Medical Assistant - Seal Beach Leisure World, CA

Seal Beach, CA, United States

Optum is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm) 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. You will build meaningful relationships with patients, their family members, healthcare providers, and office staff while providing high quality direct patient care. You will enjoy profound job satisfaction as you impact the care and comfort of our patient population. We offer the benefits of working for a large, multi - national company - career opportunities, great benefits, paid time off, and more! The successful candidate will have experience as a Medical Assistant and demonstrate an ability to communicate effectively and have the ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations. Work Hours: Monday Friday, 8am - 5pm Primary Responsibilities: Responsible for overseeing and participating in day to day clinical care of patients Performs patient intake process (vital signs, history) Coordinate patient care as directed by physicians, company standards and policies 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 Other responsibilities as assigned Youll 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 within 30 days EMR experience Full 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 compliance Preferred Qualifications: Registered Medical Assistant or Certified Medical Assistant 1+ years of Medical Assistant experience Experience working in Family Practice, Specialty, or Geriatrics Bilingual (English/Korean) language proficiency Microsoft Office and typing proficiency Experience in working with HMO, PPO, Medicare UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status. Careers at OptumCare. We're on a mission to change the face of health care. As the largest health and wellness business in the US, we help 58 million people navigate the health care system, finance their health care needs and achieve their health and well-being goals. Fortunately, we have a team of the best and brightest minds on the planet to make it happen. Together we're creating the most innovative ideas and comprehensive strategies to help heal the health care system and create a brighter future for us all. Join us and learn why there is no better place to do your life's best work.(sm) OptumCare is committed to creating an environment where physicians focus on what they do best: care for their patients. To do so, OptumCare provides administrative and business support services to both owned and affiliated medical practices which are part of OptumCare. Each medical practice part and their physician employees have complete authority with regards to all medical decision-making and patient care. OptumCares support services do not interfere with or control the practice of medicine by the medical practices or any of their physicians. Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an 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 is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment Job Keywords: Medical Assistant, MA, CMA, Registered MA, BLS, Front Office, Back Office, EMR, Medical Office, Geriatrics, Seal Beach, Seal Beach Leisure World, Southern California, CA, California

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