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Medical Assistant WellMed Tampa FL - 932115

Tampa, FL 33602
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    932115

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 lifes best work.(sm)

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Duties include: Provides support to the Palliative Care team. 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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This position is not patient facing role. You will be based on our Administrative office located at TAMPA - 500 WESTSHORE BLVD. Monday-Friday: 8am-5pm.

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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Provide telephonic patient outreach and patient experience calls
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  • Maintain established quality control standards
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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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  • Telephone 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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  • Collaborate and work closely with LPN in supporting Palliative Care team
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  • Ability to work independently
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  • Performs all other related duties as assigned
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"Youll 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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  • High school diploma or GED
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  • Current, nationally recognized Medical Assistant certification or registration or the ability to obtain the designation within 180 days of employment
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  • Current CPR and/or BLS certification or the ability to attain the certification within 30 days of employment
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  • Knowledge of medical terminology
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  • 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 doctors diagnosis of disease
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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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  • 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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Preferred Qualifications:

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  • 1+ years of experience as a Medical Assistant or related experience in a medical office setting
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  • ICD-9 / 10 and CPT coding experience
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  • Microsoft experience, including strong excel skills
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  • Bilingual (English / Spanish) language proficiency
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If the hired individual resides in Florida (office based or telecommuting) this position requires the AHCA Level II background check (fingerprinting) by the State of Florida for all clinicians that have direct face to face contact with members OR employees who will have access to confidential patient data and will require renewal every five years.

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Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 380,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've 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 do your life's best work.(sm)

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WellMed was founded in 1990 with a vision of being a physician-led company that could change the face of healthcare delivery for seniors. Through the WellMed Care Model, we specialize in helping our patients stay healthy by providing the care they need from doctors who care about them. We partner with multiple Medicare Advantage health plans in Texas and Florida and look forward to continuing growth.

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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: Administrative Medical Assistant, Medical Assistant, CCMA, Telephonic, Microsoft Excel, Managed Care, Palliative, Geriatric, Data Collection, Patient Outreach, Tampa, FL, Florida

Posted: 2021-05-25 Expires: 2021-06-24

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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