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#89414 Medical Assistant II

Filing Deadline: Mon 8/21/2017

This is a UC San Diego Internal Recruitment open to UCSD and UCSD Health System Staff Only

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 08/16/2017 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible Disability Counseling and Consulting services (DCC) or Special Selection clients should contact their Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

Under direct supervision of the clinic manager, and general supervision of the clinic providers/licensed nursing staff, responsible for medical assistant functions in the Cardiovascular Clinics. Duties include rooming patients with accurate medication lists and vital signs, maintaining clinic environment to TJC standards, patient phone calls, procedure scheduling, wound care, and ECGs. Floats to other locations as needed. Performs equipment/supply management and cleaning/disinfecting of the clinical environment. Provides back office support for cardiology departments, and other services as required.

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 w/in 6 months of hire date.
  • Two (2) years of experience an MA in a large complex healthcare environment or clinic.
  • Medical terminology training or certificate.
  • Knowledge and experience in direct patient care and use of EMR.
  • Experience with/knowledge of online scheduling, universal precautions, and proper use of body mechanics.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize demands and work in a team environment.
  • Experienced with ECGs and wound care.
  • Knowledge and working practice of TJC requirements.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Cardiology experience.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish.
  • Call center experience.
  • Authorizations and referrals experience.
  • Reception experience.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.

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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UCSD Health Sys
Payroll Title:
MED AST 2
Department:
Encinitas Cardiology
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Other
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
90%
Union:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 6-8, M-F