Medical Assistant - 8 Hour Days
Location: San Fernando
Posted on: September 21, 2023
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has been ranked the #1 hospital in
California and #2 hospital in the nation by U.S. News & World
Cedars-Sinai was awarded the Advisory Board Company's Workplace of
the Year which is an award that recognizes hospitals and health
systems nationwide that have outstanding levels of employee
engagement. We also have a great benefits package and competitive
compensation which explains why U.S. News & World Report has named
us one of America's Best Hospitals!
Why work here?
Beyond outstanding employee benefits including 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
dedication to creating a dynamic, inclusive environment that fuels
A Little More About What You Will be Doing
The Medical Assistant provides clinical and administrative support
to nurses, physicians and allied health professionals (Clinicians)
working in the hospital licensed clinics. Medical Assistants may
also perform non-invasive routine technical services under the
supervision of a licensed physician, surgeon or podiatrist who is
on the premises. The Medical Assistant functions within their scope
of education/ certification not to exceed what is permitted by
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center policies, procedures and guidelines.
Flexibility and ability to adapt to multiple specialty clinics is
- Collects patient history and documents in EMR appropriately.
Acquires all results (films, test) prior to patient visit.
- Maintains timely patient flow and room availability. Assists
patients with the completion of forms, as needed.
- Performs clinical responsibilities such as taking vital signs,
collecting lab specimens, performing EKG's, administering
medications and injections (as directed by clinician), and records
/ documents patient record.
- Participates in the patient check out process: facilitating
follow-up tests, and referrals and may participate in acquiring
prior authorizations to allow for timely scheduling of follow-up
appointments to other providers. Maintains referral system and
ensures accurate and timely follow through with all referrals
- Prepares, cleans exam / procedure room and setup appropriate
supplies. Ensures equipment, forms and educational materials are
available and ready for use during visit / procedure. Maintains and
monitors all equipment used for patient care and testing and
reports discrepancies to supervisor.
- 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.
--- High school graduate or equivalent--
--- Graduate of a Medical Assisting program accredited by the
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
(CAAHEP) or the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools
--- Two years of previous medical office or clinic experience
--- Computer Skills: Demonstrates an understanding of technical
knowledge in the effective use of computer support programs,
electronic medical records and other aids for productivity.
Working Title: Medical Assistant - 8 Hour DaysDepartment: Heart
Institute AmbulatoryBusiness Entity: Cedars-Sinai Medical CenterJob
Category: NursingJob Specialty: NursingPosition Type:
Full-timeShift Length: 8 hour shiftShift Type: DayBase Pay:$21.02 -
Keywords: Cedars-Sinai, Los Angeles , Medical Assistant - 8 Hour Days, Healthcare , San Fernando, California
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