Ambulatory Program Assistant Coordinator
Job ID: R0042866 | Healthcare Specialists | Full Time, Day Shift, No Weekends | Charlottesville, VA
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Closed on weekends and hospital holidays.

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

  • Assists the RNCC and/or LIP in ensuring effective and efficient clinic operations while maintaining consistent and accurate communication with team members, referring providers and patients.
  • Assists the registered nurse and/or provider with patients' physical, psychological, social and cultural data collection according to practice standards and institutional policy/procedure.
  • Organizes and prioritizes patient care activities considering patient and interdisciplinary team needs.
  • Implements age-appropriate interventions based on individual patient needs as directed by the RNCC or provider.
  • Provides care for all age populations in a manner that demonstrates an understanding of the functional/developmental age of the individual served.
  • Assists to develop and implement patient/family teaching plans based on identified health education needs and condition and age of the patient.
  • Provides for a safe environment and safe delivery of care.
  • Performs administrative support responsibilities.
  • Demonstrates teamwork in the delivery of patient care.
  • Contributes to and assists with the professional development of others.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.
  • Recognizes the importance of time sensitive issues.
  • Assumes responsibility for professional development of self and others according to departmental policy.
Position Compensation Range: $19.88 - $30.81 Hourly



  • Education: Medical Assistant Requirement: A technical diploma or certificate in medical assisting required. Associate's degree in medical assisting from an accredited program of study, such as the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) preferred. Or Military Medical Specialist with twenty-four months of experience and eligible for certification or registration.
  • Experience: 3 years of clinical experience required; neurology experience is preferred.
  • Licensure: Medical Assistant Requirement: Certified Medical Assistant Certification through a recognized national professional association such as by the  American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), Registered Medical Assistant by the American Medical Technologists (AMT), or Certified Clinical Medical Assistant by the National Healthcareer Association (NAHP), or the American Registry of Medical Assistants (ARMA). Credential must be obtained within 6 months from the date of hire. American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider BLS certification required. Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or Paramedic Requirement: Virginia Department of Health Emergency Medical Technician - Intermediate EMT, Advanced EMT, or Paramedic required.


Ability to lift/push/pull 20-50 lbs. May be exposed to chemicals, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.

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Charlottesville, VA
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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