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Medical Assistant - Las Vegas or Henderson, NV

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Henderson
Posted on: January 7, 2022

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 achieveyour lifes best work.(sm)Southwest Medical, part of OptumCare,is a multi-specialty group of physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants consisting of over 300 providers, 21 medical health centers including six urgent care clinics, four convenient care centers, two lifestyle centers catering to older adults, an outpatient surgery center, home health, hospice and palliative care services, plus E-visits and online options via Now Clinic telemedicine technology. Southwest Medical offers patients compassion, innovation, and quality care throughout southern Nevada. Southwest Medical is headquartered in the greater Las Vegas, NV area.Themedical assistantprovides quality appropriate patient care, utilizing customer service skills throughout the patient care continuum.We have various medical assistant positions open throughout the Las Vegas and Henderson areas. Included are adult medicine, urgent care, cardiology, convenient care, surgery center,pain management, neurology, allergy,pulmonology, urology,orthopedics, oncology, telephonic MA,obgyn-pediatricsand more! Compensation is very competitive and positions are full-time status with benefits.Primary Responsibilities:

Responsible for collection and documentation of patient information to include vital signs, chief complaint, review of medications, allergies, health risk screen information, status of extended care benefits and other servicesParticipate in the monitoring of patients with chronic disease and extended care benefits including verification of eligibility and status of servicesAssist RN and provider with the coordination and completion of patient care planCompliance with customer services standards,scheduling and entering appointments, demographics and insurance information in IDXAssist with phone calls and messages; document all call and actions takenResponsible for compliance requirements such as laboratory QC management, waive testing, maintenance of crash cart and drug count as well as other requirements dictated by clinic needsAssist coworkers with duties when requested, to include, but not limited to assisting in other areasSome positions may require floating to other clinic locations in the area as neededYoull 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.RequiredQualifications:
High school diploma or GEDGraduate from an accredited Medical Assistant program or 3+ years of military medical experienceCPR certification or willing to obtain within 30 days of hireAccess to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client or patient sites within a designated areaFull COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliancePreferred Qualifications:
Electronic Medical Records (EMR) experienceMinimum one-year experience in an ambulatory care setting or has completed or is actively enrolled in the MA externship program with OptumCare NVExperience in primary care or specialty care such as pediatrics, pain management, cardiology, urology, orthopedics, oncology, senior care, obgyn, urgent careWilling to travel to variousOptumCare NVclinic locations as neededBilingual English and SpanishOffice Laboratory Assistant (OLA) certificationUnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.Careers with Optum.Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. 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. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to doyour life's best work.(sm)Nevada Residents Only: The hourlyrange for Nevada residents is $15.00to $24.13. 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 incentivesDiversity 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: medical assistant, MA, Las Vegas, EMR, CPR, OLA, Office Laboratory Assistance, Spanish, urgent care, primary care, pediatrics, cardiology, allergy, asthma, pain management, urology, obgyn, clinic, NV, Nevada, MALCDCBDriver2019

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