Medical Assistant Largo FL

Unitedhealth Group Largo , FL 33779

Posted 4 weeks ago

$1,000 Sign On Bonus for External Candidates

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliable. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work. (sm)

The Medical Assistant reports to the Center Administrator and provides routine patient care within one's level of training and functions under the direction/guidance of the clinical supervisor and/or the physician in accordance with relevant state statutes.

Primary Responsibilities:

Consistently exhibits behavior and communication skills that demonstrate commitment to superior customer service, including quality and care and concern with each and every internal and external customer
Represents the Company in a professional manner, following all Company policies and procedures
Uses, protects, and discloses patients' protected health information (PHI) only in accordance with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards
Be able to obtain CPR certification within 90 days of employment (Basic Life Support for Healthcare providers (AHA) or CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer (American Red Cross)
Demonstrate working knowledge of basic Medical Assistant principles and practices
Greets patients in courteous and polite manner
Under direction and supervision of physician, administers medications, administers immunizations, EKGs, ear washes, and other patient services. Assists in simple office and minor surgical procedures. Assists with the education of the patient and/or family as directed by the physician
Performs venipuncture under the direction of a physician or advance care practitioner
Demonstrate solid phlebotomy skills
Contacts patients as needed to give testing results instructions from the physician and scheduling of necessary visits
Conducts all front office functions as requested
Answers telephone inquiries and triage calls
Maintains patient medical records in accordance with Company policy and maintains proper assembly of medical records
All laboratory duties including drawing, spinning, prepping blood for testing and maintaining appropriate logs
Maintains equipment and adequate stock levels of consumables in laboratory area
Acts as liaison between all independent lab services and the center
Monitors OSHA compliance of center laboratory
Enters all test requisitions and encounters in the computer
Performs other duties as assigned
Consistent, punctual and reliable attendance
Travel to/from medical centers during the course of a normal workday at any time due to business need

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

High school graduate, GED or equivalent
Basic Life Support for Healthcare providers (AHA) or CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer (American Red Cross)
2+ years of relevant back office, clinical experience for those without an accredited Medical Assistant diploma or RMA or CMA designation
CMA or RMA will be considered in lieu of experience
Ability to evaluate patient needs, administer prescribed medications, assist physician with examinations and treatment, prepare and apply dressings, and instruct patients in health measures and self-care as instructed by the physician
Ability to document and report findings and observations
Ability to perform EKGs
Ability to provide on-site emergency treatment within scope of practice
Ability to complete a color blindness test
Computer literate
Ability to follow written and oral instructions and to work with general guidance
Knowledge of medical equipment and maintenance
Knowledge of HIPAA regulations
Ability to read, speak, write, and understand the English language fluently
Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance

Preferred Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited Medical Assistant program with a valid MA school
Registered Medical Assistant (RMA)
Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)
Ability to interact and verbally communicate effectively with patients and all levels of personnel in a professional, courteous and effective manner with excellent customer service skills
Ability to multi-task in a high paced environment with good organizational skills

UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care 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)

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, Clinical, Back Office, RMA, CMA, BLS, CPR, AED, EKG, HIPAA, Largo, FL, Florida, LDMG, LDMG FL

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