This position is a contract/limited position with the possibility of extension/career conversion.
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 05/22/2023 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 06/01/2023. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
The Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science is dedicated to creating and promoting public health innovations to advance equity, justice, and wellbeing for all and has more than 80 primary salaried faculty, 20 secondary faculty, 250+ personnel, 225 postgraduate students, and over 650 undergraduate majors. The School includes activities in the public health disciplines of biostatistics and bioinformatics, epidemiology, global health, health policy, health behavior, health equity, public mental health, environmental and climate health, and preventive medicine.
The School has strong collaborative research programs facilitated by Research Centers of Excellence focused on wireless and population health systems, health promotion and equity, women's health, and tobacco control, and has extensive collaborations with the School of Medicine, Jacobs School of Engineering, the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Moores Cancer Center, Design Lab, Qualcomm Institute, ACTRI, HDSI, Skaggs School of Pharmacy, and with other partners across the UC San Diego campus. Partnerships with the community and health agencies are fundamental to the School.
The School houses five recharge cores providing services to UC San Diego and external customers. Research in the School includes ~$125M total awarded grants and contracts. The School has and administers two PhD programs (public health and biostatistics), a Master of Public Health professional degree program, a MS in Biostatistics, the only Health Sciences undergraduate program (BSPH), a Master of Applied Science in Leadership of Healthcare Organizations run in conjunction with UC San Diego Extension, and a Preventive Medicine Residency program.
In collaboration with the community and department, this role will support, educate and work with Asylum seekers. Duties include but are not limited to making rounds with clinical providers, assisting with management of patients and patient data collection, medical scribing, and medication inventory. The Clinical Assistant is a key member of the clinical team at the Asylum Seekers Shelters, providing daily continuity and facilitating communication to over 25 different licensed providers and healthcare students.
Ability and knowledge of using computer software applications including word processing and database applications and email. Accurate computer word-processing and database/data entry skills.
Proven ability to handle and process patient samples following SOPs. Knowledge to comply with protocol regarding biosafety/universal precautions.
Familiarity with SOPs. Ability to read and follow protocols.
Ability to accurately collect, record, transcribe and synthesize data.
Demonstrated ability to display consistent accuracy with great attention to fine details.
Strong knowledge and proficiency of Teams, Word and Excel.
Ability to interact with a large variety of physicians, healthcare professionals, and patients in a professional and pleasant manner.
Excellent interpersonal, as well as written and verbal communication skills (using grammatically correct written English and accurate typing) to interact with a variety of personalities at all levels of the organization, exercising tact, mature judgment, diplomacy, and flexibility to promote positive working relationships and job effectiveness. Skill at negotiating with various personalities and developing internal and external network of contacts. Excellent phone etiquette skills.
Theoretical knowledge in a biological life science or related discipline or equivalent education and experience.
Knowledge of medical terminology and familiarity with medical data.
Demonstrated ability to work with large central databases.
Knowledge to comply with COVID-19 safety procedures regarding biosafety/universal precautions for processing patient samples.
Familiarity in reviewing large data sets and/or processing and maintaining data.
Fluency in English and Spanish.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.