Medical Assistant III, Per Diem - Care Nav Hub - 121592
#121592 Medical Assistant III, Per Diem - Care Nav HubExtended Deadline: Wed 3/22/2023
UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.
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Please note that this position is a part-time appointment
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 leaning/disinfecting the environment. Incumbents may also provide front office services on a routine or back-up basis. 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. Performs other applicable Specialist duties as assigned.
A minimum of three (3) years of relevant experience. Experience must include previous Medical Assistant experience and one (1) year of Ambulatory Care experience.
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 w/in 6 months of hire date
Excellent communication skills at the level necessary for taking patients' medical histories, understanding provider and supervisors' instructions, and for accurately documenting patients' medical information.
Requires knowledge of medical terminology and online scheduling.
Ability to effectively communicate with patient population and staff while demonstrating a high degree of diplomacy and tact.
Working knowledge of "Universal Precautions" demonstrates professionalism at all times.
Possess a thorough understanding of the importance of confidentiality and non-disclosureaccording to the general standards set forth by HIPAA.
Procedural and EMR experience.
- Call center experience.
- Experience in an Orthopedic Surgery setting.
- Bilingual: English/Spanish.
- 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.
Pay Transparency Act
Annual Full Pay Range: $68,215 - $68,215 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)
Hourly Equivalent: $32.67 - $32.67
Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).
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.
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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Job Reference #: 121592