Medical Assistant/Admit Worker - Newport Heights Urology - F/T Day Shift - 43273-1A

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Updated: Nov 23, 2022
Location: Orange
Job Type:
Department: Newport Heights Urology

 
UC Title: MED AST
Position Number: 40322886
Reports to: Ambulatory Care Patient Supv 2
Working Title: Medical Assistant/Admit Worker
Cost Center: Newport Heights Urology (427732)
Bargaining Unit: AFSCME
FLSA: Nonexempt
Date Created: 12/30/2019
Job Code: 008908
Hours: 40
Shift: Not Applicable
FTE: 1
 
 
Position Summary: 
Incumbent performs non-licensed medical care in an assigned outpatient clinical setting.  Performs clerical functions associated with the operations of a clinical office as necessary.
 
 
Salary Range: 
 
Hourly Rate  Minimum   $21.70                  Midpoint       $24.36               Maximum $27.01
 
 
Core Organizational Functions:
ACCOUNTABILITY: Responsible for the achievements and success of UC Irvine Health. Follows through and meets commitments; accountable for own actions and supportive of colleagues; presents self in appearance and actions in a manner that conveys professionalism and pride in area of responsibility;  projects a positive presence and ensures that work related or personal frustrations are kept separate from patient care and professional activities; takes responsibility for problems and solutions;  follows existing policies and procedures.
RESPECT: Foster an environment of mutual respect and trust among ourselves and with all whom we serve. Is always compassionate and empathetic for both patients and team members;  makes eye contact, smiles and or greets every individual using the individual’s name, if known; treats all guests and co-workers with the utmost respect, dignity, courtesy and respects their confidentiality; arrives to meetings on time; keeps personal conversations with other employees offstage, out of earshot of patients and visitors.
INTEGRITY: Tells the truth and strives to earn the trust of those around us. Takes pride in their work, being honest and accountable in their words and actions; meets or exceeds department defined service expectations; makes the right decision in the best interest of UC Irvine Health.
INNOVATION: Seeks ideas and approaches that can change the way the world discovers, teaches and heals. Approaches work creatively and continuously looks for new and flexible ways to solve problems; encourages and implements ideas to improve safety, customer service and operational performance; works to create efficient and effective systems so that  time is not spent repeating and fixing problems; initiates and supports change.
SERVICE: Collaborates to effectively and compassionately serve our patients, each other and the community. Anticipates customer’s needs; maintains a calm, quiet, healing environment;  accepts assignments graciously and carries out duties with pride;  recognizes that every individual has an area of expertise and his/her contribution is valuable;  keeps patients, families, customers and team members informed about time, thanks the person for waiting, and apologizes for delays.
EXCELLENCE: Committed to achieving the highest level of excellence in patient care, discovery and education. Demonstrates pride; practices humility; embraces greatness;  encourages and praises others for work well done;  learns to grow developing self and others personally and professionally; is  accurate and strives for excellence; creates a positive and productive work climate.
 
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
 
 
Preferred Qualifications:
Outpatient experience
Previous experience as a Medical Assistant in an ambulatory care setting
Flexibility to work variable shifts, including occasional weekends or holidays
Bilingual skill in Spanish or Vietnamese or Chinese
Knowledge of University and medical center organizations, policies, procedures and forms
Phlebotomy certification
 
 
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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