visit / procedure. Maintain and monitor all equipment used for patientcare and testing and reports discrepancies to supervisor.-----Reduces the risk of health care acquired infection by complying with current CDC guidelines and CSMC Hospital AcquiredInfection prevention policy.--- Collects and prepares specimens and transports to lab. Follows hospital policy for specimen labeling and logging.-----Performs unit office procedures including all general administrative duties as required (i.e. scanning, filing, faxing,phones, courier duties, etc.).--- Acts as a transporter for stable, non-acute patients for testing or treatment.Educational Requirements:
Vocational/Technical Diploma Graduate of an accredited medical assistant program
Basic Life Support (BLS) Basic Life Support issued by American--Heart Association Upon Hire--Certified Registered Medical Assistant Certified Medical Assistant Upon Hire--
2 years Medical Assistant, medical office, ambulatory care facility or medical group--practice
Physical Demands:
Standing, Walking, Sitting, Lifting 50 lbs., Carrying 50 lbs., Pushing 75 lbs., Pulling 75 lbs., Balancing, Stooping, Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination,--Reaching, Handling, Grasping, Feeling, Talking,--Hearing, Repetitive Motions Working Title: GI Medical Assistant - 8 Hour DaysDepartment: Digestive Diseases CenterBusiness Entity: Cedars-Sinai Medical CenterJob Category: NursingJob Specialty: NursingPosition Type: Full-timeShift Length: 8 hour shiftShift Type: DayBase Pay:$21.02 - $31.53

Keywords: Cedars-Sinai, Alhambra , GI Medical Assistant - 8 Hour Days, Healthcare , Alhambra, California

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