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Medical Assistant

Redlands, CA 92374

UnitedHealth Group

Posted 21 weeks ago
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Job Description

At Optum, we share what might be seen as a surprisingly simple goal: making the health system work better for everyone. We look for people who relentlessly push themselves to go farther. For these high performers, a position on a team at Optum, a business of UnitedHealth Group, is a natural fit. We offer more than the talent, resources and can-do culture-we offer a place to improve the lives of others while doing your life's best work.(sm)
Take medical history and record vital signs of patients. Prepare patients for minor surgeries post written consent. Administer Injections, Collect and process specimens Collect pertinent information prior to visit for complete detailed evaluation. Competency in refills, referrals, authorization. Front Office operations to include scheduling, Insurance verification and collecting A/R
**Primary Responsibilities:**
+ Taking vitals, chart prep, medication reconciliation and assisting with minor procedures
+ Give immunizations and vaccinations
+ Greet patients and visitors, answering phones
+ Assist with scheduling, member outreach and referrals
+ Assist with multiple providers
+ Ability to work both front and back office
+ Willing to work overtime if warranted
+ Bilingual in Spanish
**Required Qualifications:**
+ High school education or equivalent experience.
+ Graduate from an Accredited Medical Assistant program OR 3+ years of military trained medical assistant experience
+ 2+ years of experience working in private practice or Urgent Care setting
+ Bilingual in Spanish
+ Reliable means of transportation to travel to another clinic if needed
**Preferred Qualifications:**
+ Strong customer service
+ Inventory management experience
+ Excellent written and verbal communication
+ Team player and able to work independently
+ Reliable means of transportation to travel to another clinic if needed
+ Computer Experience / Data Entry
**Careers with Optum.** Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do **your life's best work.(sm)**
North American Medical Management, California, Inc (NAMM California) partnered with OptumHealth in 2012. NAMM California and OptumHealth share a common goal of bringing patients, physicians, hospitals and payers closer together in the mission to increase the quality, efficiency and affordability of care. NAMM California is a part of the family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group one of the leaders across most major segments of the US health care system. NAMM California develops and managers provider networks, offering a full range of services to assist physicians and other providers in supporting patient care coordination and their managed care business operations. For over 18 years, NAMM California has been an innovator in health care with a track record for quality, financial stability, extraordinary services and integrated medical management programs. NAMM California is well positioned to continually invest in its infrastructure and systems for the benefit of its provider clients and to accommodate the impending changes that will come forth from healthcare reform.
The NAMM California provider clients represent a network of almost 600 primary care physicians and over 3,000 specialists and work with the premier hospitals in their respective markets
_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._
Job Keywords: Medical Assistant, Certified Medical Assistant, CMA, Clinic, Redlands, CA, California, NAMM, North American Medical Management
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