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Medical Assistant

Company: Optum
Location: Torrance
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

It is time to take your career to the next level. As a Medical Assistant at Optum, you will learn from health care experts as you work side by side to provide care for patients in a clinical setting. You will build meaningful relationships with patients, their family members, health care providers, and office staff while providing high-quality direct patient care. Well offer you more than talent, resources, and can-do culture. We will provide you with the chance to improve the lives of others while helping improve the lives of millions.*Position Details:** Full-time, Part-time, and Per diem schedules* Setting: Primary care, internal medicine, urgent care, and specialty* Benefits and incentive award eligibility for Full-time and Part-time roles*Primary Responsibilities:** Deliver high-quality patient care through face-to-face, telephone, and electronic contact for examination, treatment, monitoring, and preparation for diagnostic tests or procedures* Collect and document patient information, including vital signs, chief complaint, review of medications, allergies, health risk screen information, the status of extended care benefits, and other services* Assist physicians and nursing personnel with injections, EKGs, phlebotomy, and other patient care procedures as directed* Coordinate patient care as directed by physicians, company standards, and policies* Assist with tasks, phone calls, and messages; document all actions taken* Proper, concise, and complete EMR documentation and paper-based documentation for all assessments and procedures* Prepare and clean patient rooms and set up instruments and equipment according to protocol while maintaining infection controlYoull 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 diploma or GED or equivalent experience* Completion of a Medical Assistant program* Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from AHA or willing to obtain by date of hire*Preferred Qualifications:** Phlebotomy certification* 1+ years of experience working as a Medical Assistant* Electronic Medical Records (EMR) experience* Bilingual English and Spanish*California Residents Only:* The hourly range for California residents is $16.00 to $23.13. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, youll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives._At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyoneof every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and incomedeserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.__Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers 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.__OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment_Job Type: Full-timePay: $20.00 - $24.00 per hourBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* AD&D insurance* Dental insurance* Employee stock purchase plan* Flexible spending account* Health insurance* Health savings account* Life insurance* Paid time off* Referral program* Vision insuranceMedical specialties:* Primary CareSchedule:* Monday to FridayWork setting:* Clinic* In-personApplication Question(s):* Do you have a current, nationally recognized Basic Life Support (BLS) certification/registration? (7319)Please provide a single answer below (Yes or No, but I have the ability to obtain the designation within 30 days of employment)* Have you completed and graduated from an accredited Medical Assistant program at the time of this application? Please provide a single answer below.Education:* High school or equivalent (Preferred)Work Location: In personby Jobble

Keywords: Optum, Torrance , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Torrance, California

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