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UnitedHealth Group: Medical Assistant Wellmed Kiest Park

UnitedHealth Group

This is a Contract position in Forney, TX posted November 21, 2020.

Do you have compassion and a passion to help others?

Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieveyour life’s best work.

(sm)The Medical Assistant (MA) participates in providing patient care at the appropriate skill level.

They have a duty to provide a standard of care that meets or exceeds that of a reasonably competent and knowledgeable Medical Assistant.

The MA performs duties within their scope of practice delegated by, and under the supervision of, a provider (TX) or physician (FL)Dutiesinclude: Organizes the clinical environment and provides support in patient care situations.

Support includes but is not limited to assisting physicians and nursing personnel, including those skills listed under Job Functions below along with various other procedures under the direct supervision and responsibility of a medical provider.

The MA assists in identifying patient needs or problems and communicating data to the provider or other members of the clinical team.

The MA delivers quality customer service.

Ensures policy and procedures are followed including infection control, privacy and confidentiality.

Completes mandatory training.Primary Responsibilities:Performsall duties within the scope of a Medical Assistant’s practice.

Operates diagnostic equipment (cannot interpret tests), remove staples from superficial wounds, changes wound dressing and obtains cultures, administers non-intravenous medication, performs simple specimen collection via noninvasive techniques and collects blood specimens via venipuncture or via capillary, performs EKGs.

Performs quality control checks on equipment.

Prepares and sterilizes medical equipment using the autoclaveRooms patients according to policy and procedures, prepares patient for examinationRecordspatient care documentation in the medical record accurately and in a timely mannerCoordinatespatient care as directed by physicians, company standards and policiesRespectspatient confidentiality at all times and treats patients with courtesy and respectOrganizesexam and treatment rooms, stocks and cleans rooms and sterilizes instrumentsPracticesstandard infection control precautionsTelephoneandin-person screening limited to intake and gathering of information without requiring the exercise of judgment based on clinical knowledgeSupportsand follows Standard Delegation of Orders (SDO)Performsall other related duties as assignedYou’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:Highschool graduate or GED equivalentCurrent,nationally recognized Medical Assistant certificationorthe ability to obtain thecertification within 180 days of employment.

Medical Assistants who are hired prior to receiving their certification are expected to perform at the same level as a ” Certified” Medical AssistantCurrentBLS certification (through an approved American Heart Association Training Center or the Military Training Network) at time of hire or within 30 days of hireBasiccomputerliteracy, with intermediate Excel skillsKnowledgeof medical terminologyEmployeesare required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app,Interactive Voice Response (i.E., entering your symptoms via phone system) or asimilar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the worksite each day, in order to keep our work sites safe.

Employees must comply withany state and local masking orders.

In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Groupbuilding, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physicaldistancing cannot be attainedYouwill be provisioned with appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) andare required to perform this role with patients and members on site, as this isan essential function of this rolePreferred Qualifications:1 year of experience as a Medical AssistantKnowledgeof ICD-10 and CPT codingBilingualGood communication and customer service skillsExperience reacting calmly and effectively in emergency situationsCareers with WellMed.

Our focus is simple.We’re innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face ofhealth care for seniors., WellMed is a network of doctors, specialists andother medical professionals that specialize in providing care for 550,000 older adults with over 16,000 doctors’offices in Texas and Florida through primary and multi-specialty clinics, andcontracted medical management services.

We’ve joined Optum, part of theUnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sickbecome well and to help patients understand and control their health in alifelong effort at wellness.

Our providers and staff are selected for theirdedication and focus on preventative, proactive care.

For you, that means oneincredible team and a singular opportunity to do yourlife’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:BLS, ICD-10, CPT, Bilingual, CMS, Medical Assistant, Dallas, TX, Texas,MALCDCBDriver2019