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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
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.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research... and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.