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Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.   Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.   Position Summary: The Medical Assistant - Front and Back Office performs a variety of clinical and clerical responsibilities to assist care providers in examination and treatment of patients. Enters pertinent information into patient charts, and performs related clerical tasks. Responsible for assisting the physician with all aspects of patient care including: rooming patients, taking vitals, and documenting patient histories. This position is responsible for accurately registering patients at time of check in and scheduling patient appointments in an efficient and timely manner, and for providing outstanding customer service.   Major Position Responsibilities: The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization. - Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements. - Demonstrates the ability to provide a high level of customer service and to work with patients of all ages with diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds while maintaining confidentiality at all times. - Collects vital signs and patient history, collects specimens and performs basic laboratory tests, as directed by physician in addition to other clinical tasks. - Coordinates patient care as directed by physicians, and following company standards and policies. - Records patient care documentation in the medical record accurately and in a timely manner. - Assist with setup and cleanup of office procedures; equipment sterilization; medication administration; accurate documentation in electronic health record and medical supply inventory management. - Help physicians examine and treat patients, handing them instruments or materials or performing such tasks as giving injections, removing sutures, changing dressing on wounds. - Operate electrocardiogram (EKG) or other equipment to administer routine diagnostic tests. - Explain treatment procedures, medications, diets, or physicians’ instructions to patients. - Contact medical facilities or departments to schedule patients for tests or admission. - Responsible for accurately and timely scheduling patient appointments with the appropriate information obtained. - Interviews patient or patients’ representative to obtain necessary personal, financial, and demographic information. - Prepares patient record and inputs into computer.  Obtains all pertinent signatures, insurance information, and financial data to protect the clinic’s financial reimbursement. - Answers telephone calls and routine inquires. - Collects and applies co-payments, deductibles, and other payments as needed.  Balances daily payment sheets. - Processes and documents all calls through the computer system per policy and procedure. - Communicates information in a clear and concise and professional manner at all times. - Meets internal and external customer service expectations.  - Promotes departmental and clinic continuous quality and performance improvement. - Adheres to all medical practice policies and procedures. - Performs other duties as necessary. Qualifications: - One to two years of experience as a medical assistant in a clinic, preferred. - One to two years of experience scheduling appointments in a medical clinic environment or hospital, preferred. - Experience with computer systems required, including web based applications and Microsoft Office applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, required. - Excellent, professional and interpersonal skills and the ability to interact well with diverse groups of people, required. - Maintains utmost confidentiality, required. - Knowledge of medical procedures and basic medical terminology, required. - Experience with electronic health records, preferred. - Excellent communication skills, required.   Education:  - High School diploma or GED, required. Certifications: - Medical Assistant training and/or certificate required within 6 months of hire.   Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.   **To protect the health of patients and staff, and to comply with the new State of California mandates, all job offers are contingent on the successful engagement in the TCMC COVID-19 vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral.)**   TCHD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.  
ID
2021-10119
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
8s
Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.   Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.   Position Summary: The Medical Assistant - Front and Back Office performs a variety of clinical and clerical responsibilities to assist care providers in examination and treatment of patients. Enters pertinent information into patient charts, and performs related clerical tasks. Responsible for assisting the physician with all aspects of patient care including: rooming patients, taking vitals, and documenting patient histories. This position is responsible for accurately registering patients at time of check in and scheduling patient appointments in an efficient and timely manner, and for providing outstanding customer service.   Major Position Responsibilities: The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization. - Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements. - Demonstrates the ability to provide a high level of customer service and to work with patients of all ages with diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds while maintaining confidentiality at all times. - Collects vital signs and patient history, collects specimens and performs basic laboratory tests, as directed by physician in addition to other clinical tasks. - Coordinates patient care as directed by physicians, and following company standards and policies. - Records patient care documentation in the medical record accurately and in a timely manner. - Assist with setup and cleanup of office procedures; equipment sterilization; medication administration; accurate documentation in electronic health record and medical supply inventory management. - Help physicians examine and treat patients, handing them instruments or materials or performing such tasks as giving injections, removing sutures, changing dressing on wounds. - Operate electrocardiogram (EKG) or other equipment to administer routine diagnostic tests. - Explain treatment procedures, medications, diets, or physicians’ instructions to patients. - Contact medical facilities or departments to schedule patients for tests or admission. - Responsible for accurately and timely scheduling patient appointments with the appropriate information obtained. - Interviews patient or patients’ representative to obtain necessary personal, financial, and demographic information. - Prepares patient record and inputs into computer.  Obtains all pertinent signatures, insurance information, and financial data to protect the clinic’s financial reimbursement. - Answers telephone calls and routine inquires. - Collects and applies co-payments, deductibles, and other payments as needed.  Balances daily payment sheets. - Processes and documents all calls through the computer system per policy and procedure. - Communicates information in a clear and concise and professional manner at all times. - Meets internal and external customer service expectations.  - Promotes departmental and clinic continuous quality and performance improvement. - Adheres to all medical practice policies and procedures. - Performs other duties as necessary. Qualifications: - One to two years of experience as a medical assistant in a clinic, preferred. - One to two years of experience scheduling appointments in a medical clinic environment or hospital, preferred. - Experience with computer systems required, including web based applications and Microsoft Office applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, required. - Excellent, professional and interpersonal skills and the ability to interact well with diverse groups of people, required. - Maintains utmost confidentiality, required. - Knowledge of medical procedures and basic medical terminology, required. - Experience with electronic health records, preferred. - Excellent communication skills, required.   Education:  - High School diploma or GED, required. Certifications: - Medical Assistant training and/or certificate required within 6 months of hire.   Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.   **To protect the health of patients and staff, and to comply with the new State of California mandates, all job offers are contingent on the successful engagement in the TCMC COVID-19 vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral.)**   TCHD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.  
ID
2021-10409
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
8s
Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.   Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.   Position Summary: The Medical Assistant - Front and Back Office performs a variety of clinical and clerical responsibilities to assist care providers in examination and treatment of patients. Enters pertinent information into patient charts, and performs related clerical tasks. Responsible for assisting the physician with all aspects of patient care including: rooming patients, taking vitals, and documenting patient histories. This position is responsible for accurately registering patients at time of check in and scheduling patient appointments in an efficient and timely manner, and for providing outstanding customer service.   Major Position Responsibilities: The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization. - Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements. - Demonstrates the ability to provide a high level of customer service and to work with patients of all ages with diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds while maintaining confidentiality at all times. - Collects vital signs and patient history, collects specimens and performs basic laboratory tests, as directed by physician in addition to other clinical tasks. - Coordinates patient care as directed by physicians, and following company standards and policies. - Records patient care documentation in the medical record accurately and in a timely manner. - Assist with setup and cleanup of office procedures; equipment sterilization; medication administration; accurate documentation in electronic health record and medical supply inventory management. - Help physicians examine and treat patients, handing them instruments or materials or performing such tasks as giving injections, removing sutures, changing dressing on wounds. - Operate electrocardiogram (EKG) or other equipment to administer routine diagnostic tests. - Explain treatment procedures, medications, diets, or physicians’ instructions to patients. - Contact medical facilities or departments to schedule patients for tests or admission. - Responsible for accurately and timely scheduling patient appointments with the appropriate information obtained. - Interviews patient or patients’ representative to obtain necessary personal, financial, and demographic information. - Prepares patient record and inputs into computer.  Obtains all pertinent signatures, insurance information, and financial data to protect the clinic’s financial reimbursement. - Answers telephone calls and routine inquires. - Collects and applies co-payments, deductibles, and other payments as needed.  Balances daily payment sheets. - Processes and documents all calls through the computer system per policy and procedure. - Communicates information in a clear and concise and professional manner at all times. - Meets internal and external customer service expectations.  - Promotes departmental and clinic continuous quality and performance improvement. - Adheres to all medical practice policies and procedures. - Performs other duties as necessary. Qualifications: - One to two years of experience as a medical assistant in a clinic, preferred. - One to two years of experience scheduling appointments in a medical clinic environment or hospital, preferred. - Experience with computer systems required, including web based applications and Microsoft Office applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, required. - Excellent, professional and interpersonal skills and the ability to interact well with diverse groups of people, required. - Maintains utmost confidentiality, required. - Knowledge of medical procedures and basic medical terminology, required. - Experience with electronic health records, preferred. - Excellent communication skills, required.   Education:  - High School diploma or GED, required. Certifications: - Medical Assistant training and/or certificate required within 6 months of hire.   Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.   **To protect the health of patients and staff, and to comply with the new State of California mandates, all job offers are contingent on the successful engagement in the TCMC COVID-19 vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral.)**   TCHD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.  
ID
2021-10388
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
0800-04:30
Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.   Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.   Position Summary: This Back Office Medical Assistant performs a variety of clinical and clerical responsibilities to assist care providers in examination and treatment of patients.  Enters pertinent information into patient charts, and performs related clerical tasks.  Responsible for assisting the physician with all aspects of patient care including: rooming patients, taking vitals, and documenting patient histories.   Major Position Responsibilities: The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization. - Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements. - Demonstrates the ability to provide a high level of customer service and to work with patients of all ages with diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds while maintaining confidentiality at all times. - Collects vital signs and patient history, collects specimens and performs basic laboratory tests, as directed by physician in addition to other clinical tasks. - Coordinates patient care as directed by physicians, and following company standards and policies. - Records patient care documentation in the medical record accurately and in a timely manner. - Assist with setup and cleanup of office procedures; equipment sterilization; medication administration; accurate documentation in electronic health record and medical supply inventory management. - Adheres to all medical practice policies and procedures. - Performs other duties as necessary. Qualifications: - One to two years of experience as a medical assistant in a clinic, preferred. - Ability to relate and work with people of all authority levels, ages, social and ethnic backgrounds. - Demonstrated knowledge of computer technology, including word processing, spreadsheet, and databases, required. - Knowledge of medical procedures, required. - Excellent communication skills, required. Education:  - High School diploma or GED, required. Certifications: - Medical Assistant training and/or certificate required within 6 months of hire.   Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.   **To protect the health of patients and staff, and to comply with the new State of California mandates, all job offers are contingent on the successful engagement in the TCMC COVID-19 vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral.)**   TCHD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.
ID
2021-10223
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
8:30am-5:00pm
Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.   Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.   Position Summary: The Medical Assistant (MA) is a cross trained member of the clinic who works with all health care professionals in delivering high quality patient care.  The MA works alongside the Physician or Health Care Practitioner to perform administrative and clinical duties.  The MA also acts as a patient liaison and is instrumental with helping patients fell at ease in the office     Major Position Responsibilities: The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization. - Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements. - General - Maintains the flow of patients through the clinic - Obtains patient history to present to the Physician - Enters essential information into the Electronic Health Record (EHR) for the physician to access - Triages phone calls and responds to messages appropriately and in a timely fashion - Maintains a clean and organized work area - Enters all government required data including PQRS, MIPS, MACRA & Meaningful Use Information into EHR system - Monitors patient portal, Healthloop and EHR messages - Clinical - Greets and acknowledges patients in a courteous and helpful manner and escorts them to the exam room - Obtains patients’ chief complaint and medical history to present to the Physician - Collects vital signs and patient history, collects specimens and performs basic laboratory tests, as directed by physician in addition to other clinical tasks. - Prepares patient for the Physician’s exam by properly gowning them and removing bandages/dressings when necessary - Assist with setup and cleanup of office procedures; equipment sterilization; medication administration; accurate documentation in electronic health record and medical supply inventory management. - Explain treatment procedures, medications, diets, or physicians’ instructions to patients. - Contact medical facilities or departments to schedule patients for tests or admission. - Escorts patients to the X-Ray department with orders when needed - Escorts patients to the cast room to remove/apply casts/splints or fit Durable Medical Equipment (DME) as needed - Prepares materials needed for the Physician to perform injections or minor office procedures - Assists the Physician in the exam room - Has the ability to remove sutures/staples if needed - May be asked to transfer patients in/out of their assisted mobility devices i.e.: wheelchairs, scooters, etc. - Stocks and cleans exam rooms daily - Administrative - Accurately and efficiently enters medical information into the EHR - Creates Physician orders, sends them to the appropriate facility or person to be fulfilled and follows up on them - Referrals - Surgery Orders and Surgery Clearance Forms - Medication Prescriptions - Physical Therapy - Schedules patients on Physicians’ schedule as needed - Accurately checks Physicians charge ticket for proper diagnosis, charges, and follow up instructions - Submits authorization requests to the Referral Department - Any procedures performed in office that are not authorized must be messaged to the Patient Coordinators same day in order to get retro-authorization - Navigates the systems to provide Physicians with all documents needed to see the patient - X-ray/MRI reports - Labs - Office Notes - Triages phone calls and responds to messages in a timely manner - Accurately fills out forms requested by the patient in a timely manner, including, but not limited to:  EDD, FMLA, DMV, Home Health, etc. - Notifies the Clinical Manager when supplies are needed - Submits medication refill requests appropriately with Physician approval - Schedules depositions per Physician approval - Interviews patient or patients’ representative to obtain necessary personal, financial, and demographic information. - Prepares patient record and inputs into computer. Obtains all pertinent signatures, insurance information, and financial data to protect the clinic’s financial reimbursement. - Collects and applies co-payments, deductibles, and other payments as needed. Balances daily payment sheets. - Processes and documents all calls through the computer system per policy and procedure. - Communicates information in a clear and concise and professional manner at all times. - Performs additional duties as assigned. Qualifications: - One to two years of experience as a medical assistant in a clinic, preferred. - One to two years of experience scheduling appointments in a medical clinic environment or hospital, preferred. - Experience with computer systems required, including web based applications and Microsoft Office applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, required. - Excellent, professional and interpersonal skills and the ability to interact well with diverse groups of people, required. - Maintains utmost confidentiality, required. - Knowledge of medical procedures and basic medical terminology, required. - Experience with electronic health records, preferred. - Excellent communication skills, required.    Education:  - High School diploma or GED, required. Certifications: - Medical Assistant training and/or certificate required within 6 months of hire - Current BLS certification, required upon hire; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider.   Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.   **To protect the health of patients and staff, and to comply with the new State of California mandates, all job offers are contingent on the successful engagement in the TCMC COVID-19 vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral.)**   TCHD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.  
ID
2021-10060
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
8:30-5:30pm
Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.   Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.   Position Summary: The Medical Assistant (MA) is a cross trained member of the clinic who works with all health care professionals in delivering high quality patient care.  The MA works alongside the Physician or Health Care Practitioner to perform administrative and clinical duties.  The MA also acts as a patient liaison and is instrumental with helping patients fell at ease in the office     Major Position Responsibilities: The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization. - Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements. - General - Maintains the flow of patients through the clinic - Obtains patient history to present to the Physician - Enters essential information into the Electronic Health Record (EHR) for the physician to access - Triages phone calls and responds to messages appropriately and in a timely fashion - Maintains a clean and organized work area - Enters all government required data including PQRS, MIPS, MACRA & Meaningful Use Information into EHR system - Monitors patient portal, Healthloop and EHR messages - Clinical - Greets and acknowledges patients in a courteous and helpful manner and escorts them to the exam room - Obtains patients’ chief complaint and medical history to present to the Physician - Collects vital signs and patient history, collects specimens and performs basic laboratory tests, as directed by physician in addition to other clinical tasks. - Prepares patient for the Physician’s exam by properly gowning them and removing bandages/dressings when necessary - Assist with setup and cleanup of office procedures; equipment sterilization; medication administration; accurate documentation in electronic health record and medical supply inventory management. - Explain treatment procedures, medications, diets, or physicians’ instructions to patients. - Contact medical facilities or departments to schedule patients for tests or admission. - Escorts patients to the X-Ray department with orders when needed - Escorts patients to the cast room to remove/apply casts/splints or fit Durable Medical Equipment (DME) as needed - Prepares materials needed for the Physician to perform injections or minor office procedures - Assists the Physician in the exam room - Has the ability to remove sutures/staples if needed - May be asked to transfer patients in/out of their assisted mobility devices i.e.: wheelchairs, scooters, etc. - Stocks and cleans exam rooms daily - Administrative - Accurately and efficiently enters medical information into the EHR - Creates Physician orders, sends them to the appropriate facility or person to be fulfilled and follows up on them - Referrals - Surgery Orders and Surgery Clearance Forms - Medication Prescriptions - Physical Therapy - Schedules patients on Physicians’ schedule as needed - Accurately checks Physicians charge ticket for proper diagnosis, charges, and follow up instructions - Submits authorization requests to the Referral Department - Any procedures performed in office that are not authorized must be messaged to the Patient Coordinators same day in order to get retro-authorization - Navigates the systems to provide Physicians with all documents needed to see the patient - X-ray/MRI reports - Labs - Office Notes - Triages phone calls and responds to messages in a timely manner - Accurately fills out forms requested by the patient in a timely manner, including, but not limited to:  EDD, FMLA, DMV, Home Health, etc. - Notifies the Clinical Manager when supplies are needed - Submits medication refill requests appropriately with Physician approval - Schedules depositions per Physician approval - Interviews patient or patients’ representative to obtain necessary personal, financial, and demographic information. - Prepares patient record and inputs into computer. Obtains all pertinent signatures, insurance information, and financial data to protect the clinic’s financial reimbursement. - Collects and applies co-payments, deductibles, and other payments as needed. Balances daily payment sheets. - Processes and documents all calls through the computer system per policy and procedure. - Communicates information in a clear and concise and professional manner at all times. - Performs additional duties as assigned. Qualifications: - One to two years of experience as a medical assistant in a clinic, preferred. - One to two years of experience scheduling appointments in a medical clinic environment or hospital, preferred. - Experience with computer systems required, including web based applications and Microsoft Office applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, required. - Excellent, professional and interpersonal skills and the ability to interact well with diverse groups of people, required. - Maintains utmost confidentiality, required. - Knowledge of medical procedures and basic medical terminology, required. - Experience with electronic health records, preferred. - Excellent communication skills, required.    Education:  - High School diploma or GED, required. Certifications: - Medical Assistant training and/or certificate required within 6 months of hire - Current BLS certification, required upon hire; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider.   Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.   **To protect the health of patients and staff, and to comply with the new State of California mandates, all job offers are contingent on the successful engagement in the TCMC COVID-19 vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral.)**   TCHD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.
ID
2021-9962
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
8-5pm
Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.   Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.   Position Summary: The Medical Assistant (MA) is a cross trained member of the clinic who works with all health care professionals in delivering high quality patient care.  The MA works alongside the Physician or Health Care Practitioner to perform administrative and clinical duties.  The MA also acts as a patient liaison and is instrumental with helping patients fell at ease in the office     Major Position Responsibilities: The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization. - Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements. - General - Maintains the flow of patients through the clinic - Obtains patient history to present to the Physician - Enters essential information into the Electronic Health Record (EHR) for the physician to access - Triages phone calls and responds to messages appropriately and in a timely fashion - Maintains a clean and organized work area - Enters all government required data including PQRS, MIPS, MACRA & Meaningful Use Information into EHR system - Monitors patient portal, Healthloop and EHR messages - Clinical - Greets and acknowledges patients in a courteous and helpful manner and escorts them to the exam room - Obtains patients’ chief complaint and medical history to present to the Physician - Collects vital signs and patient history, collects specimens and performs basic laboratory tests, as directed by physician in addition to other clinical tasks. - Prepares patient for the Physician’s exam by properly gowning them and removing bandages/dressings when necessary - Assist with setup and cleanup of office procedures; equipment sterilization; medication administration; accurate documentation in electronic health record and medical supply inventory management. - Explain treatment procedures, medications, diets, or physicians’ instructions to patients. - Contact medical facilities or departments to schedule patients for tests or admission. - Escorts patients to the X-Ray department with orders when needed - Escorts patients to the cast room to remove/apply casts/splints or fit Durable Medical Equipment (DME) as needed - Prepares materials needed for the Physician to perform injections or minor office procedures - Assists the Physician in the exam room - Has the ability to remove sutures/staples if needed - May be asked to transfer patients in/out of their assisted mobility devices i.e.: wheelchairs, scooters, etc. - Stocks and cleans exam rooms daily - Administrative - Accurately and efficiently enters medical information into the EHR - Creates Physician orders, sends them to the appropriate facility or person to be fulfilled and follows up on them - Referrals - Surgery Orders and Surgery Clearance Forms - Medication Prescriptions - Physical Therapy - Schedules patients on Physicians’ schedule as needed - Accurately checks Physicians charge ticket for proper diagnosis, charges, and follow up instructions - Submits authorization requests to the Referral Department - Any procedures performed in office that are not authorized must be messaged to the Patient Coordinators same day in order to get retro-authorization - Navigates the systems to provide Physicians with all documents needed to see the patient - X-ray/MRI reports - Labs - Office Notes - Triages phone calls and responds to messages in a timely manner - Accurately fills out forms requested by the patient in a timely manner, including, but not limited to:  EDD, FMLA, DMV, Home Health, etc. - Notifies the Clinical Manager when supplies are needed - Submits medication refill requests appropriately with Physician approval - Schedules depositions per Physician approval - Interviews patient or patients’ representative to obtain necessary personal, financial, and demographic information. - Prepares patient record and inputs into computer. Obtains all pertinent signatures, insurance information, and financial data to protect the clinic’s financial reimbursement. - Collects and applies co-payments, deductibles, and other payments as needed. Balances daily payment sheets. - Processes and documents all calls through the computer system per policy and procedure. - Communicates information in a clear and concise and professional manner at all times. - Performs additional duties as assigned. Qualifications: - One to two years of experience as a medical assistant in a clinic, preferred. - One to two years of experience scheduling appointments in a medical clinic environment or hospital, preferred. - Experience with computer systems required, including web based applications and Microsoft Office applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, required. - Excellent, professional and interpersonal skills and the ability to interact well with diverse groups of people, required. - Maintains utmost confidentiality, required. - Knowledge of medical procedures and basic medical terminology, required. - Experience with electronic health records, preferred. - Excellent communication skills, required.    Education:  - High School diploma or GED, required. Certifications: - Medical Assistant training and/or certificate required within 6 months of hire - Current BLS certification, required upon hire; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider.   Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.   **To protect the health of patients and staff, and to comply with the new State of California mandates, all job offers are contingent on the successful engagement in the TCMC COVID-19 vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral.)**   TCHD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.
ID
2021-9934
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
8s
Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.   Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.   Position Summary: The Medical Assistant OP Infusion works under the supervision of the RN Clinical Manager, RN, PA or MD.  This position provides direct care for clinic patients as well as general duties to assist professional staff.  May prepare patients for care, assist patients with limited mobility, as well as perform specific procedures with appropriate orientation and supervision.  Responsible to follows all out patient ancillary and hospital policies and procedures.  Responsible for insurance authorization and billing duties.   Major Position Responsibilities: The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization. - Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements. - Provides the patient with care as directed by RN Clinical Manager, RN, PA or MD.  The patient’s response to and the outcome of the care provided is observed and communicated. - Assists licensed personnel with patient care in the clinic setting including vital signs and IV catheter removal.  - Performs or assists clerical staff in preparation for clinic, including pulling charts and preparation of chart forms and worksheets, labeling and filing, data entry, billing, answering phones, patient registration, patient collections.  - Routinely reports patient response to care and other clinical data to RNs in a timely fashion. - Organizes and prioritizes work to provide patient care in a safe environment. - Responds to needs for assistance and service in a timely and professional manner. - Maintains an active role in orderliness and sanitation of clinic; keeping infusion room fully stocked; maintaining equipment clean and functional reporting deviations to management. - Keeps inventory of supply utilization and orders necessary supplies. - Actively keeps patient and families informed of status of care and treatments per RN. - Participate in the care of patients and be accountable for working with a team of providers. - Protects all patient rights, including confidentiality. - Demonstrates consistent use of safety-related policies and procedures including OSHA Blood borne Pathogens Standard, Standard/Universal Precautions, body mechanics, biohazardous waste management, fire and disaster plans. - Prioritizes work, keeping supervisors aware of progress and available time. - Documents on forms clearly, legibly and uses only approved abbreviation. - Flexible with staffing needs to the outpatient setting, patients, and co-workers. - Consistently demonstrates rapport even with difficult or demanding customers. - Assumes active role in infusion care by attendance at staff meetings, in-services and other infusion care related activities. - Reviews minutes when unable to attend. - Utilizing safe procedures in infection control, exposure control, equipment, supplies, facility, emergency, safety, fire and disaster plans, adhering to guidelines or standards of practice in the community, the hospital and all current wound center policies and procedures. - Adhering to guidelines or standards of practice in the community, associate hospital and all current wound center policies and procedures. - Demonstrating consistent use of OSHA guidelines and Standard/Universal Precautions and proper body mechanics. - Insurance Authorization Responsibilities - Interpret and appropriately process commercial/managed care and private insurance. - Obtain Insurance Pre-Authorizations and follow insurance verification process. - Obtain authorizations for out-patient infusion scheduling. - Charts actions taken and post payments. - Obtains referral numbers/authorizations and does insurance verification for specific insurances through point of service devices. - Contacts primary care physicians, referring physicians, employers and/or insurance companies to inform them of treatment for patients with managed care insurances.   Qualifications: - Minimum six (6) months prior experience in an out-patient chemotherapy infusion, preferred. - Minimum of six (6) months experience with managed care and private insurance authorization and billing process, required.  - Office skills such as word processing; database; and spreadsheet desirable. - Able to complete a 2-person lift, wheelchair to exam table. Education: - High School Diploma or equivalent, required. - CNA or Medical Assistant Diploma, required. Certification: - Current BLS certification, required upon hire; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider. - Medical Assistant or CNA Certification, required within 6 months of hire. Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.   **To protect the health of patients and staff, and to comply with the new State of California mandates, all job offers are contingent on the successful engagement in the TCMC COVID-19 vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral.)**   TCHD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.
ID
2021-10279
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
8-5
Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.   Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.   Position Summary: The medical biller/collector is responsible for timely submission of claims to insurance companies from a wide variety of medical providers and facilities, as well as monitoring and ensuring payments for medical services are received in a timely manner.  The person in this position may also function as an intermediary between health care providers, clients, patients and health insurance companies.   Major Position Responsibilities: The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization. - Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements. - Reviews patient bills for accuracy and completeness; obtains missing information - Knowledge of insurance company or proper party (patient) to be billed; identify and bill secondary or tertiary insurances - Utilize a combination of electronic health record (EHR)  to perform billing duties; maintain an accurate, legally compliant medical record - Process claims as they are paid and credit accounts accordingly - Review insurance payments for accuracy and compliance with contract discounts - Review denials or partially paid claims and work with the involved parties to resolve the discrepancy - Manage assigned accounts, ensuring outstanding/pending claims are paid in a timely manner and contact appropriate parties to collect payment - Communicate with health care providers, patients, insurance claim representatives and other parties to clarify billing issues and facilitate timely payment - Consult supervisor, team members and appropriate resources to solve billing and collection questions and issues - Maintain work operations and quality by following standards, policies and procedures; escalate compliance issues to Business Office Manager. - Prepare reports and forms as directed and in accordance with established policies - Perform a variety of administrative duties including, but not limited to: answering phones, faxing and filing of confidential documents; and basic Internet and email utilization - Provide excellent and professional customer service to internal and external customers - Function as a contributing team member while meeting deadlines and productivity standards Qualifications: - Minimum of 1 year of experience posting in a health care setting. - Strong background in customer service. - Competencies in the areas of leadership, teamwork and cooperation. - Strong ethics and a high level of personal and professional integrity. - Ability to understand medical/surgical terminology. - Educated on and compliant with HIPAA regulations; maintains strict confidentiality of patient and client information. - Extensive knowledge on use of email, search engine, Internet; ability to effectively use payer websites - Preferred experience with billing systems such as GE Centricity & SRS Caretracker - Strong written, oral and interpersonal communication skills; Ability to present ideas in a business-friendly and user-friendly language; Highly self-motivated, self-directed and attentive to detail; team-oriented, collaborative; ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high pressure environment - Ability to read, analyze and interpret complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaints from employees and clients. Ability to speak clearly and to make effective and persuasive arguments and presentations Education:  - High school diploma or equivalent, required. - Associate’s Degree in Business Administration, preferred. Certifications: - Certified Medical Reimbursement Specialist (CMRS) certification, preferred.   Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.   **To protect the health of patients and staff, and to comply with the new State of California mandates, all job offers are contingent on the successful engagement in the TCMC COVID-19 vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral.)**   TCHD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.  
ID
2021-9509
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
8s
Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.   Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.   Position Summary: A professional caregiver who works independently under the guidance of the Lead MRI Technologist. Contributes to total patient care by accessing pertinent patient information; processes images; assures correct images; accurate billing and file documentation; records information related to exams into department computer system. The MRI Technologist provides services in a manner consistent with TCMC’s mission and values.   Major Position Responsibilities: The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization. - Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements. - Responsible for the performance of all aspects of MR imaging, accurately and in accordance with established procedures and policies in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases in patients of all group. - Follows all regulatory guidelines and MR safety precautions. - Maintains professional standards of conduct and ethics as outlined in department expectations and professional organizations. - Performs other activities in support of clinical team members when not engaged in imaging activities. - Support radiology modalities as needed. Qualifications: - 1 year hospital based clinical medical imaging experience required, 2 years preferred. - Experienced in MRI procedures in a medical center setting, preferred. - Experience in invasive MRI experience, preferred. - Good customer service skills. - Experienced in the medical field. Licenses: - One of the following certifications is required and may serve as adequate certification for an MRI Tech: - ARRT-MR (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Magnetic Resonance Imaging) - ARMRIT (American Registry of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists) - CRT (California Registered Technologist), must complete advanced training ARRT-MRI or ARMRIT within 15 months of initial training. Certifications: - Current BLS certification, required upon hire; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider. - Venipuncture certification, required within 6 months of hire. Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.   **To protect the health of patients and staff, and to comply with the new State of California mandates, all job offers are contingent on the successful engagement in the TCMC COVID-19 vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral.)** TCHD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.    
ID
2021-10088
FTE Status
Part-Time .6
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
Variable, primarily day shifts, weekend rotations, holiday rotations, On call rotations
Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.   Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.   Position Summary: The Nuclear Medicine Technologist is a professional caregiver who works independently under the guidance of the Radiologist and the Radiation Safety Officer.  The Nuclear Medicine Technologist is responsible for the performance of Nuclear Medicine Diagnostic Radioassay and Therapeutic Nuclear Medicine examinations accordance with established procedures and policies in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases in patients of all age groups.  Technologist follows all regulatory agency guidelines in performing safety and calibration duties and examinations.  Utilizing electronic platforms, (Imaging systems, EMAR and Pacs), assures accurate billing, file documentation and records information related to exams. .  Performs other activities in support of clinical team members when not engaged in imaging activities.  The Nuclear Medicine Technologist provides services in a manner consistent with TCMC’s mission and values.   Major Position Responsibilities: The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization. - Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements. - Prepare and administers radiophamaceuticals - Use of nuclear instrumentation to perform accurate isotope assay - Perform in vivo and diagnostic procedures - Performs daily quality control technique to maintain all quality assurance regulations - Proficient use of a technetium-99 generator - Participates in all licensing, regulatory, and accrediting regulations - Proficient in radionuclide chemistry and organ dose assessment - Works closely with the nuclear medicine physician to ensure exam appropriateness - Performs IV injections - Follows all radiation safety policies   Qualifications: - Minimum 1 year of experience in a hospital environment, preferred.  - Good customer service skills - Apply knowledge of radiation physics and safety regulations to limit radiation exposure, prepare and administer radioisotopes. - Strong knowledge of radiation physics, radiation biology, radionuclide chemistry and radiation safety. Licenses: - CTNM (California Registered Certified Technologist in Nuclear Medicine) license and Either the: - 1) ARRT N (American Registry of Radiologic Technology NUCLEAR MEDICINE)                                         - OR - 2) NMTCB (Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board) Certification: - Current BLS certification, required upon hire; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider.    Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.   **To protect the health of patients and staff, and to comply with the new State of California mandates, all job offers are contingent on the successful engagement in the TCMC COVID-19 vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral.)**   TCHD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.
ID
2021-10408
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
Variable shifts, Weekdays, rotating on call weekends, rotating holiday call
Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.   Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.   Position Summary: Provides individualized and quality evaluations, assessments, prognoses, treatments and education to meet each patient's needs based on medical necessity and clinical indication in accordance with the Occupational Therapy California State Practice Act and Title 16 requirements. These services will be provided in settings across the entire continuum of care including: inpatient acute care, inpatient acute rehabilitation, and outpatient services. Adheres to professional standards of conduct and ethics as outlined by department expectations and professional organizations. Maintains productivity, weekend and holiday requirements as specified. Ongoing professional development and continuing education to promote clinical excellence and evidence based practice. Assists patients in reaching their maximum performance and level of functioning, while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities.   Major Position Responsibilities: The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization. - Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements. - Accurately perform individualized and quality evaluations, assessments, prognoses, treatments and education to patients and families/caregivers. - Provide care in inpatient acute care, inpatient acute rehabilitation, and/or outpatient settings based on patient care and business needs. - Meet weekend and holiday requirements based on FTE status. - Independently assess all areas relevant to patient function, utilize sound clinical decision making skills, develop a comprehensive and individualized treatment plan, and complete all required documentation in a timely manner. - Accurately enters data in Tri-City Medical Center’s Electronic Health Record System - Participates as a member of the interdisciplinary team. - Provide mentorship as requested (voluntary). - Follows organization’s rules, policies, procedures, applicable laws and standards while carrying out the mission, vision, and values of Tri-City Health District. - Other duties as assigned by Supervisor/Manager. Qualifications: - 1 - 3 years’ experience as an Occupational Therapist, preferred. - Competent in provision of Occupational Therapy modalities, interventions, and procedures, required. - Advance Practice Certification, preferred - Knowledge and proficiency of standard office equipment (i.e., fax, photocopier), personal computer and computer software skills (i.e., MS Windows Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, internet), required. - Excellent communication and problem-solving skills, required. - Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, required. - Strong Customer Service skills, required. Education:  - Graduate of an approved professional school or graduate of an accredited college or university with a degree in Occupational Therapy, required. Licenses: - Licensed or eligible for licensure by the Occupational Therapy Board of California, required. Certifications: - Current BLS certification, required upon hire; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider. - Advance Practice Certification in ‘Swallowing Assessment, Evaluation or Intervention’ and CNT or CNT eligible, preferred. (NICU only) - Advance Practice Certification, preferred. (for all areas other than NICU) - CCS Paneled Provider for NICU - OTR certification, required. - NBCOT certification, preferred.   Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.   **To protect the health of patients and staff, and to comply with the new State of California mandates, all job offers are contingent on the successful engagement in the TCMC COVID-19 vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral.)**   TCHD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.  
ID
2022-10441
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
varies, weekend and holiday requirement, inpatient/outpatient as necessary
Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.   Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.   Position Summary: Provides individualized and quality evaluations, assessments, prognoses, treatments and education to meet each patient's needs based on medical necessity and clinical indication in accordance with the Occupational Therapy California State Practice Act and Title 16 requirements. These services will be provided in settings across the entire continuum of care including: inpatient acute care, inpatient acute rehabilitation, and outpatient services. Adheres to professional standards of conduct and ethics as outlined by department expectations and professional organizations. Maintains productivity, weekend and holiday requirements as specified. Ongoing professional development and continuing education to promote clinical excellence and evidence based practice. Assists patients in reaching their maximum performance and level of functioning, while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities.   Major Position Responsibilities: The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization. - Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements. - Accurately perform individualized and quality evaluations, assessments, prognoses, treatments and education to patients and families/caregivers. - Provide care in inpatient acute care, inpatient acute rehabilitation, and/or outpatient settings based on patient care and business needs. - Meet weekend and holiday requirements based on FTE status. - Independently assess all areas relevant to patient function, utilize sound clinical decision making skills, develop a comprehensive and individualized treatment plan, and complete all required documentation in a timely manner. - Accurately enters data in Tri-City Medical Center’s Electronic Health Record System - Participates as a member of the interdisciplinary team. - Provide mentorship as requested (voluntary). - Follows organization’s rules, policies, procedures, applicable laws and standards while carrying out the mission, vision, and values of Tri-City Health District. - Other duties as assigned by Supervisor/Manager. Qualifications: - 1 - 3 years’ experience as an Occupational Therapist, preferred. - Competent in provision of Occupational Therapy modalities, interventions, and procedures, required. - Advance Practice Certification, preferred - Knowledge and proficiency of standard office equipment (i.e., fax, photocopier), personal computer and computer software skills (i.e., MS Windows Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, internet), required. - Excellent communication and problem-solving skills, required. - Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, required. - Strong Customer Service skills, required. Education:  - Graduate of an approved professional school or graduate of an accredited college or university with a degree in Occupational Therapy, required. Licenses: - Licensed or eligible for licensure by the Occupational Therapy Board of California, required. Certifications: - Current BLS certification, required upon hire; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider. - Advance Practice Certification in ‘Swallowing Assessment, Evaluation or Intervention’ and CNT or CNT eligible, preferred. (NICU only) - Advance Practice Certification, preferred. (for all areas other than NICU) - CCS Paneled Provider for NICU - OTR certification, required. - NBCOT certification, preferred.   Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.   **To protect the health of patients and staff, and to comply with the new State of California mandates, all job offers are contingent on the successful engagement in the TCMC COVID-19 vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral.)**   TCHD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.  
ID
2021-10345
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
Mon-Fri, or as needed for patient care
Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.   Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.   Position Summary: Provides individualized and quality evaluations, assessments, prognoses, treatments and education to meet each patient's needs based on medical necessity and clinical indication in accordance with the Occupational Therapy California State Practice Act and Title 16 requirements. These services will be provided in settings across the entire continuum of care including: inpatient acute care, inpatient acute rehabilitation, and outpatient services. Adheres to professional standards of conduct and ethics as outlined by department expectations and professional organizations. Maintains productivity, weekend and holiday requirements as specified. Ongoing professional development and continuing education to promote clinical excellence and evidence based practice. Assists patients in reaching their maximum performance and level of functioning, while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities.   Major Position Responsibilities: The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization. - Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements. - Accurately perform individualized and quality evaluations, assessments, prognoses, treatments and education to patients and families/caregivers. - Provide care in inpatient acute care, inpatient acute rehabilitation, and/or outpatient settings based on patient care and business needs. - Meet weekend and holiday requirements based on FTE status. - Independently assess all areas relevant to patient function, utilize sound clinical decision making skills, develop a comprehensive and individualized treatment plan, and complete all required documentation in a timely manner. - Accurately enters data in Tri-City Medical Center’s Electronic Health Record System - Participates as a member of the interdisciplinary team. - Provide mentorship as requested (voluntary). - Follows organization’s rules, policies, procedures, applicable laws and standards while carrying out the mission, vision, and values of Tri-City Health District. - Other duties as assigned by Supervisor/Manager. Qualifications: - 1 - 3 years’ experience as an Occupational Therapist, preferred. - Competent in provision of Occupational Therapy modalities, interventions, and procedures, required. - Advance Practice Certification, preferred - Knowledge and proficiency of standard office equipment (i.e., fax, photocopier), personal computer and computer software skills (i.e., MS Windows Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, internet), required. - Excellent communication and problem-solving skills, required. - Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, required. - Strong Customer Service skills, required. Education:  - Graduate of an approved professional school or graduate of an accredited college or university with a degree in Occupational Therapy, required. Licenses: - Licensed or eligible for licensure by the Occupational Therapy Board of California, required. Certifications: - Current BLS certification, required upon hire; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider. - Advance Practice Certification in ‘Swallowing Assessment, Evaluation or Intervention’ and CNT or CNT eligible, preferred. (NICU only) - CCS Paneled Provider for NICU - OTR certification, required. - NBCOT certification, preferred.   Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.   **To protect the health of patients and staff, and to comply with the new State of California mandates, all job offers are contingent on the successful engagement in the TCMC COVID-19 vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral.)**   TCHD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.
ID
2021-10144
FTE Status
Part-Time .6
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
24 hrs per week
Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.   Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.   Position Summary: Provides individualized and quality evaluations, assessments, prognoses, treatments and education to meet each patient's needs based on medical necessity and clinical indication in accordance with the Occupational Therapy California State Practice Act and Title 16 requirements. These services will be provided in settings across the entire continuum of care including: inpatient acute care, inpatient acute rehabilitation, and outpatient services. Adheres to professional standards of conduct and ethics as outlined by department expectations and professional organizations. Maintains productivity, weekend and holiday requirements as specified. Ongoing professional development and continuing education to promote clinical excellence and evidence based practice. Assists patients in reaching their maximum performance and level of functioning, while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities.   Major Position Responsibilities: The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization. - Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements. - Accurately perform individualized and quality evaluations, assessments, prognoses, treatments and education to patients and families/caregivers. - Provide care in inpatient acute care, inpatient acute rehabilitation, and/or outpatient settings based on patient care and business needs. - Meet weekend and holiday requirements based on FTE status. - Independently assess all areas relevant to patient function, utilize sound clinical decision making skills, develop a comprehensive and individualized treatment plan, and complete all required documentation in a timely manner. - Accurately enters data in Tri-City Medical Center’s Electronic Health Record System - Participates as a member of the interdisciplinary team. - Provide mentorship as requested (voluntary). - Follows organization’s rules, policies, procedures, applicable laws and standards while carrying out the mission, vision, and values of Tri-City Health District. - Other duties as assigned by Supervisor/Manager. Qualifications: - 1 - 3 years’ experience as an Occupational Therapist, preferred. - Competent in provision of Occupational Therapy modalities, interventions, and procedures, required. - Advance Practice Certification, preferred - Knowledge and proficiency of standard office equipment (i.e., fax, photocopier), personal computer and computer software skills (i.e., MS Windows Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, internet), required. - Excellent communication and problem-solving skills, required. - Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, required. - Strong Customer Service skills, required. Education:  - Graduate of an approved professional school or graduate of an accredited college or university with a degree in Occupational Therapy, required. Licenses: - Licensed or eligible for licensure by the Occupational Therapy Board of California, required. Certifications: - Current BLS certification, required upon hire; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider. - Advance Practice Certification in ‘Swallowing Assessment, Evaluation or Intervention’ and CNT or CNT eligible, preferred. (NICU only) - Advance Practice Certification, preferred. (for all areas other than NICU) - CCS Paneled Provider for NICU - OTR certification, required. - NBCOT certification, preferred.   Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.   **To protect the health of patients and staff, and to comply with the new State of California mandates, all job offers are contingent on the successful engagement in the TCMC COVID-19 vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral.)**   TCHD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.  
ID
2021-9738
FTE Status
PD Wknd Prof
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
varies, inpatient/outpatient, weekend and holiday requirement
Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.   Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.   Position Summary: The Office Manager oversees the staff and assists in the facilitation and coordination of the leadership, management, and operational functions.  This individual serves as a professional role model, leader, mentor, and resource for members of the team.  Supports the mission and values of the Medical Center, and acts as a role model relative to the Medical Center’s Service Care Program.        Major Position Responsibilities: The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization. - Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements. - The Office Manager oversees the staff and assists in the facilitation and coordination of the leadership, management, and operational functions.  - Serves as a professional role model, leader, mentor, and resource for members of the primary care clinic team.  - Responsible for employee scheduling. - Completes all timecards and KRONOS adjustments (PTO, etc.) and approves timecards.  - Oversees billing and reconciliation process.  Understands and resolves medical coding and billing discrepancies. - Implements TCMC approved policies and procedures.  - Provide guidance, and assistance in the activities of the clinic services, and assure delivery of quality, efficient, medically needed services and administrative services. - Develop, implement and monitor business operation plans. - Work with Director to develop and implement a marketing and communication plan. - Develop and implement clinic’s budget. - Establish internal controls for cash management. - Implement and maintain a process for external financial audits. - Develop and implement revenue cycle management and accounts receivable management and monitor financial performance and report financial results to stakeholders; - Compliance with Clinic’s policies and procedures; - Develop relationships with individual insurance carriers to optimize contract negotiations and maintenance of existing contracts; negotiate reimbursement agreements with additional payers as required; - Develop and maintain appropriate internal communication pathways for clinical and nonclinical staff; - Work with Director to plan and design a technology security process to protect patient and practice data systems; - Work with Director to manage medical information systems including medical records, medication administration and health care related document storage; - Lead the integration of Clinic’s mission statement into all aspects of clinic operations; - Manage front office operations to maximize patient satisfaction, collection of payments and customer service efforts; - Create internal processes and systems to participate in pay-for-performance programs to enhance health care quality; - Develop and monitor a program for staff, business and equipment credentialing and licensure; - Work with Director to  implement a risk management plan to ensure a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors - Oversee compliance program for federal and state laws and regulations; - Prepare reports and records as may be required by Director and regulatory bodies and perform duties in accordance with all requirements imposed by statute and regulations; and - Provide other duties as assigned Qualifications: - Minimum of 3 years supervisory experience, required. - Minimum of 3 years healthcare experience, required.  Healthcare clinic, preferred. - Minimum of 2 years medical coding experience, preferred. - Minimum of 2 years Cerner or similar system experience, preferred - Must have good communication and organizational skills, required. - Knowledge of medical practice operations in an electronic medical records environment, required. - Computer experience, including Windows applications, MS Office required. - Excellent customer service skills required. - Leadership skills to provide direction to the health care center and motivate others, required. - Diplomacy skills to work effectively in politically sensitive situations, required. Education:  - Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university, required.  May consider equivalent experience in lieu of education. - Master’s Degree in Business Administration or Public Health, preferred.   Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.   **To protect the health of patients and staff, and to comply with the new State of California mandates, all job offers are contingent on the successful engagement in the TCMC COVID-19 vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral.)**   TCHD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.
ID
2021-10081
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
8s
Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.   Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.   Position Summary: The Operating Room Technician is a care giver in the Operating Room whose responsibility is to prepare the Operating Room and assists the surgeon in a scrub role for all types of surgical procedures.  Accountable to the Shift Supervisor/Unit Manager.  Provides care under the licensure and direct supervision of a Registered Nurse for infants (0-1year of age), pediatrics (1-3 years of age), adolescents (age 14-18) and adult (18 and older) population.   Major Position Responsibilities: The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization. - Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements. - Maintains current physician preference cards. - Assists the RN with patient care according to unit specific guidelines and within the Operating Room Technician scope of practice. - Demonstrates proficiency in unit specific skills under the direction of the RN. - Obtains non-controlled medications, but does not prepare them, from the computerized medication station. - Performs other related duties as delegated by the RN. - Able to independently scrub 1-5 specialties of General, Vascular, Ophthalmology, ENT, Plastics, GYN, Orthopedics, Neuro, Urology outpatient or inpatient surgery procedures. - Utilizes nursing forms according to hospital/unit policy and guidelines within scope of practice. - Assures the privacy, dignity and confidentiality of all patients/significant others. - Functions with an awareness and application of safety issues as identified within the Medical Center. - Performs efficiently in emergency situations following established policy and procedure under the direction of the RN. - Demonstrates knowledge and practice of strict aseptic technique according to the Association of Operating Room Nurses (AORN) - Maintains all unit specific and educational requirements. - Performs appropriately and accepts responsibility for delegated duties. - Participates in unit quality improvement program as directed. - Demonstrates effective communication skills using lines of authority appropriately. OR Tech I Qualifications: - Minimum 6 months experience as an OR Technologist or a recent graduate of an approved surgical technologist program, required. - Weekend Professional and Night Shift: 18 months of acute care surgical experience and ability to demonstrate competence in complex procedures including orthopedic and neuro surgery required. - Evening Shift: 18 months of acute care surgical experience and ability to demonstrate competence in complex procedures including orthopedic and neuro surgery preferred. Certifications: - Current BLS certification, required upon hire; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider. - OR Tech Certification, preferred   OR Tech II Qualifications: - Minimum 18 months experience as an OR Technologist in an acute care surgical setting, required. Certifications: - Current BLS certification, required upon hire; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider. - OR Tech Certification, required.   Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.   **To protect the health of patients and staff, and to comply with the new State of California mandates, all job offers are contingent on the successful engagement in the TCMC COVID-19 vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral.)**   TCHD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.  
ID
2021-10310
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Eve
Work Schedule
10 hr shift, start time varies, call with 30 minute response
Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.   Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.   Position Summary: The Operating Room Technician is a care giver in the Operating Room whose responsibility is to prepare the Operating Room and assists the surgeon in a scrub role for all types of surgical procedures.  Accountable to the Shift Supervisor/Unit Manager.  Provides care under the licensure and direct supervision of a Registered Nurse for infants (0-1year of age), pediatrics (1-3 years of age), adolescents (age 14-18) and adult (18 and older) population.   Major Position Responsibilities: The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization. - Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements. - Maintains current physician preference cards. - Assists the RN with patient care according to unit specific guidelines and within the Operating Room Technician scope of practice. - Demonstrates proficiency in unit specific skills under the direction of the RN. - Obtains non-controlled medications, but does not prepare them, from the computerized medication station. - Performs other related duties as delegated by the RN. - Able to independently scrub 1-5 specialties of General, Vascular, Ophthalmology, ENT, Plastics, GYN, Orthopedics, Neuro, Urology outpatient or inpatient surgery procedures. - Utilizes nursing forms according to hospital/unit policy and guidelines within scope of practice. - Assures the privacy, dignity and confidentiality of all patients/significant others. - Functions with an awareness and application of safety issues as identified within the Medical Center. - Performs efficiently in emergency situations following established policy and procedure under the direction of the RN. - Demonstrates knowledge and practice of strict aseptic technique according to the Association of Operating Room Nurses (AORN) - Maintains all unit specific and educational requirements. - Performs appropriately and accepts responsibility for delegated duties. - Participates in unit quality improvement program as directed. - Demonstrates effective communication skills using lines of authority appropriately. OR Tech I Qualifications: - Minimum 6 months experience as an OR Technologist or a recent graduate of an approved surgical technologist program, required. - Weekend Professional and Night Shift: 18 months of acute care surgical experience and ability to demonstrate competence in complex procedures including orthopedic and neuro surgery required. - Evening Shift: 18 months of acute care surgical experience and ability to demonstrate competence in complex procedures including orthopedic and neuro surgery preferred. Certifications: - Current BLS certification, required upon hire; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider. - OR Tech Certification, preferred   OR Tech II Qualifications: - Minimum 18 months experience as an OR Technologist in an acute care surgical setting, required. Certifications: - Current BLS certification, required upon hire; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider. - OR Tech Certification, required.   Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.   **To protect the health of patients and staff, and to comply with the new State of California mandates, all job offers are contingent on the successful engagement in the TCMC COVID-19 vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral.)**   TCHD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.  
ID
2021-10131
FTE Status
Full-Time .9
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
12 hour shifts, 30 minute response time
Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.   Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.   Position Summary:   The Orthopedic Technician transports patients, assists in the care and maintenance of equipment and supplies, cleans rooms, and assists the physician with all routine and advanced orthopedic and orthopedic surgical procedures.      Major Position Responsibilities: The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization. - Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements. - Assists the physician with all routine and advanced orthopedic procedures: - Remove casts, splints and orthopedic devices - Prepare the patient for procedures - Set up instruments and equipment for procedures - Apply and remove bandages and dressings that do not involve debridement - Provide written instructions to patients regarding proper cast care and use of crutches and devices - Remove sutures or staples from superficial incisions after sutures/staples have been assessed for removal by physician - Assist patients in ambulation and transfers - Assists the physician with orthopedic surgical procedures: - Assist with preparation and draping of the patient - Cut sutures - Tie sutures (above fascia, not on deep tissue) - Advance (but not insert) pins or screws in previously drilled holes - Apply and hold graspers on tissue during endoscopic surgery - Retract tissue - Tap and mallet on instruments held by a surgeon - Suction blood or other fluids from the operative field - Sponge the operative field - When provider is holding instruments, apply electrocautery through instruments to vessels, but not directly to vessels - Assist in cleaning and applying dressing - Assist in managing and maintaining the integrity of drains and devices attached to patient - Maintain all orthopedic equipment. - Maintain all orthopedic supplies and the supply room. - Demonstrates knowledge and practice of strict aseptic technique according to the Association of Operating Room Nurses (AORN). - Other duties as assigned.   Qualifications: - Minimum two (2) years’ experience as an Orthopedic Technician in an acute care surgical setting, required. Certifications: - Current BLS certification; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider, required. - Orthopaedic Technologist Certified (OTC) from the National Board for Certification of Orthopaedic Technologists, required.   Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.   **To protect the health of patients and staff, and to comply with the new State of California mandates, all job offers are contingent on the successful engagement in the TCMC COVID-19 vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral.)**   TCHD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.  
ID
2021-10132
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
Monday-Friday, response time 30 mintute for call
Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.   Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.   Position Summary:   The Orthopedic Technician transports patients, assists in the care and maintenance of equipment and supplies, cleans rooms, and assists the physician with all routine and advanced orthopedic and orthopedic surgical procedures.      Major Position Responsibilities: The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization. - Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements. - Assists the physician with all routine and advanced orthopedic procedures: - Remove casts, splints and orthopedic devices - Prepare the patient for procedures - Set up instruments and equipment for procedures - Apply and remove bandages and dressings that do not involve debridement - Provide written instructions to patients regarding proper cast care and use of crutches and devices - Remove sutures or staples from superficial incisions after sutures/staples have been assessed for removal by physician - Assist patients in ambulation and transfers - Assists the physician with orthopedic surgical procedures: - Assist with preparation and draping of the patient - Cut sutures - Tie sutures (above fascia, not on deep tissue) - Advance (but not insert) pins or screws in previously drilled holes - Apply and hold graspers on tissue during endoscopic surgery - Retract tissue - Tap and mallet on instruments held by a surgeon - Suction blood or other fluids from the operative field - Sponge the operative field - When provider is holding instruments, apply electrocautery through instruments to vessels, but not directly to vessels - Assist in cleaning and applying dressing - Assist in managing and maintaining the integrity of drains and devices attached to patient - Maintain all orthopedic equipment. - Maintain all orthopedic supplies and the supply room. - Demonstrates knowledge and practice of strict aseptic technique according to the Association of Operating Room Nurses (AORN). - Other duties as assigned.   Qualifications: - Minimum two (2) years’ experience as an Orthopedic Technician in an acute care surgical setting, required. Certifications: - Current BLS certification; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider, required. - Orthopaedic Technologist Certified (OTC) from the National Board for Certification of Orthopaedic Technologists, required.   Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.   **To protect the health of patients and staff, and to comply with the new State of California mandates, all job offers are contingent on the successful engagement in the TCMC COVID-19 vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral.)**   TCHD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.  
ID
2021-9613
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
Monday-Friday, with call response 30 minute