Job Description

Payroll Title:
MED AST 2
Department:
Lewis Family Medicine
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Hillcrest
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
80%
Union:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
2
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hr shifts, Monday - Friday

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

#112143 Medical Assistant II- Family Medicine

Filing Deadline: Fri 10/22/2021

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 before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/news/2021/10/flu-vaccination-requirement-for-uc-students,-faculty-and-staff-issued-for-2021-2022.html

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 10/12/21 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 10/22/21. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

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 professions code of the State of California and/or the regulations 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. Other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) OR Certificate of completion of a Medical Assistant training program.

  • Previous Medical Assistant experience and one (1) year Ambulatory Care experience.

  • BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.

  • Proven experience with EPIC and Cadence module one process PARs.

  • Knowledge in medical terminology, online scheduling, universal precautions, and proper use of body mechanics.

  • Experience in direct patient care. Skills in accurately taking and recording vital signs, height, and weight. Administering medication including injections; interviewing patients; and collecting specimens.

  • Proven knowledge of the normal range of values for vital signs, emergency procedures, and of basic lab and infection control procedures; standard items used to stock exam rooms.

  • Thorough knowledge of the patient flow process in order to efficiently monitor appointments, patients and available physicians.

  • Proven general knowledge of pharmaceuticals.

  • Demonstrated experience assisting with procedures.

  • Possess the personal characteristics of professionalism, credibility, commitment to high standards, innovation, discriminating judgment and accountability.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Three (3) years of Ambulatory Care experience.
  • Family Medicine/Internal Medicine experience.
  • Front Office and Pediatric experience.
  • Experience assisting with procedures.
  • Experience with EPIC and Cadence module.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be willing to work overtime as required.
  • 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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Application Instructions

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