Clinical Information Assistant, Per Diem
Company: UCLA Health
Location: Santa Monica
Posted on: January 3, 2022
ResponsibilitiesThe Clinical Information Assistant will assist
Orthopaedic Surgery Physicians as assigned with various
administrative aspects of patient care in the Orthopaedic Clinics
in Westwood, Santa Monica, and the South Bay. These include
documentation of history and physical findings in the electronic
Care Connect medical record, follow-up of laboratory and x-ray
results, paging consults, and assisting in patient admission,
transfers or discharges Will work in close association with
residents and attending physicians and will be part of the
Orthopaedic Surgery team. Clinical Information Assistant will also
be required to aid in "chart auditing" both in real-time and
retrospectively, which includes reviewing physicians' charts and
procedure notes to ensure completeness, sending incomplete charts
back to physicians and maintaining/updating a work queue log
utilized by our coders.QualificationsOur ideal candidate will meet
the following requirements.
- establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with
co-workers, faculty, residents, students, University
representatives, patients and the public
- handle confidential material while protecting its strict
- maintain equanimity in the face of resistance, indifference or
- organize and track multiple records and requests and follow
through in a timely manner
- perform under the pressure of frequent interruptions and
- proofread very detailed materials and monitor work
- speak clearly and distinctly using appropriate vocabulary and
grammar to obtain and convey informationBachelor Degree
Detailed knowledge of medical terminology and the ability to
distinguish different exams and medical diagnoses.
Knowledge and skill in using various computer programs such as
Word, Excel, Power point, Outlook email, and basic database
Knowledge of E&M codes and the level of documentation necessary
for each billing level.
Skill in working independently and following through on assignments
with minimal supervision
Strong interpersonal skills to effectively and diplomatically
interact with others.
Willingness to work a flexible schedule which includes evenings,
nights, weekends, and holidays.UCLA is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
Keywords: UCLA Health, Santa Monica , Clinical Information Assistant, Per Diem, Healthcare , Santa Monica, California
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