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Medical Assistant

Mission Viejo, CA 92692

UnitedHealth Group

Posted 3 weeks ago
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Job Description

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***
**Primary Responsibilities:**
+ Works within the California MA Scope of Practice toperforms 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 inthe patient portal program
+ Processes medication refills per protocol
+ Makes / takes patient calls
**Required Qualifications:**
+ High school graduate or GED
+ Graduate from an accredited Medical Assistant program
+ Current BLS card for healthcare providers or willing toobtain
+ Willing to work both front and back office
**Preferred Qualifications:**
+ 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 EqualEmployment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicantswill receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disabilitystatus, 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 adrug test before beginning employment._
Job Keywords: Medical Assistant, MA, Mission Viejo, Rancho Santa Margarita
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