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Medical Administrative Assistant, Pulmonary Medicine, SRS-SDM

Job ID 114664 Date Posted 11/18/2021
San Diego, California
  • SRS Central San Diego Admin
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Day Job
  • Per Diem
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Responsibilities
Summary
This Medical Administrative Assistant position is for the person who is flexible in their work assignment. To be able to work under the direction of the Charge Nurse, but also be an independent thinker who can recognize department needs and appropriately intervene as necessary. Responsibilities include patient care and patient registration. 

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.

*** Sign-On Bonus: Qualified External Candidates may be eligible for a $1500 Sign-on Bonus *** 

Location 

This position is located in San Diego, San Diego County, and will require to float to Cardiology as needed

Hours:

Per Diem, Days (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
Monday through Friday and Saturday as needed

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant Program or Navy Hospital Corps School required – Proof of Medical Assistant certification of completion
  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
  • Medical Terminology Certification
  • One-year of Medical Assistant in the related clinical area
  • Strong emphasis in customer service, computer, and phone skills in an office setting
  • Ability to communicate at a strong professional level written and verbally
  • Strong clinical skills to provide care to patients under the direction of the nursing staff
  • Ability to diffuse volatile situations, and use good judgment and tact in dealing with patients
  • Strong customer service skills

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Medical Administrative Assistant training from an approved program
  • Certified Medical Assistant
  • Pulmonary Experience
  • Strong foundation in obtaining prior authorizations for PPO insurance
  • Front desk check-in experience with insurance verification
  • Managing multiple phone lines for inbound calls
  • Bilingual English/Spanish
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