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Ambulatory Assistant Program Coordinator

Company: University of Virginia
Location: Charlottesville
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

The Ambulatory Program Coordinator assists specialty clinic RN Care Coordinators (RNCC) withadditional and unique needs of the patient population. Ambulatory Program Coordinators perform clinicalfunctions (e.g. vital signs, medication review, pending of medication refills), assist RNCCs withadministrative tasks, and provide general support to RNCCs. Under the direction of the clinic manager ordesignee, Ambulatory Program Coordinators support clinic functions by retrieving medical record,covering Epic InBaskets, obtaining prior authorizations, and assisting with procedures. This positionrequires providing service to all age populations in a manner that demonstrates an understanding of thefunctional/developmental age of the individual served.

  • Assists the RNCC and/or LIP in assuring effective and efficient clinic operations while maintaining consistent and accurate communication with team members, referring providers, and patients
  • Assists the registered nurse and/or provider with patients physical, psychological, social, and cultural data collection according to practice standards and institutional policy/procedure.
  • Organizes and prioritizes patient care activities considering patient and interdisciplinary team needs.
  • Implements age-appropriate interventions based on individual patient needs as directed by the RNCC or provider.
  • Provides 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 care.
  • Performs administrative support responsibilities.
  • Demonstrates teamwork in the delivery of patient care.
  • Contributes to and assists with the professional development of others.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned in accordance with specialties served.
  • Recognizes the importance of time sensitive issues.
  • Assumes responsibility for professional development of self and others according to departmental policy.Position Compensation Range: $19.88 - $30.81 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 Military Medical Specialist with twenty-four months experience and eligible for certification or registration.Experience: 3 years clinical experience required, neurology experience is preferred.Licensure: Medical Assistant Requirement: - Certified Medical Assistant Certification through a recognized national professional association such as by the AAMA (American Association of Medical Assistants), Registered Medical Assistant by the American Medical Technologists (AMT), or Certified Clinical Medical Assistant by the National Health career Association (NAHP), the ARMA (American Registry of Medical Assistants), or the NHA (National Healthcare Association). Credential must be obtained within 6 months from the date of hire. American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification required.Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or Paramedic Requirement: Virginia Department of Health Emergency Medical Technician Intermediate EMT, Advanced EMT, or Paramedic required.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 (https://hr.virginia.edu/uva-covid-19-job-requirements-and-guidelines) webpage prior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physicians 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.The University of Virginia is an iconic public institution of higher education, boasting nationally ranked schools and programs, diverse and distinguished faculty, a major academic medical center, and proud history as a renowned research university.In January of 1819, the Commonwealth of Virginias General Assembly chartered what would become the University of Virginia. Entering our third century, the University has served Virginia, the nation, and the world by: educating responsible citizen-leaders; advancing, preserving, and disseminating knowledge; and providing world-class patient care. These responsibilities are enduring and continue to inspire our efforts.The UVA Health System is renowned for providing outstanding patient care, educating tomorrow's health care leaders, and discovering new and better ways to treat diseases. The UVA Medical Center and Physicians Group, School of Medicine, and School of Nursing are recognized for their excellence in patient care, education, and research.At UVA, we offer a rich collection of benefits, which have long been recognized and valued for their comprehensiveness and competitiveness in the market. In addition to a robust array of traditional benefits such as health care, time off, and retirement, UVA offers an array of other benefits and services to support faculty, staff, and UVA Health team members with their personal and family needs.We are committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and welcome diversity in all forms. For more information on the University of Virginia and the surrounding area, visit our Why UVA (https://hr.virginia.edu/careers-uva/why-uva) and Why Charlottesville (https://hr.virginia.edu/careers-uva/why-charlottesville) webpages

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