Posted

30+ days ago

Location

Laguna Niguel, CA

Description

Overview

SCA, a leader in the outpatient surgery industry, strategically partners with health plans, medical groups and health systems across the country to develop and optimize surgical facilities. SCA operates more than 210 surgical facilities, including ambulatory surgery centers and surgical hospitals, in partnership with approximately 7,500 physicians. For more information on SCA, visit www.scasurgery.com.

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

We are actively recruiting for a Medical Assistant.

 

  • Perform routine clinical tasks: to keep the nurses and physicians and other health practitioners running smoothly. The duties of medical assistant shall vary from time to time depending on the surgical specialty and volume of cases.
  • Administrative duties include answering telephones, greeting patients, updating and filing patients' medical records, scanning medical records, data entry, and assisting scheduling dept as needed.
  • Clinical duties: preparing patients for pre op and assisting the nurse and physician during the pre op and post-op stages. All duties will be performed according to state law and scope of practice. Day to day responsibility may include, but not limited to:
    • Ensures care to the appropriate patient through proper identification and checking of chart
    • Intakes patient's history, performs vitals and reports to RN
    • Ensures correct site/side is verified independently and collaboratively with the circulator / surgeon / anesthesiologist.
    • Checks rooms for proper inventory of supplies
    • Puts away supplies
    • Assists in transferring patients
    • Assists in turning over rooms

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma required
  • Medical Assistant Certification required
  • 1 year experience in surgery setting preferred
  • BLS certified required

 

EEO Statement

We value Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging at Surgical Care Affiliates: SCA is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability and genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

 

UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

 

 

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About the Company

Surgical Care Affiliates SCA

Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA) partners with leading physicians, hospitals and health systems to develop and implement surgical services strategies across the country. With approximately 5,000 teammates, SCA operates more than 185 surgical facilities, including ambulatory surgery centers, surgical hospitals, and hospital surgery departments, in partnership with approximately 2,000 physicians and in affiliation with 45+ health systems.

At SCA, we put Clinical First. Our mission is to care for our patients, serve our physicians and improve healthcare in America by offering clinical systems, service line growth strategies, benchmarking processes, and efficiency programs that create measurable advantage for surgical facilities—clinically, operationally and financially.

An industry leader, SCA recently created industry-wide clinical outcomes reporting procedures, using metrics endorsed by the National Quality Forum. All SCA facilities pursue accreditation through The Joint Commission (TJC), the American Association of Ambulatory Surgery Centers (AAASC) or the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC).

Our facilities focus on short-term care and primarily provide non-emergency surgical procedures in many specialties, including orthopaedics, ophthalmology, gastroenterology, pain management, and otolaryngology, among others. Our facilities provide physicians with the logistics and support staff necessary to perform these procedures.

SCA is deeply committed to our core values of clinical quality, integrity, service excellence, teamwork, accountability and continuous improvement.

Company Size

5,000 to 9,999 employees

Industry

Healthcare Services

Founded

2007

Website

http://scasurgery.com/