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Population Health Services Organization has a Complex Case Management and UCSD at Home team. We provide RN Case Managers, Social Workers, Care Navigators and providers to high-risk home confined patients throughout San Diego County. The Medical Assistant will help support our team of NPs, MDs, RNs and Social Workers in scheduling, escalating issues, care coordination and community resources.
This MA candidate will need to possess a strong background in having worked in a clinic or hospital or nursing home setting helping providers with orders and referrals and be able to gather an intake and have sense of when to escalate any issues to an RN that may arise during the day. Previous experience with lab work, vital signs, medical terminology, medical record documentation and patient interaction are critical to this role. Most of this work is telephonic but may involve home visits as needed.
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 of clinical experience in Family or Internal Medicine.
Knowledge in medical terminology, online scheduling, universal precautions, and proper use of body mechanics.
Demonstrated experience with electronic medical records, preferably Epic.
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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