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Transplant Assistant - Kidney

Job ID: 99484 Date posted: November 26, 2019

  • Sharp Memorial Hospital
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Clerical Jobs
  • Day Job
  • Full-Time



The Transplant Assistant assists the transplant team in patient care and assumes a leadership role to ensure the provision of quality transplant services and treatment. This position is responsible for assisting patients and Transplant Specialists in the pre and post transplant process, including coordination of patient testing and scheduling, reviewing clinical correspondence, transplant database entry, and maintenance of the medical record for compliance and regulatory requirements. This position also provides administrative, clerical, and receptionist services for the department.

The Transplant department is a multidisciplinary department committed to high quality patient care and making a difference in the lives of patients and their families pre and post transplant.

Sharp Memorial Hospital — the first hospital in San Diego with all private patient rooms — is dedicated to providing the highest-quality, patient-centered care and consists of 368 beds  . Designed to promote comfort and healing with the use of natural light and soothing colors, the hospital offers the latest medical technology and is home to San Diego’s largest, most modern Emergency and Trauma Center.

Sharp Memorial is known for outstanding programs in cardiac and vascular care, cancer treatment, orthopedic and neurological services, rehabilitation, robotic surgery and multiorgan transplantation, and has been recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for nursing excellence and is also designated as a Patient-Centered Hospital by Planetree, an organization committed to personalizing, humanizing, and demystifying the hospital experience for patients and their families.

This position is located in Serra Mesa, San Diego County

FT 8 hour day shift: 8:00am - 4:30pm 

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • High school graduate or equivalent required
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional Required

  • Minimum of one year experience in a clerical capacity in an outpatient healthcare setting

  • Proven successful customer service experience

  • Proven competence in the performance of basic office functions (answering incoming calls, filing, copying, faxing, word processing, etc)

  • Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)-ASSET

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Prior clinical experience and/or transplant experience preferred
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

Physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.

Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


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