Job Description

Payroll Title:
MED AST 2
Department:
MED CTR CANCER CENTER
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
La Jolla Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
2
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Sunday - Saturday

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

#116282 Medical Assistant II/III - Infusion

Filing Deadline: Tue 5/24/2022

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

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 5/12/2022 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 5/24/2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

Depending on the experience and qualifications of the selected candidate, this position will be hired at the MAII or MAIII level.

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 the business and profession code of the State of California and/or the regulations The Joint Commission (TJC). These duties also include but are not limited to: scheduling 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. Performs other related duties as required.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES PERFORMED AS A MEDICAL ASSISTANT III

Under general supervision, the Medical Assistant Specialist performs additional clinical responsibilities in specialized health fields and utilizes additional certification and/or training to support procedures, technical functions, or other higher-level specialist duties as required.

Utilizes certified phlebotomy technician certification to perform the following responsibilities:

Uses phlebotomy identification protocols to correctly identify all patients, demonstrates the ability to label all specimens with the correct label, performs venipuncture and blood culture collection under aseptic conditions on all patients, and performs venipuncture using a syringe or other needle safety devices to collect specimens for specialized testing such as but not limited to Venous Blood Gas. Recognizes and meets productivity and quality standards. Performs timed phlebotomy draws.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

  • Two (2) or more years of relevant experience.

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

  • Proven knowledge of medical terminology, online scheduling, universal precautions, and proper use of body mechanics.

  • Strong ability to take initiative, prioritize demands and work in a team environment.

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

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED AS A MEDICAL ASSISTANT III

  • Three (3) years of medical assistant experience.
  • Certified Phlebotomy Technician Certification.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in an oncology ambulatory setting.
  • Urgent care and emergency department experience.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • 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.
  • Depending on the experience and qualifications of the selected candidate, this position will be hired at the MAII or MAIII level.

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, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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Application Instructions

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