111153 - Medical Assistant Per Diem - Primary Care
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#111153 Medical Assistant Per Diem - Primary CareFiling Deadline: Fri 10/22/2021
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UC San Diego current employees who apply by 8/19/21 will have priority consideration for this position. Recruiters will refer qualified internal candidates after the first 7 days of the job posting. All qualified external applicants and additional internal applicants who apply after the priority date may have further consideration pending the results of the initial review.
Under direct supervision of the clinic manager and the general supervision of the clinic providers and licensed nursing staff, performs work which requires specific knowledge and training in patient care duties within business and profession's code of the State of California and/or the regulations of The Joint Commission (TJC).
These duties also include but are not limited to: scheduling of patient appointments and associated patient system screens, accurate billing, environmental care functions, equipment/supply management and cleaning/disinfecting the environment. Requires knowledge of medical terminology, online scheduling, universal precautions and proper use of body mechanics. Position requires initiative, the ability to prioritize demands and the ability to work in a team environment. Other related duties as assigned.
Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) OR Certificate of completion of a Medical Assistant training program.
BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.
Knowledge of medical terminology, universal precautions, and proper use of body mechanics.
Require initiative and the ability to prioritize demands.
Must be able to work in a team environment.
- One (1) year Ambulatory Care experience.
- Two (2) years MA experience.
- One (1) year Primary Care experience.
- One (1) year Express or Urgent Care experience.
- Procedural experience.
- Women's health experience.
- EPIC experience.
- Knowledge and understanding of FLOW process specific to UCSD community care.
- 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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