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Medical Administrative Assistant

Job ID: 95583 Date posted: May 09, 2019

  • SRS Central San Diego Admin
  • Otolaryngology
  • Nursing Assistant Jobs
  • Day Job
  • Per Diem

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. 
With 500 primary and specialty care physicians providing care at 22 facilities throughout the region, Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group is one of the largest, most comprehensive medical groups in San Diego County, and is recognized for excellence in patient satisfaction and clinical care. For patient convenience and improved coordination of care, Sharp Rees-Stealy offers services like laboratory, radiology, physical therapy and urgent care within each clinic or nearby.
Sharp Rees-Stealy has also opened 2 remarkable state-of-the-art medical office buildings.  One located in Downtown San Diego and the other in Sorrento Mesa.  Both will provide their communities with leading edge care for decades to come.

Location 

This position is located in San Diego, San Diego County
San Diego Main Site (Kearny Mesa)
 
Hours
Per Diem Day Shift; No Weekends 
 
Required Skills and Qualifications
 
  • Graduate of a Medical Assistant Program or Navy Hospital Corps School with proof of completion
  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
  • Medical Terminology Certification
  • One year Medical Assistant in 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 or Medical Assistant training from an approved program 
  • Ambulatory Care Experience
  • 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
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.
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