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Care Specialist

Job ID 84517 Date posted 11/28/2017
  • Facility: SRS Administration
  • City: San Diego
  • Department: Population Health
  • Category: Clerical Jobs
  • Job Status: Full-Time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • FTE: 1.0
  • Shift Start: Variable
  • Shift End Time: Variable
This position is located in downtown San Diego. Occasional travel between Sharp HealthCare offices; must provide own transportation
Full time, hours vary, no weekends
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Temporary Position
    Completion of an accredited Medical Assistant program or equivalent
  • High School graduate or equivalent required
  • Two years’ minimum work experience preferably in a managed care setting
  • Evidence of strong mathematical skills, strong analytical skills, and the ability to work independently to organize and accurately execute large volumes of tasks with a minimum of supervision
  • Evidence of excellent engagement and customer service skills
  • Excellent typing skills and proven expertise generating documents and reports utilizing software applications including but not limited to Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel and Word
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • Two years college coursework
  • Knowledge of medical office patient navigation, organization, and scheduling models
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish

The Care Specialist Population Health provides support to administrative team by coordinating Population Health priorities. Ensures effective and efficient systems. Ensures processes are utilized to achieve and improve patient outreach, care and operational outcomes. Supports and facilitates care coordination activities and services provided by RN Case Managers and assists with oversight of Care at Home activities and initiatives. Collaborates and assists with strategies that target care management engagement and growth.
This Care Specialist position is with the Population Health Department of Sharp Rees Stealy (SRS).  The Population Health Department includes the Ambulatory, Disease Management and Diabetes Management programs.  The department employs case managers who telephonically manage SRS patients with cardiac disease, diabetes, COPD or asthma whose current status is below optimum.  The team includes, but is not limited to Case Managers, Diabetes Specialist Educators and support staff.
Sharp Rees-Stealy's mission is to improve the health of its community through a caring partnership of patients, physicians and employees. Its goal is to offer quality services that set community standards and exceed expectations in a caring, convenient, affordable and accessible manner.
Sharp Rees-Stealy has been serving the health care needs of San Diegans since 1923 when doctors Clarence Rees and Clair Stealy formed San Diego's first multispecialty medical group practice. Today, Sharp Rees-Stealy has 21 locations and 450 primary care doctors and specialists representing virtually every field of medicine.
Essential Physical Requirements may include
  • Sitting
  • Keyboarding
  • Mousing
  • Lift up to 25 pounds
  • Push/Pull up to 50 pounds
  • Carry up to 25 pounds
Additional physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.

Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

Keywords:  Care Specialist Population Health

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