Medical Assistant II - 117473
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#117473 Medical Assistant IIFiling Deadline: Mon 8/8/2022
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Please note that this position is a part-time appointment
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 7/12/2022 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 7/21/2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
This position will float between the Department of Orthopedic locations with a variable location schedule.
Under direct supervision of the clinic manager and the general supervision of the clinic providers and licensed nursing staff, the Medical Assistant (MA) 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: Rooming patients, prepping clinic, returning selected patient phone calls, scheduling patient appointments, entering appropriate information into the Epic EMR, And associated patient system screens; environmental care functions; equipment/supply management; and cleaning/disinfecting the environment. and other tasks as assigned. Must be able to work at variable locations and have variable work hours. 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.
Minimum of one to two (1 - 2) years of experience as an MA.
Demonstrated knowledge with medical terminology.
Strong orthopedic surgical practice experience needed.
Thorough knowledge of insurances.
- One (1) year ortho/neurosurgery experience.
- Knowledge of EMR, EPIC, IDX systems.
- Front and back office experience.
- 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).
If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.
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