Job Description

Payroll Title:
MED AST 2
Department:
FAC PRAC REPRO MEDICINE
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
La Jolla Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
80%
Union:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hr shifts, Mon-Friday & weekend on-call

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

#112456 Medical Assistant II - Repro Med

Filing Deadline: Fri 10/29/2021

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 10/19/2021 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 10/29/2021. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

UC San Diego Health Sciences current employees who apply by 10/22/2021 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.

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).

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. Will provide non-licensed medical support to medical care providers in an outpatient setting.

Incumbents room patients; set up equipment and instruments, maintaining sterile technique as required; independently perform and/or assist providers with performing exams and procedures, including administering injections: collect, prepare and analyze specimens, including performing venipuncture; with proper provider authorization, provide instructions, training, test results and advice to patients; call in prescriptions; sterilize instruments; clean and calibrate equipment; clean and stock exam rooms; and provide proper documentation in patient chart. May also provide front office services on a routine or back-up basis.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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.

  • Two (2) years Certified Medical Assistant experience.

  • Previous experience in a medical setting.

  • Knowledge of computer operations with IDX skills, Outlook, Work processing, Microsoft Word, and Excel skills.

  • Medical terminology certificate and/or training.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience as a Medical Assistant in Women's Health.
  • Proficient in Ob/Gyn terminology.
  • Experienced with Electronic Medical Record Systems (i.e. EPIC).
  • Ability to multitask between front desk and back-office duties.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish).

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Must be able to work overtime as required.
  • Must be available for weekend, on call rotation.
  • 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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UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

Application Instructions

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