Medical Assistant- Interventional Radiology Recovery- F/T Variable Shift - 37931-1A

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Updated: Jul 30, 2022
Location: Orange
Job Type:
Department: Radiology - PPCU

UC Title: MED AST
Position Number: 40910460
Reports to: Sr. Director
Working Title: Medical Assistant
Cost Center: Radiology - PPCU (427145)
Bargaining Unit: AFSCME
FLSA: Nonexempt
Date Created: 6/21/2022
Job Code: 008908
Hours: 40
Shift: Variable Shift
FTE: 1
 
 
Position Summary: 
Incumbent performs non-licensed medical care in an assigned pre and post operative area of Interventional Radiology.  Functions include:  obtaining and recording vital signs pre and post operatively on procedure patients.  Checking in pre op patients and ensuring that patients are prepared for nursing staff pre procedure assessments.  Assisting charge nurse with patient movement to and from procedure rooms. Work with IR team to perform 24 hour post procedure calls on outpatients.  Support patient needs in recovery room:  assisting to restroom, providing non nursing comfort if needed and communicate needs with clinical teams.   Performs clerical functions associated with the operations of a clinical procedure area as necessary.  Will have responsibility for cleaning recovery bay area for patient turn over. Provides end of visit/procedure summary to patients and reviews patient education according to the written discharge documents. Will function as the liaison from patient to nursing and clinical staff.  Other duties as assigned withing scope of practice.
 
 
Salary Range: 
 
Hourly Rate  Minimum   $21.70               Midpoint         $24.36              Maximum $27.01
 
Required Qualifications:
  
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the Health System
Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload
Must demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the job
Understanding of medical terminology
Ability to work well in a constantly changing environment
Ability to communicate effectively with patients from diverse backgrounds
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
Medical Assistant Diploma or Certificate of Competency / Recognition in Medical Assisting Clinical / Back Office
BLS certification upon hire
Must possess the skill, knowledge and ability essential to the successful performance of assigned duties
Must have 1-2 year experience as a certified Medical Assistant
Must be comfortable working in a fast paced procedure area
Phlebotomy certification
 
 
Preferred Qualifications:
Outpatient experience
Flexibility to work variable shifts, including occasional weekends or holidays
Knowledge of University and Medical Center organizations, policies, procedures and forms
Procedural experience
Previous experience as a Medical Assistant in an ambulatory care setting with procedure environment procedure
EKG certification or proof of training
Bilingual skill in Spanish or Vietnamese or Chinese
 
 
Conditions of Employment:
The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:
  • Background Check and Live Scan
  • Legal Right to Work in the United States
  • Vaccination Policies
  • Smoking and Tobacco Policy
  • Drug Free Environment
The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.
  • California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act
  • E-Verify
  • Pre-Placement Health Evaluation
Details of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page: https://hr.uci.edu/new-hire/conditions-of-employment.php
Closing Statement:
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.
UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact UCI’s Employee Experience Center (EEC) at [email protected] or at (949) 824-0500, Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
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