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Medical Assistant - USMD Medical Clinic- Denton, TX

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Denton, TX
Date:
12/08/2017
2017-12-082018-01-06
Job Code:
742413
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742413 Medical Assistant USMD Medical Clinic Denton TX

Medical Assistant - USMD Medical Clinic- Denton, TX (742413)

Position Description

USMD part of OptumCare is a multi-specialty group of hospital, clinics and physicians. USMD serves the Dallas - Fort Worth metropolitan area with more than 250 physicians and associate practitioners, and provides healthcare services to patients in more than 20 different specialties at its 2 hospitals, 4 cancer treatment centers and nearly 50 physician clinics, many of which are multi-specialty.
 
The Certified Medical Assistant will take general supervision and according to established policies and procedures, provides medical / nursing assistance under the direction of physician or nursing staff within their certified capabilities. In addition, of consent for treatment form, recording patient information, and scanning. Practices exceptional customer service, answers phone, and assists with the daily operations of the clinic. Communicates and coordinates information in a knowledgeable and courteous manner with staff, patients, and families. Maintains confidentiality with patients, staff, and guests. 
 
Hours: Monday - Friday 7:00am - 6:00pm, no nights, weekends or holidays.
 
Primary Responsibilities:
  •  Escorts patients to exam rooms interviews patient, measures vital signs (including weight, blood pressure, pulse and temperature) and documents in patient’s chart
  • Record patients’ medical history, health maintenance and chief complaint
  • Document all patient related communication and interventions in patient’s EMR
  • Where applicable, perform phlebotomy and other specimen collection in accordance with Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) standards, including control testing
  • Coordinate out-patient testing and referrals, as well as hospital pre-admission when necessary
  • Maintain all logs and required checks (i.e. refrigerator temperatures, emergency medications, expired medications, oxygen, equipment sterilization, etc.)
  • Prepare, restock, and disinfect examination rooms, procedure rooms, lab area, and all other patient care areas at scheduled intervals, and as needed
  • Take telephone and e-mail messages, as well as medication refill requests, from patients and provide feedback and answers to patient / physician / pharmacy per physician protocol
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times according to USMD policy and procedures and HIPPA requirements
  • Perform other duties as assigned by office supervisor, site manager, or practice administrator
Required Qualifications:
  • High School Graduate or GED
  • Current, nationally recognized Medical Assistant certification or the ability to obtain the certification 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
  • RMA (Registered Medical Assistant) or CMA (Certified Medical Assistant)
  • 1+ years of hands on clinical experience working with a licensed physician or provider in a multi-specialty, family practice or internal medicine clinic
  • 1+ years of phlebotomy skills
  • 1+ years of giving injections
  • BLS / CPR certified, upon hire
  • Working knowledge of medical terminology
  • Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walking with the ability to move or lift at least fifty pounds
  • Requires availability to work overtime when needed
  • 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 doctor's diagnosis of disease
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Strong computer skills: Microsoft Office
  • EMR - Nextgen experience
  • 3+ years of hands on clinical experience working with a licensed physician or provider in a multi-specialty, family practice or internal medicine clinic
Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 90,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've 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 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: Certified Medical Assistant, military medical assistant, Medical Assistant, EMR, CPR, ambulatory care, USMD, USMD Medical Clinic, Healthcare, Bilingual, MA, CMA, RMA, Patient Service, Care Technician, Denton, TX, Texas

Job Details

  • Contest Number742413
  • Job TitleMedical Assistant - USMD Medical Clinic- Denton, TX
  • Job FamilyHealthcare Delivery
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

  • Denton, TX
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusNon-exempt

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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