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Medical Assistant - WellMed Saratoga - Corpus Christi, TX

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

$750 Sign-on Bonus for External Candidates

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)

Primary Responsibilities:
Performs all duties within the scope of a Certified Medical Assistant (procedures, injections, diagnostic testing, phlebotomy)
Coordinates healthcare screening results as directed by providers, company standards, and policies
Travels with the mobile team to clinics and centralized locations to conduct screening clinics to support contracted physician network
Rooms patients according to company standards
Follows all physician office guidelines while conducting screening clinics onsite at contracted physician clinics
Arrives to all clinics as least 15 minutes early to introduce the team to the office staff and set up equipment in exam room designated for clinic
Organizes onsite clinics to ensure all equipment and supplies are on hand and set up in the exam rooms prior to receiving patients for screening appointments
Performs and completes all quality program health screenings per required metrics
Processes appropriate documents in an organized and accurate manner and copies all physicians on patient results and quality forms submitted
Reviews all patient screening forms to ensure all outstanding healthcare screenings are performed and reviews medical records to data mine and collect referral information for colon screenings, DM eye exams, mammograms and labs
Records patient care documentation in the medical records accurately and according to company policy
Conducts post audits on all information submitted to quality program to make sure information is complete and presented within the guidelines. Any items rejected due to noncompliance will be researched and resubmitted according to guidelines
Reviews all medical information, test results and survey questions prior to the patient leaving to ensure all information is captured
Presents abnormal results to the provider promptly to ensure there is not an emergent condition that needs immediate attention
Post clinic preparation of mobile team charts for faxing, filing and forwarding to the PCP offices
Compiles results and enters information into utilization reports for submission to management
Works as a liaison between mobile team, physician business managers, and contracted PCP offices to ensure all patient information is reported accurately and are completed. Offers solutions to improve quality goals
Coordinates with the providers and contracted PCP groups to ensure timely submission of their screenings to the DataRaps department
Maintains confidentiality of all materials handled within the department, as well as, proper release of patient information at all times
Maintains certifications (MA and CPR) and quality control standards
Participates in marketing events as determined by business need
Performs all other related duties as assigned

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:
High school graduate or GED equivalent
Current, nationally recognized Medical Assistant certification or registration or obtain the designation within 90 days of employment hire date
Current CPR certification or obtain certification within 30 days of employment hire date
Basic computer literacy
Knowledge of medical terminology
ICD-9 and CPT coding
Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations
Good communication and customer service skills
Ability to travel frequently within assigned market
Be flexible and adaptable to change
Reliable transportation for daily travel to various clinics as assigned

Preferred Qualifications:
Graduation from an accredited Medical Assistant program
1+ years of experience as a Medical Assistant
1+ years of related experience in a medical setting
Bilingual (English/Spanish)

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

Job Keywords: -Medical Assistant, WellMed, Optum, Corpus Christi, TX, Texas

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