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OptumCare Medical Assistant - West Valley City, UT

UnitedHealth Group

West Valley City, UT
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761439 OptumCare Medical Assistant West Valley City UT

OptumCare Medical Assistant - West Valley City, UT (761439)

Position 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 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 seniors in a clinic setting. You will build meaningful relationships with seniors, 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 aging population. We offer  the benefits of working for a Fortune 6 company - career opportunities, great benefits, paid time off, and more! The successful candidate will have a certification from a Medical Assistant program, demonstrate an ability to communicate effectively, and have the ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations. 
Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for collection and documentation of patient information to include vital signs, chief complaint, review of medications, allergies, health risk screen information, status of extended care benefits and other services
  • Assist with phone calls and messages. Document all calls and actions taken
  • Direct patients to team member that would resolve issues prior to and after the primary care appointment
  • Participate in monitoring of patients with chronic disease and extended care benefits including verification of eligibility and status of services
  • Function as member of the interdisciplinary team to facilitate care
  • Assist RN with coordination/completion of patient care plans
  • Assist co-workers with duties when requested, to include, but not limited to floating to other areas

Required Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • 1+ years experience in medical field
  • Certified Medical Assistant or graduate from an accredited Medical Assistant program.   
  • BLS / CPR certified or willing to obtain upon hire
  • Ability to perform complex medical assistant tasks including test / treatments within the clinical scope
  • Basis computer proficiency i.e. Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and Outlook

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills, excellent phone etiquette and customer service skills.
  • Strong computer skills. 

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system 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: 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.  

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Job Details

  • Contest Number761439
  • Job TitleOptumCare Medical Assistant - West Valley City, UT
  • Job FamilyHealthcare Delivery
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

  • West Valley City, UT
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelYes, 25 % of the Time
  • 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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