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 Medical Assistant (Floating) WellMed - Austin Region - AUSTIN, Texas, United States

   
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Posted by: UnitedHealth Group 
Hiring entity type: Insurance 
Work authorization: Existing work authorization required for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Administrative - Other
Health - Clinical/Medical Assistant
Customer service & support
 
Travel: 25 - 50% 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
Spanish - Fluent
 
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: 854649 / Latpro-3718908 
Date posted: Nov-25-2019
State, Zip: Texas, 73301

Description

**This is a full-time float position for the South Austin Market**



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

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.


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.


**Please Note** The sign-on bonus applies to external candidates only. Candidates currently working for a UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealth Care or a related entity in a full-time, part-time or per diem basis (internal candidates) are not eligible to receive this sign-on bonus.





Requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED completed
  • 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
  • 1 year or more work experience as a Medical Assistant in a medical setting
  • Must work in the various clinics and offices around Austin (5 of them from Rosewood, Pflugerville to St. John's area)
  • Ability to work reception/phones and clerical work in the office as well as handle direct patient care

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Bilingual (English / Spanish) language proficiency
  • ICD - 9 / 10 and CPT coding experience
  • Microsoft experience
  • Travel when needed to offices and clinics

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) 

Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 240,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

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.

For more information on our Internal Job Posting Policy, click here.

 
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, Austin, TX, MALCDCBDriver2019


 

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