Cedars-Sinai is a national leader in providing high-quality, patient-centered healthcare encompassing primary care as well as niche medicine and conducting research that leads to lifesaving discoveries and innovations. Since its beginning in 1902, Cedars-Sinai has evolved to meet the healthcare needs of one of the most diverse regions in the nation, continually setting new standards in quality and innovation in patient care, research, teaching and community service.
Today, Cedars-Sinai is widely known for its national leadership in redefining healthcare for the benefit of patients. Cedars-Sinai impacts the future of healthcare globally by developing new approaches to treatment and educating tomorrow's physicians and other health professionals. At the same time, Cedars-Sinai demonstrates a longstanding dedication to strengthening the Los Angeles community through multifaceted programs that improve the health of its most vulnerable residents.
What will you be doing in this role?
Become part of Cedars-Sinai by joining our Temporary Talent Services Team (formally ITA) . In this role, associates will transition throughout Cedars-Sinai Medical Center to support departments with fulfilling temporary vacancies. The associate will be deployed to various departments to p rovides day-to-day clinical support. This is a Per Diem, non-benefited role. Assignments are typically Monday - Friday within regular business hours.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Assists clinical support staff including but not limited to the day-to-day work responsibilities in the office and clinic.
Schedules patient appointments, coordinates procedures/testing with outside departments and ancillary services, expert understanding of authorizations according to guidelines/workflows by providing required documentation, monitors daily patient schedule, places reminder calls, and identifies "no shows" for rescheduling.
Consistently answers telephones, takes complete and accurate messages, triage information and relays to appropriate party to support operational aspects of patient care.
High School Diploma or GED required.
Bachelor's Degree or two years of college education with medical business office experience preferred.
Two (2) years experience in a medical office setting/scheduling of patients preferred.
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Handle multiple tasks frequently with short-time lines, prioritize and organize work, and complete assignments in a timely, accurate manner.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills Knowledge of medical terminology.
Working Title: Patient Service Representative, Temporary Talent Services, (Per Diem)
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 t...eaching 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.