Medical Assistant- San Bernardino, CA

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Compassion is the essential trait that drives superior health care performance. But it's just a start. It is time to take your career to the next level. In this Medical Assistant role, you will learn from healthcare experts as you work side by side to provide care for patients in a clinic setting. At OptumCare, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of business, you will build meaningful relationships with patients, their family members, health care providers and office staff while providing high quality direct patient care.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Performs patient intake process (vital signs, history)
  • Performs clinical procedures (injections, ear lavage)
  • 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
  • Schedule appointments when required

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 an accredited Medical Assistant program
  • Current CPR card for Healthcare Professionals (BLS) or willing to obtain within 30 days
  • Microsoft Office and typing proficiency

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Registered Medical Assistant or Certified Medical Assistant
  • 1+ years of Medical Assistant experience
  • Experience working in Family Practice and / or Urgent Care practice working with adults and children
  • EMR experience
  • Experience in working with HMO, PPO, Medicare
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) language proficiency

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.

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care 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 do your life's best work.(sm)

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare 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.

OptumCare and its affiliated medical practices is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Job Keywords: Medical Assistant, MA, CMA, BLS, Front Office, Back Office, EMR, Medical Office, HMO, PPO, Optum, San Bernardino, Southern California, CA, California

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