Job Description

Payroll Title:
MED AST 3
Department:
FACULTY PRACTICE CARE NAV HUB
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Lightwave Avenue
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 Hour Shifts, Monday-Friday

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

#115877 Medical Assistant Specialist - Care Nav Hub

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 5/12/22 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.

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 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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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.

  • Culturally sensitive and demonstrated ability and effectiveness working with ethnically diverse populations.

  • Working knowledge of "Universal Precautions" demonstrates professionalism at all times.

  • Possess a thorough understanding of the importance of confidentiality and non-disclosure

  • according to the general standards set forth by HIPAA.

  • Procedural and EMR experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Call center experience.
  • Bilingual: English/Spanish.

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.

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!

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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