Medical Assistant - Hemet, CA

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Primary Responsibilities:
  • Works within the California MA Scope of Practice to performs patient intake process (vital signs, history)
  • Performs clinical procedures (injections, ear lavage, EKG)
  • Assists the providers with invasive procedures and minor surgeries
  • Maintains clinical logs (autoclave, temperature logs)
  • Submits electronic referrals for additional services
  • Enrolls / responds to electronic patient messages in the patient portal program
  • Processes medication refills per protocol
  • Makes / takes patient calls


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.

Required Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Graduate from a Medical Assistant program / school, or a Registered Medical Assistant or Certified Medical Assistant
  • Current CPR card for Healthcare Professionals (BLS) or willing to obtain
  • 1+ years of back office Medical Assistant experience
  • 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 the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar 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


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Graduated from an accredited Medical Assistant program
  • Experience working in Family Practice and / or Urgent Care practice working with adults and children
  • 2+ years experience working in a busy primary care office
  • EMR experience
  • Experience in working with HMO, PPO, Medicare and CalOptima payers
  • Bilingual English / Spanish


OptumCare Medical Group (OCMG) serves the communities within Orange and Los Angeles counties in Southern California. From pediatric and adolescent medicine, to adult and senior care, we strive to provide a higher level of service through our unique, patient-driven model. At OCMG, we share what might be seen as a surprisingly simple goal: making the health system work better for everyone. We look for people who relentlessly push themselves to go farther. For these high performers, a position on a team at OptumCare is a natural fit. We offer more than the talent, resources and can-do culture - we offer a place to improve the lives of others while doing your life'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: Medical Assistant, MA, BLS, Front Office, Back Office, EMR, Medical Office, HMO, PPO, Optum, OCMG, Hemet, CA, California, Women, LGBTQ, BIPOC

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