Job description

Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • McAllen

Description

Position Description

Let’s talk about meaningful work, an important role and a career move that can transform your future. At WellMed, now part of Optum and the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, we focus on prevention and the complete coordination of care for our patients. Join us and you’ll be part of a team dedicated to patient-centered, safe and effective health care. Your skills and talents will make an important impact on our patients while you open doors for yourself that simply do not exist in any other organization.
 
Primary Responsibilities:
Assist physicians and nursing personnel with injections, EKGs, phlebotomy and other patient care procedures
Maintain established quality control standards
Record and process patient care documentation quickly and accurately
Coordinate patient care as directed by physicians, company standards and policies
Organize, stock and clean exam and treatment rooms and sterilize instruments
Maintains quality control standards and required Medical Assistant and CPR certifications
The pace is fast and you’ll need to be comfortable managing multiple priorities. You may be required to work in multiple locations, so scheduling flexibility is essential. You must also be able to respond calmly and effectively in emergency situations.

Required Qualifications:
High school diploma or GED
Current, nationally recognized Medical Assistant certification or registration or the ability to obtain the designation within 180 days of employment
Current CPR and/or BLS certification or the ability to attain the certification within 30 days of employment
Knowledge of medical terminology
This position requires Tuberculosis screening as well as proof of immunity to Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis through lab confirmation of immunity, documented evidence of vaccination, or a doctor’s diagnosis of disease
Preferred Qualifications:
1+ year of experience as a Medical Assistant or related experience in a medical setting
Bilingual (English/Spanish) language proficiency
ICD-9/10 and CPT coding experience
Microsoft experience
Transforming health care and millions of lives starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring. Find out more and join us. It’s an every day opportunity to do 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.
 
 
Job Keywords: Certified Medical Assistant, CMA, Medical Assistant, MA, Registered Medical Assistant, RMA, Clinic, Primary Care, Adult Medicine, Ambulatory Care, Internal Medicine, Senior, McAllen, TX, Texas


Job Details
Requisition Number
792409
Job Title
Medical Assistant - WellMed at Cross Roads - McAllen, TX
Job Family
Healthcare Delivery
Business Segment
OptumCare
Job Location Information

McAllen, TX
United States
North America
Additional Job Detail Information

Employee Status
Regular
Schedule
Full-time
Job Level
Individual Contributor
Shift
Day Job
Travel
No
Telecommuter Position
No
Overtime Status
Non-exempt

About the company

Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.

A Fortune 6 company, we're focused on helping people live healthier lives while making the health system work better for everyone. Here, we seek to empower people with the information, guidance and tools to make personal health choices. We work harder and we aim higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And, at the end of the day, we’re doing a lot of good for more than 85 million people worldwide.

Our biggest point of differentiation is our people - and the collective talent, energy, intelligence and drive our force of 188,000 individuals around the world bring to our mission every single day. So, how do we do it? With our every action, interaction and intention that demonstrates the five fundamental values that guide everything we do:

• Integrity
• Compassion
• Relationships
• Innovation
• Performance

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