UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 11/18/2020 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 11/30/2020. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
This position will work in UC San Diego Health's Population Health Quality Program supporting our digital health program and patient outreach and enrollment. A successful candidate must enjoy working in a fast-paced team environment, helping engage patients with poorly controlled diabetes and hypertension, understand the value of self-care using home digital health tools (Blood Pressure cuffs and Glucometers) that are integrated into Epic, our electronic health record.
In addition, this MA will work with our RN Clinical Health Coaches to review the program options, schedule patient(s) with Pharmacists and enroll in a health coaching and texting program for ongoing behavior modification.
This position requires someone who is comfortable talking to patient over the phone, enjoy helping patients understand healthy habits and can serve as a role model to engage patients in self care. No hands-on care is required. Must have good understanding of medical terminology, smart device, medical records and strong written and communication skills. Strong organization with an eagerness to help problem solve and build a new team under Population Health.
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.
Minimum two (2) years related healthcare experience.
Knowledge in medical terminology, online scheduling, universal precautions, and proper use of body mechanics.
Demonstrated experience with electronic medical records, preferably Epic.
Education or experience in social determinants of health or public health programs.
Knowledge of major smartphone operating systems (iOS, Android, Google).
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.
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