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Transplant Assistant - Kidney

Send to my Email Email a friend Job ID 75379 Date posted 08/12/2016
Requisition ID: 75379
  • Facility: Sharp Memorial Hospital
  • City: San Diego
  • Department: Kidney Transplant Admin
  • 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 Serra Mesa.
Full time (1.00); start times: 8am to 4:30pm; 8:30am to 5pm; no weekends.
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Prior administrative / clerical experience in an outpatient healthcare setting, including insurance verification and authorization, and electronic scheduling.
  • Proven successful customer service experience.
  • Proven competence in the performance of basic office functions (answering incoming calls, filing, copying, faxing, word processing, etc).
  • Medical Assistant or Certified Nursing Assistant desirable
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • Bilingual, English / Spanish.

The Transplant Assistant is responsible for the coordination of pre transplant administrative and clerical support and community outreach. The Transplant Assistant works closely with the multidisciplinary team members to support patient throughput through the transplant evaluation. The Transplant Assistant promotes compliance with JC Standards, UNOS bylaws and the CMS Conditions of Participation for Transplant and communicates/collaborates insurance authorization requirements to team members prior to scheduling diagnostic testing. 
The Kidney and Pancreas Center is a multi-disciplinary department committed to providing high quality patient care and to making a difference in the lives of patients and their families’ pre and post-transplant.  A national leader in organ and multi-organ transplantation, Sharp HealthCare's Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Center is committed to a high standard of quality care and personal attention. It is a commitment that begins long before the organ transplant and continues well beyond the operation. More than 1,500 cadaveric and live-related kidney transplant procedures have been performed at Sharp hospitals.  Sharp Memorial Hospital has participated in many lifesaving kidney donation chains, including one in 2011 that spanned the country with a record 60 participants. Sharp offers a live kidney donor program, which includes living related donation, living unrelated donation, paired donation, altruistic kidney donation and the donor exchange program.
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 multi-organ 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.
Essential Physical Requirements May Include
  • Sitting
  • Gripping/Grasping
  • Fine Manipulation/Pinching
  • Reaching below shoulder level
  • Keyboarding
  • Mousing
  • Lift up to 10 pounds
  • Push/Pull up to 50 pounds
  • Carry up to 10 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: Transplant Assistant-Kidney
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