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Medical Assistant - Phoenix, AZ

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Phoenix, AZ
Date:
03/23/2017
Job Code:
1675167
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Medical Assistant - Phoenix, AZ(Job Number:679550)
Description

Talk about meaningful work. Talk about an important role. Let's talk about your next career move. Due to our expanding business, UnitedHealth Group is seeking Clinical Administrative Coordinators who share our passion for helping others live healthier lives. As one of the world's leading health care companies, UnitedHealth Group is pursuing innovative new ways to operate our service centers and improve on our ability to deliver high-quality care. As part of our clinical support team, you will be a key component in customer satisfaction and have a responsibility to make every contact informative, productive and positive for our members and providers. You'll have the opportunity to do live outreach, educating members about program benefits and services while also helping to manage member cases. Bring your skills and talents to a role where you'll have the opportunity to make an impact on a huge scale. Take this opportunity and begin doing your life's best work.(sm)

 

Optum Medical Network (OMN) is a network of health care providers in the Southwest, whose mission is to connect and support providers by working together to deliver the most effective and compassionate care to each and every patient they serve.  Optum Medical Network’s focus is to do the right things for patients, physicians, and the community. Optum Medical Network’s Core Business is contracting directly with health insurers to deliver a highly personal care management and service model to their patients.  The current focus of Optum Medical Network is on seniors, and those with complex care needs, who most benefit from a high touch model of care.

 

This position will support our providers in the clinic setting by rooming patients, setting up rooms for minor procedures, taking patient telephone calls, and calling patients with test results. We are looking for people with high level customer service skills who will treat customers with professionalism, patience and compassion.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Performs any combination of the following duties under the direction of the provider to assist in the examination and treatment of patients
  • Interviews patients
  • Measures vital signs, such a pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight and height, and records information in the electronic health record
  • Prepares treatment rooms for the examination of patients
  • Drapes patient with covering and positions instruments and equipment
  • Hands instrument to provider as directed
  • Operates electrocardiograph (EKG), spirometer, DPN, flo check, and other equipment to administer routine diagnostic tests
  • Performs phlebotomy
  • Gives injections or treatments
  • Notifies patients of test results
  • Call, fax, or e-prescribe new prescriptions at the request of the prescriber
  • Authorizes prescription refills
  • Documents in the medical record when any of the above activities take place

Job Clinical Services Operations
Primary Location US-AZ-Phoenix
Other Location 
Organization OptumCare - AZ
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 1
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UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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