Job Description

Payroll Title:
MED AST 3
Department:
COVID Operations
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
80%
Union:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Variable, 10 hrs/day, Monday-Sunday

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

#113147 Medical Assistant 3 Lead

Filing Deadline: Tue 12/7/2021

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

UC San Diego current employees who apply by 11/30/21 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.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 11/29/21 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 12/07/21. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

Under general supervision, performs a variety of work duties 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: environmental care functions, equipment/supply management and cleaning/disinfecting the environment. Incumbents may also provide front office services on a routine or back-up basis, including management of scheduling work queues.

The Lead Medical Assistant provides training and oversees other medical assistants and serves as a resource for the entire department. Responsibilities include providing direction, scheduling and training. The Lead Medical Assistant Initiates and participates in improvement efforts which directly impact the clinic. Other Lead duties as assigned.

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.

  • Three (3) years of Medical Assistant experience.

  • Knowledge of medical terminology, on-line scheduling, universal precautions and proper use of body mechanics.

  • Requires initiative, the ability to prioritize demands and the ability to work in a teamenvironment.

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in an outpatient clinic registering, scheduling or providing financial counseling to patients and families.
  • Experience working in COVID Testing and vaccine locations.
  • Experience leading or participating in clinic teams to improve patient experience, clinic flow, or overall clinic performance.
  • Demonstrated experience working with patients in an outpatient setting.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work various 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!

Applications/Resumes are accepted for current job openings only. For full consideration on any job, applications must be received prior to the initial closing date. If a job has an extended deadline, applications/resumes will be considered during the extension period; however, a job may be filled before the extended date is reached.

UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

Application Instructions

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