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Medical Assistant- All of Us Program - Cancer Clinical Trial Office

Requisition # 20001267 Apply Now

The California Precision Medicine Consortium (CaPMC) is part of the national All of Us Precision Medicine Research Program which aims to enroll 1 million participants living in the U.S. to contribute their health data for research. This national study will provide researchers and scientists access to biospecimens, genetic data, medical records, and person-generated health data to advance precision medicine in the U.S. CaPMC includes UC Davis, UC San Diego, UC Irvine, UC San Francisco, USC, and Cedars Sinai.


The Clinical Care Associate (CCA) provides clinical and administrative support to nurses, physicians and allied health professionals for the All of Us Program. The CCA responsibilities may include patient interview, data collection, documentation in the medical record, exam room set-up, cleaning and preparation, ordering/stocking of medical supplies, general administrative support, and other duties as assigned. The CCA may also perform non-invasive routine technical services under the supervision of a license 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.

  • Performs venipuncture if phlebotomy certified (CPT1).
  • Provides general administrative/clerical support to the study team.
  • Prepares patient medical records, films and test results prior visit to ensure paper and/or EMR chart is ready for the licensed clinician.
  • Perform patient intake (e.g., interview established subjects to facilitate data collection prior to patient being seen by clinician; measure vital signs, pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, height and weight, and other required information)

Department specific duties:

  • Provide pre-printed patient educational material and visit summaries as directed by licensed clinician and/or study team lead.
  • Supports overall clinic maintenance as it pertains to study needs, such as ordering/stocking medical supplies, monitoring for expiration dates, helping with QC of subject specimens, packaging of subject specimens for shipment.
  • Prepares subjects for minor office procedures and tasks, as it pertains to research project. Completes documentation as applicable.
  • May be responsible for the collection and preparation of lab specimens and delivery of clinical research-related items. Follows hospital policy and study protocol, if applicable, for specimen labeling and logging.
  • Participates in subject check out process, as applicable.
  • Answers phone calls from research subjects and routes calls to appropriate personnel. Answer participant questions and provide information regarding the study, explaining procedures, and consent process.
  • May work remotely, on campus, and occasionally be asked to work off-site at events and/or on the weekend (under the supervision of study lead and/or study coordinators).
  • Attends weekly check-ins and team meetings.
  • May have to assist with engagement and recruitment activities, under the discretion of the team lead/manager, to promote visibility and awareness for the program.
  • Adheres to all regulatory requirements including but not limited to the Joint Commission, and California Department of Health. Hollows hospital and HIPAA policies and procedures related to patient confidentiality.
  • Immediately report all out of range and abnormal data, as specified by study protocol, to licensed clinician using approved parameters.

Educational Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Graduate of a Medical Assisting program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).

License/Certification/Registration Requirements

  • Basic Life Support from the American Heart Association.
  • Must have a current CA Phlebotomy Certification, Required

Experience

  • Two (2) years previous experience in a healthcare, medical office or clinic experience required.
  • Previous work experience in an ambulatory or outpatient setting or physician’s office, preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills for interacting with patients, payers, physicians and other CSHS customers.
  • Must possess a minimum computer competency comprised of a working knowledge of Windows or a comparable system (specifically including keyboarding and mouse skills). Must additionally possess a working knowledge of 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 with the larger Cedars-Sinai Health System, and the ability to apply the knowledge to the work of the office.
  • Experience demonstrating 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. Bi-lingual preferred/helpful.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of technical knowledge in the effective use of computer support programs, electronic medical records and other aids for productivity.
  • Working Title: Medical Assistant- All of Us Program - Cancer Clinical Trial Office
  • Department: SOCCI Clinical Research Office
  • Business Entity: Academic / Research
  • City: Los Angeles
  • Job Category: Nursing
  • Job Specialty: Nursing
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Shift Length: 8 hour shift
  • Shift Type: Day
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