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.
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.
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
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
Travel (if applicable) - Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and/or patient sites within a designated area
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 everyday opportunity to do to achieve your life's best work.(sm)
WellMed was founded in 1990 with a vision of being a physician-led company that could change the face of healthcare delivery for seniors. Through the WellMed Care Model, we specialize in helping our patients stay healthy by providing the care they need from doctors who care about them. We partner with multiple Medicare Advantage health plans in Texas and Florida and look forward to continuing growth.
OptumCare is committed to creating an environment where physicians focus on what they do best: care for their patients. To do so, OptumCare provides administrative and business support services to both owned and affiliated medical practices which are part of OptumCare. Each medical practice part and their physician employees have complete authority with regards to all medical decision-making and patient care. OptumCare's support services do not interfere with or control the practice of medicine by the medical practices or any of their physicians.
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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