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Medical Assistant WellMed - Houston, TX

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Pasadena
Posted on: June 6, 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 lifes best work. (sm)

The Medical Assistant (MA) participates in providing patient care at the appropriate skill level. They have a duty to provide a standard of care that meets or exceeds that of a reasonably competent and knowledgeable Medical Assistant. The MA performs duties within their scope of practice delegated by, and under the supervision of, a provider (TX) or physician (FL).

Primary Responsibilities: Performall duties within the scope of a Medical Assistants practice Operate diagnostic equipment (cannot interpret tests), remove staples from superficial wounds, change wound dressing and obtain cultures, administer non-intravenous medication, perform simple specimen collection via noninvasive techniques and collect blood specimens via venipuncture or via capillary, perform EKGs Perform quality control checks on equipment Prepare and sterilizes medical equipment using the autoclave Room patients according to policy and procedures, prepare patient for examination Recordpatient care documentation in the medical record accurately and in a timely manner Coordinatepatient care as directed by physicians, company standards and policies Respectpatient confidentiality at all times and treat patients with courtesy and respect Organizeexam and treatment rooms, stock and clean rooms and sterilize instruments Practicestandard infection control precautions Telephoneandin-person screening limited to intake and gathering of information without requiring the exercise of judgment based on clinical knowledge Supportand follow Standard Delegation of Orders (SDO)

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: Highschool graduate or GED equivalent Current,nationally recognized Medical Assistant certificationorthe ability to obtain thecertification within 180 days of employment. Medical Assistants who are hired prior to receiving their certification are expected to perform at the same level as a certified Medical Assistant CurrentBLS certification (through an approved American Heart Association Training Center or the Military Training Network) at time of hire or within 30 days of hire Basiccomputerliteracy, with intermediate Excel skills Knowledgeof medical terminology This position requires Tuberculosis screening as well as proof of immunity to Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis through lab confirmation of immunity, documented evidence of vaccination, or a doctors diagnosis of disease 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: 1+ year of experience as a Medical Assistant Knowledgeof ICD-10 and CPT coding Bilingual (English / Spanish) Good communication and customer service skills Experience reacting calmly and effectively in emergency situations

Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. Were innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. Were impacting 550,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. Weve joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to do your lifes 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:BLS, ICD-10, CPT, Bilingual, CMS, Medical Assistant, MALCDCBDriver2019, Friendswood, Pearland, Deer Park, Pasadena and Channelview, Houston, TX, Texas

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, Pasadena , Medical Assistant WellMed - Houston, TX, Other , Pasadena, Texas

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