Job Description

Payroll Title:
Rehabilitation Services
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Hillcrest Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Per Diem
Appointment Percent:
CX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday- Friday, occasional weekends

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#111091 Rehab Services Assistant - Per Diem

Filing Deadline: Tue 11/30/2021

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy


Under direct supervision, responsible for front desk and administrative support of the ambulatory Rehabilitation Services clinics, including patient assistance, communication, monitoring of waiting room patient flow and facilitation of appointment and provider timeliness. Performs general administrative duties and call center functions such as answering multi-line incoming customer calls, securing authorizations for scheduled services, appointment scheduling, insurance verification and patient registration functions as needed at advanced level. Participates in training and departmental meetings as designated and represents the department at the medical and general community as a service ambassador. Other duties assigned as needed.


  • Two (2) years of related experience in a healthcare environment or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Knowledge of Insurance payors, including federal, state, and private health plans.

  • Prior experience with related systems: EPIC EMR and related systems.

  • Ability to multitask and manage multiple phone lines and issues at once, while maintaining a positive attitude and excellent customer service.

  • Experience with high volume, multiline telephone calls.

  • Superb customer service presence.

  • Proficient with MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel).


  • Knowledge of or experience in Healthcare environment or related field.
  • Medical terminology training and/or certificate.
  • Prior experience with related systems: EPIC EMR and related systems.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish.
  • Ability to prioritize and process therapy referrals based on diagnosis.
  • Experience with patient relations, concierge program, and/ or patient population.
  • Familiar with UCSD policies and procedures.


  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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