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Ambulatory Assistant Program Coordinator - Cardiology Clinic

Company: University of Virginia
Location: Charlottesville
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

The Ambulatory Assistant Program Coordinator assists specialty clinic RN Care Coordinators (RNCC) with additional and unique needs of the patient population. Assistant Program Coordinators perform clinical functions (e.g. vital signs, medication review, pending of medication refills), assist RNCCs with administrative tasks, and provide general support to RNCCs. Under the direction of the clinic manager or designee, Assistant Program Coordinators support clinic functions by retrieving medical record, covering Epic InBaskets, obtaining prior authorizations, and assisting with procedures. This position requires providing service to all age populations in a manner that demonstrates an understanding of the functional/developmental age of the individual served.Assists the RNCC and/or LIP n assuring effective and efficient clinic operations while maintaining consistent and accurate communication with team members, referring providers, and patientsAssists the registered nurse and/or provider with patients' physical, psychological, social, and cultural data collection according to practice standards and institutional policy/procedureOrganizes and prioritizes patient care activities considering patient and interdisciplinary team needsImplements age-appropriate interventions based on individual patient needs as directed by the RNCC or providerProvides care for all age populations in a manner that demonstrates an understanding of the functional/developmental age of the individual served.Assists to develop and implement patient/family teaching plans based on identified health education needs and condition and age of the patient.Provides for a safe environment and safe delivery of carePerforms administrative support responsibilitiesDemonstrates teamwork in the delivery of patient careContributes to and assists with the professional development of othersIn addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assignedPosition Compensation Range: $16.31 - $25.28 HourlyMINIMUM REQUIREMENTSEducation: Medical Assistant Requirement: A technical diploma or certificate in Medical Assisting required. Associates Degree in Medical Assisting from an accredited Program of Study such as the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) preferred. OR Medic Requirement: High School Graduate or Equivalent.Experience: 3 years clinical experience required, neurology experience is preferred.Licensure: Medical Assistant Requirement: - Certified Medical Assistant by the AAMA (American Association of Medical Assistants), Registered Medical Assistant by the American Medical Technologists, or Certified Clinical Medical Assistant by the National Health career Association. Credential must be obtained within 6 months from the date of hire. American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification required. OR Medic Requirement: Virginia Department of Health Emergency Medical Technician - Intermediate or Paramedic required. Paramedic preferred.PHYSICAL DEMANDSAbility to lift/push/pull 20 - 50lbs. May be exposed to chemicals, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.COVID Vaccination Requirement and GuidelinesPlease visit the UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpage prior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirements and guidelines for employment at UVA.The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician's Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

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