UnitedHealth Group Medical Assistant, MA, “Mobile Team”, Healthcare, WellMed - Corpus Christi, TX in Kingsville, Texas
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At WellMed, now part of Optum and the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, we focus on prevention and the complete coordination of care for our patients.
Join us and you’ll be part of a team dedicated to patient-centered, safe and effective health care.
Your skills and talents will make an important impact on our patients while you open doors for yourself that simply do not exist in any other organization.
The Medical Assistant for the Mobile Team performs a variety of healthcare screening activities to assist providers in conducting quality clinics, including administering injections, diagnostic testing, phlebotomy, quality surveys and various other procedures.
Delivers exceptional customer service and maintains established quality control standards. This position will work directly with our quality mobile team, contracted physician groups and staff in the respective markets as assigned. Primary Responsibilities: Performs all duties within the scope of a Medical Assistant’s practice.
Operates diagnostic equipment (cannot interpret tests), remove staples from superficial wounds, changes wound dressing and obtains cultures, administers non-intravenous medication, performs simple specimen collection via noninvasive techniques and collects blood specimens via venipuncture or via capillary, performs EKGs.
Performs quality control checks on equipment.
Prepares and sterilizes medical equipment using the autoclave.
Rooms patients according to policy and procedures, prepares patient for examination Records patient care documentation in the medical record accurately and in a timely manner.
Coordinates patient care as directed by physicians, company standards and policies.
Respects patient confidentiality at all times and treats patients with courtesy and respect.
Organizes exam and treatment rooms, stocks and cleans rooms and sterilizes instruments.
Practices standard infection control precautions Telephone and in-person screening limited to intake and gathering of information without requiring the exercise of judgment based on clinical knowledge Supports and follows Standard Delegation of Orders (SDO) Performs all other related duties as assigned This position will support the WellMed “Mobile Team” - Located near Staples St and Ayers Blvd.
/ Some local travel will be needed.
The pace is fast and you’ll need to be comfortable managing multiple priorities.
You may be required to work in multiple locations, so scheduling flexibility is essential.
You must also be able to respond calmly and effectively in emergency situations. 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.
Current BLS and/or CPR certification (through an approved American Heart Association Training Center or the Military Training Network) at time of hire or within 30 days of hire Basic computer literacy, with intermediate Excel skills Knowledge of medical terminology Reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and/or patient sites within a designated area 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: 1+ years of experience as a Medical Assistant Knowledge of ICD-10 and CPT coding Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations Good communication and customer service skills Transforming health care and millions of lives starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring.
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Medical Assistant, MA, “Mobile Team”, Healthcare, WellMed - Corpus Christi, TX Texas-Corpus Christi 763928