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#109120 Medical Assistant II - Per Diem

Initial Review Date: Mon 5/10/2021

DESCRIPTION

This position will be primarily responsible for administering tests in ancillary locations such as external drive-up locations. Individual will be responsible for working in outdoor settings providing patient care under supervision. Additionally, 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 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: scheduling of 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. Other related 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.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of medical terminology

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work flexible hours which may include days, evenings, nights, weekends, holidays, on-call, and some overtime, if necessary, for unexpected staffing issues.
  • Must be able to work various locations based on business needs.
  • Ability to work in outdoor settings under extreme weather (heat, rain, cold).
  • Ability to work overtime as required. Nights, weekends, and some holidays availability will be required.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

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!

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UC San Diego Health Sys
Payroll Title:
MED AST 2 PD
Department:
COVID Operations
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Various
Appointment Type:
Per Diem
Appointment Percent:
20%
Union:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
4
Work Schedule:
Will potentially work days and evenings, 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.