UnitedHealth Group Medical Assistant in Rancho Santa Margarita, California
Clinic Location: Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
Compassion is the essential trait that drives superior health care performance. But it's just a start. At OptumCare innovative thinking is just as important. Our unique team of health care providers are an emerging and important part of Optum and the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses. Our approach is designed to help physicians and other providers deliver the right care at the right time in the right setting. That takes smart ideas and incredible teamwork. And that's where you come in. In this role, you'll support a clinical team that's helping patients in new and better ways while giving them a generous helping of compassion and respect.
In this Medical Assistant role, you will learn from healthcare experts as you work side by side to provide care for patients in a clinic setting. You will build meaningful relationships with patients, their family members, healthcare providers, and office staff while providing high quality direct patient care. You will enjoy profound job satisfaction as you impact the care and comfort of our patient population. We offer the benefits of working for a large, multi - national company - career opportunities, great benefits, paid time off, and more! The successful candidate will have experience as a Medical Assistant and demonstrate an ability to communicate effectively, and have the ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Works within the California MA Scope of Practice to performs patient intake process (vital signs, history)
Performs clinical procedures (injections, ear lavage, EKG)
Assists the providers with invasive procedures
Maintains clinical logs (autoclave, temperature logs)
Submits electronic referrals for additional services
Enrolls / responds to electronic patient messages in the patient portal program
Processes medication refills per protocol
Makes / takes patient calls
High school graduate or GED
Graduate from an accredited Medical Assistant program
Current BLS card for healthcare providers or willing to obtain
Willing to work both front and back office
1+ years of experience in a healthcare or clinical setting
EMR and / or NextGen experience
Experience in working with HMO and PPO plans
Bilingual English / Spanish
Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life's best work.(sm)
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
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