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Medical Assistant

Company: Huntington Hospital
Location: Pasadena
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Job Description:

When you join the Huntington Hospital team, you are aligning yourself with an organization whose values drive our philosophy of compassionate community care. Over the past 129 years, we've grown from a small 16-bed hospital to a nationally recognized healthcare leader with 619 beds. As part of our commitment to providing equitable, high-quality care to all members of our community, we embrace differences and work hard to create a place of belonging for our patients and our employees. When you join the Huntington family, you'll be empowered to enact change that continuously improves our ability to deliver world-class care, with kindness and dignity, to all who need it.** Internal Workers - Please log into your Workday account to apply **Huntington Hospital Employee LoginDepartment:718008 RheumatologyExpectations:As a member of the patient care team, the 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.Education:High School Diploma/GED required. Assoc. Degree/College Diploma preferred.Experience/Training:1 year experience working as a Medical Assistant in an outpatient clinical/medical office setting preferred.Licenses/Certifications:Basic Life Support Certification - AHA Healthcare Provider type only required.Medical Assistant Certificate from an accredited educational program required. If Certified Registered Medical Assistant - Certification from Board approved Medical Assistant Organization as defined by the Medical Board of CA preferred.Skills:--- Technical - Ability to apply knowledge of information software and/or hardware to provide solutions and/or support. Prefer experience with CS-Link/Epic Healthcare. --- Other - Demonstrated ability to prepare the patients for examination by performing preliminary physical tests, taking blood pressure, weight, and temperature, and reporting patient history summary. Demonstrated level of expertise in medical insurance, referral processes and benefit plans. --- Communication - Ability to convey and/or receive written/verbal information to/from various audiences in different formats. If department requires, basic knowledge and skills necessary to transcribe patient care as directed by a physician in a legible, clear manner. Proficiency in typing, spelling, punctuation, and grammar of medical terminology. Understand medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, diagnostic procedures, pharmacology, and treatment assessments to the extent required to accurately transcribe physician encounters.Worker Type:RegularFull timeShift:Days - - - - - - - -
Advance your potential.

At Huntington Hospital, we know that your professional development translates directly into better care for our patients. That's why we offer a wealth of programs and initiatives designed to help you achieve and exceed your career goals. Whether you're a new graduate or an experienced professional, you'll be empowered and encouraged to broaden the scope of your knowledge and expertise.
Outstanding care comes from outstanding nurses. It's really that simple. In every nursing discipline and clinical unit, you'll have the opportunity to enhance your professional capabilities in a highly collaborative and supportive environment.

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A 619-bed nonprofit hospital that's nationally ranked for quality and safety, Huntington Hospital in Pasadena - an affiliate of Cedars-Sinai Health System - has provided compassionate, world-class care for 130 years. Only six years younger than Pasadena itself, our hospital has grown with the community we serve.
Our 24/7 specialist coverage ensures a hospital-based physician (hospitalist) is always available at the hospital for patients who need general, obstetrical or critical care. And as a leader in nursing care, we are one of only 9% of hospitals nationwide to have achieved Magnet designation, the gold standard in nursing.
Huntington Hospital is home to the largest emergency department and only level-II trauma center in the San Gabriel Valley - providing access to lifesaving emergency and trauma care 24/7. Our Family Birth Center and level-III neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) give babies the safest start to life. Leading cancer care, cardiology services, orthopedic care and advanced robotic surgery - among many other healthcare services - are available to all who turn to us for care.

Keywords: Huntington Hospital, Pasadena , Medical Assistant, Other , Pasadena, California

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