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Medical-Assistant Float, COVID Taskforce

Company: Optum
Location: Torrance
Posted on: July 19, 2021

Job Description:

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 achieve your life’s best work.

What You’ll Do

It is time to take your career to the next level. In this role as a Float Medical Assistant for our Temporary Staffing Unit, you will be covering Medical Assistant duties that have resulted from the Covid Pandemic. Must be flexible to travel within your hired geographic area. You will assist our teams in building meaningful relationships with patients, their family members, health care providers and office staff while providing high quality direct patient care. We’ll offer you more than talent, resources and can-do culture. We’ll offer you a chance to improve the lives of others while helping improve the lives of millions.

  • Ask about our $2,000 sign-on bonus opportunity

What Work Will Look Like:

  • Schedule: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm
  • Locations: Differentiate by Regions (Orange County, Long Beach, South Bay)
  • Float Position – Requires Travel within specific geographic area throughout workday.  Ability to secure timely transportation between locations is an essential function of this position.
  • Specialty(ies): Varies by Assignment
  • Non – Exempt, Benefits eligible
  • You will be asked to perform this role in an office setting or other company location.
  • COVID-19 Work Location Requirement: You will be provisioned with appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and are required to perform this role with patients and members on site, as this is an essential function of this role.
  • Employees are required to screen for symptoms using a UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained.

What's required?

  • You have a High school diploma, GED or equivalent
  • You’re a graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program.
  • You’re Basic Life Support for Healthcare providers (AHA) or CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer (American Red Cross) certified.
  • You have up to one year of experience as a Medical Assistant.

It'd be even better if:

  • You’re a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA).
  • You have a Phlebotomy certificate.
  • You've worked as a Medical Assistant for more than a year.
  • You've had 1+ years' experience in a specialty field.

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. 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. Here you’ll find incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: Optum and its affiliated medical practices are 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. Optum and its affiliated medical practices is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Keywords: Optum, Torrance , Medical-Assistant Float, COVID Taskforce, Other , Torrance, California

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