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#97438 Program Assistant - Bone Marrow Transplant

Filing Deadline: Tue 1/22/2019

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 01/11/2019 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 01/22/2019. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

This position will require travel between Gibbs Dr. and Moores Cancer Center.


Under general supervision of the BMT Finance Manager, the BMT Program Assistant is responsible for customer service, registration, and appointment scheduling, insurance verification and BMT authorization retrieval.

Typical duties include answering incoming customer calls, completing online registration, scheduling appointments and securing authorization for BMT services. The BMT program assistant will also be responsible for supporting the BMT Program Administrator with coordination of Board Meetings, special projects, marketing events and general project management.


  • A minimum of three (3) years of relevant experience.

  • Knowledge of third-party payors including federal, state and private health plans.

  • Possess strong computer skills and be able to work between multiple systems during calls.

  • Must have excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing.

  • Possess problem solving ability by using good judgment and applying these skills to assist customers and ensure customers' expectations are met.

  • Be a self-starter who is accountable and requires minimal direction and supervision.


  • Bilingual English/Spanish
  • Prior Bone Marrow Transplant experience.
  • Cadence scheduling and electronic medical records experience.


  • Must be able to work various hours and locations; this position requires candidate travels between two specific work sites.
  • 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:
BMT Administration
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
La Jolla Medical Center
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Appointment Percent:
EX Contract
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Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Mon-Fri


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