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Medical Assistant WellMed Spring Creek - 904408

Plano, TX 75074
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    904408
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 achieveyour life's best work. (sm)

TheMedical 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 provider (TX) or physician (FL)
Dutiesinclude: 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.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Performsall 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
  • Recordspatient care documentation in the medical record accurately and in a timely manner
  • Coordinatespatient care as directed by physicians, company standards and policies
  • Respectspatient confidentiality at all times and treats patients with courtesy and respect
  • Organizesexam and treatment rooms, stocks and cleans rooms and sterilizes instruments
  • Practicesstandard infection control precautions
  • Telephoneandin-person screening limited to intake and gathering of information without requiring the exercise of judgment based on clinical knowledge
  • Supportsand follows Standard Delegation of Orders (SDO)
  • Performsall 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:

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  • Highschool graduate or GED equivalent
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  • Current,nationally recognized Medical Assistant certificationorthe ability to obtain thecertification 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.
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  • CurrentBLS certification (through an approved American Heart Association Training Center or the Military Training Network) at time of hire or within 30 days of hire
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  • Basiccomputerliteracy, with intermediate Excel skills
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  • Knowledgeof medical terminology
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  • Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained
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  • You will be provisioned with appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and are required to perform this role with patients and members on site, as this is an essential function of this role
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Preferred Qualifications:
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  • 1+ year of experience as a Medical Assistant
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  • Knowledgeof ICD-10 and CPT coding
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  • Bilingual
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  • Good communication and customer service skills
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  • Experience reacting calmly and effectively in emergency situations
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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:BLS, ICD-10, CPT, Bilingual, CMS, Medical Assistant, MALCDCBDriver2019, Plano, Addison, Garland, Richardson, Frisco, Allen, Texas, TX

Posted: 2020-12-11 Expires: 2021-03-28

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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