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Certified Medical Assistant - Outpatient Oncology Clinic 8hrs Days

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA 90006
**Every Skill. Every Effort. Everything We Have** When the work you do every single day has a crucial impact on the lives of others, every effort, every detail, and every second matters. This shared culture of happiness, passion and dedication pulses through Cedars-Sinai, and its just one of the many reasons weve achieved our fifth consecutive Magnet designation for nursing excellence. From working with a team of dedicated healthcare professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, youll have everything you need to do something incrediblefor yourself, and for others. Join us, and discover why U.S. News & World Report has named us one of Americas Best Hospitals. Are you passionate about helping people? Do you want to make a difference in peoples lives? The exam area is the clinic side of the Cancer Center. Patients are seen by the oncologists, geneticists, nurse practitioners, researchers, and supportive services within the 25 exam rooms. Additionally, patients can receive nursing services that do not require a physician in the Nurse Visit Room. These services include but are not limited to central line care, injections, vaccines, and phlebotomy. Registered nurses and clinical care associates (CCA) work together to provide services to the patients whether they are present for their first visit or follow up visits. CCAs are instrumental in clinic flow, procedure assistance, suture/staple removal, and wound care. They are cross-trained for flexibility between clinics with different cancer types and levels of care. This team-based approach provides the best experience for each patient. Functioning under the general supervision of the Service Line Manager and a licensed caregiver, the Clinical Care Associate (CCA) provides clinical and administrative support to nurses, physicians and allied health providers (Clinicians) working in the hospital licensed clinics. **Job Duties and Responsibilities:** + You will conduct patient interview, data collection, documentation in the medical record. + Prepares patient medical records, films and test results prior visit to ensure paper and/or EMR chart is ready for the licensed clinician. + Follows hospital policy for the use of two patient identifiers. + Greets and escorts patients. Communicates / interacts with patients using AIDET and Improving Service Delivery standards to maximize patient satisfaction with their experience. + You will set-up exam room, cleaning and preparing for patients. + You will be ordering/stocking of medical supplies, + You will provide general administrative support, and other duties as assigned. + Good written and interpersonal skills for interacting with patients, payers, physicians and other CSHS customers. + Minimum computer competency comprised of a working knowledge of Windows or a comparable system, basic word processing, E-mail browsers and on-line internet access. + Knowledge and understanding of the organization, functions, policies and procedures of the outpatient physician clinic, and the relationship within the larger Cedars-Sinai Health System, and apply the knowledge to the work of the office. + Experience the ability to handle multiple tasks frequently with short time-lines, to prioritize and organize work, and to complete assignments in a timely, accurate manner. + Demonstrated ability to work well as a team player and independently. + English language proficiency. + Demonstrates an understanding of technical knowledge in the effective use of computer support programs, electronic medical records and other aids for productivity **Patient Intake:** + Interviews established patients to facilitate data collection prior to patients being seen by clinician. + As required by clinic, may measure vital signs, pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, height and weight, pulse oximetry, and record information related to the chief complaint/ reason for visit and other required information in the patient medical record. + Immediately reports all out of range and abnormal data to a licensed clinician, using approved parameters. + Completes documentation and fields in EMR templates as defined by program workflows and applicable policy. + At conclusion of intake, completes SBAR handoff to the clinician scheduled to see the patient and documents the SBAR You may also perform non-invasive routine technical services under the supervision of a license physician, surgeon or podiatrist who is on the premises. You will function within his/her scope of education/certification not to exceed what is permitted by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center policies, procedures and guidelines. **Educational Requirements:** + High School Diploma or equivalent required + Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant Program **License/Certification Requirements:** + Basic Life Support issued by American Heart Association **Experience:** + Minimum two years previous medical office or hospital clinic experience is preferred + Previous work experience in an outpatient setting or physicians office, preferred. Preferred during employment, if not certified at time of hire: Certified by one of the following agencies approved by the Medical Board of California: Board of the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) Credential: Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) http://www.aama-ntl.org American Medical Technologists AMT Credential: Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) http://www.amt1.com California Certifying Board for Medical Assistants Credential: California Certified Medical Assistant Clinical (CCMA-C) http://www.ccbma.org 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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Posted: 2019-12-09 Expires: 2020-02-07

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Certified Medical Assistant - Outpatient Oncology Clinic 8hrs Days

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Los Angeles, CA 90006

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