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Keck Medicine of USC

Keck Medicine of USC is one of only two university-based medical systems in the Los Angeles area. Its internationally renowned physicians and scientists provide world-class patient care at Keck Hospital of USC, USC Norris Cancer Hospital, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital and more than 80 outpatient clinics in Los Angeles, Orange, Kern, Tulare and Ventura counties.

Keck Medical Center was ranked No. 16 on U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 Best Hospital Honor Roll and among the top 3 hospitals in Los Angeles and top 5 in California. The hospital also ranked in the top 4 in urology (tie); top 10 in geriatrics; top 15 in ophthalmology, cardiology & heart surgery, gastroenterology & GI surgery and nephrology; top 20 in neurology & neurosurgery; top 25 in cancer; and top 35 in pulmonology & lung surgery.

Patient Access Representative - La Canada Clinic - Full Time 8 Hour Days (Non-Exempt) (Non-Union)

Ambulatory Clinic - La Canada Multi-Specialty Office Hospital La Cañada Flintridge, California

The Patient Access Representative must have an in depth knowledge in all the functions of the Admitting Department. Must have excellent communication skills, including the ability to speak, read and write English proficiently. Must be comfortable with computers and medical terminology. In depth knowledge of all insurance types, including government health programs

Escorts patients to exam rooms in the clinic, obtains and appropriately records patient vital signs/medication list, monitors patient flow, assists physicians with minor clinical procedures, performs EKGs, prepares patient chart with pertinent medical information. Schedules diagnostic tests ordered by the physician as needed.  Performs various office and clerical duties. Ensures patient’s right to privacy, safety, and confidentiality is maintained. Maintains a safe environment in accordance with standards, policies, and safety regulations. Ensures compliance with infection control policies. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education: Required: High school graduate or GED equivalent evidence. Preferred Qualifications: Medical Assistant Certificate/Diploma. Minimum Experience/Knowledge: Required: One year of hospital experience or in a related field. Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experience. Ability to communicate effectively in English both verbally and in writing. Preferred Qualifications: Spanish language skills (preferred). Knowledge of medical terminology. Familiarity with Word, Excel, COR, Cerner, ProSolv, and scheduling software. Medical Assistant Certificate/Diploma. Required License/Certification: Preferred Qualifications: If a Medical Assistant, BLS for Healthcare Provider from American Heart Association is required.

REQ20091881 Posted Date: 08/17/2020

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