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Medical Assistant WellMed Podiatry - 918584

San Antonio, TX 78205
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    918584

Job Summary

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The Medical Assistant (MA) participates in providing patient care at the appropriate skill level. They have a duty to provide a standard of care that meets or exceeds that of a reasonably competent and knowledgeable Medical Assistant. The MA performs duties within their scope of practice delegated by, and under the supervision of, a provideror physician

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Duties include: Organizes the clinical environment and provides support in patient care situations. Support includes but is not limited to assisting physicians and nursing personnel, including those skills listed under Job Functions below along with various other procedures under the direct supervision and responsibility of a medical provider. The MA assists in identifying patient needs or problems and communicating data to the provider or other members of the clinical team. The MA delivers quality customer service. Ensures policy and procedures are followed including infection control, privacy and confidentiality. Completes mandatory training

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Essential Job Functions

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  • Performs all duties within the scope of a Medical Assistants standards of 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.
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  • Rooms patients according to policy and procdures, prepares patient for examination
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  • Records patient care documentation in the medical record accurately and in a timely manner.
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  • Coordinates patient care as directed by physicians, company standards and policies.
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  • Respects patient confidentiality at all times and treats patients with courtesy and respect.\\
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  • Organizes exam and treatment rooms, stocks and cleans rooms and sterilizes instruments.
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  • Practices standard infection control precautions
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  • Telephone and in-person screening limited to intake and gathering of information without requiring the exercise of judgment based on clinical knowledge
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  • Supports and follows Standard Delegation of Orders (SDO)
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  • Performs all other related duties as assigned
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The pace is fast and youll need to be comfortable managing multiple priorities. You may be required to travel once a week to a different clinic, so scheduling flexibility is essential. You must also be able to respond calmly and effectively in emergency situations.

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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.

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Required Qualifications:

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  • Highschool graduate or GED
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  • 1+ year of experience as a Medical Assistant or related experience in a medical setting
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  • Current,nationally recognized Medical Assistant certificationorthe ability to obtain thecertification within 180 days of employment
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  • CurrentCPR and / or BLS certification or ability to obtain certification within 30 days of hire
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  • Knowledgeof medical terminology
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  • Basic computer literacy required, with intermediate Excel skills
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  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations required.
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  • Good communication and customer service skills required.
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Preferred Qualifications:

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  • ICD-10 and CPT coding experience
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  • Bilingual (English / Spanish)
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  • Microsoft experience
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Careers with WellMed.Our focus is simple. Were innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. Were impacting 550,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. Weve 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 doyour lifes best work.(sm)

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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.

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UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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Job Keywords:Certified Medical Assistant, CMA, Medical Assistant, MA, Registered Medical Assistant, RMA, Clinic, Primary Care, Adult Medicine, Internal Medicine,Geriatric, Family Practice, San Antonio, TX, Texas

Posted: 2021-06-07 Expires: 2021-07-07

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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