Do you want to be a part of something greater? To get exposure to many different disciplines while making a positive impact on the lives of a diverse patient population? At Cedars-Sinai you'll learn from dedicated healthcare professionals every single day and use state-of-the-art facilities to do something incredible - for yourself and for others. You will support the physicians and nursing staff in the delivery of health care by performing a variety of medically related tasks.
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. From diagnosis to recovery, Cedars-Sinai offers expert, compassionate care for a wide range of Heart and vascular disease.
The Heart Institute Clinics consists of adult and pediatric providers from multiple cardiovascular medical and surgical sub-specialties. The Heart Institute physicians and allied health professionals provide a full range of consultative, evaluation and management services to adults with suspected or known heart and/or vascular disease, individuals who are at risk for developing heart and/or vascular disease and children with congenital anomalies. The goal is to have the CCA's able to float throughout each area with ease- Not only seeing patients in clinic but also following up on long term patients as a resource for prescription refills and authorizations. This person should be a fast learner, flexible, and have a positive attitude.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
You will Conduct patient interview, data collection, documentation in the medical record
exam room set-up, cleaning and preparing for patients
ordering/stocking of medical supplies
administrative support, to handle high volume of patient coordination and complex scheduling in the licensed clinics.
Cross trained to cover multiple providers and as a resource
The CCA may also perform non-invasive routine technical services under the supervision of a licensed physician, surgeon or podiatrist who is on the premises. The Clinical Care Associate functions 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.