Medical Assistant

Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Here, you will find a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, talented peers, comprehensive benefits and career development opportunities. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as you help us advance health equity on a global scale. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together. Optumxe2x80x99s Pacific West region is redefining health care with a focus on health equity, affordability, quality, and convenience. From California to Oregon and Washington, we are focused on helping more than 2.5 million patients live healthier lives and helping the health system work better for everyone. At Optum Pacific West, we care. We care for our team members, our patients, and our communities. Join our culture of caring and make a positive and lasting impact on health care for millions. It is time to take your career to the next level. As a Medical Assistant at Optum, you will learn from health care experts as you work side by side to provide care for patients in a clinical setting. You will build meaningful relationships with patients, their family members, health care providers, and office staff while providing high-quality direct patient care. Wexe2x80x99ll offer you more than talent, resources, and can-do culture. We will provide you with the chance to improve the lives of others while helping improve the lives of millions. Primary Responsibilities: Deliver high-quality patient care through face-to-face, telephone, and electronic contact for examination, treatment, monitoring, and preparation for diagnostic tests or procedures Collect and document patient information, including vital signs, chief complaint, review of medications, allergies, health risk screen information, the status of extended care benefits, and other services Assist physicians and nursing personnel with injections, EKGs, phlebotomy, and other patient care procedures as directed Coordinate patient care as directed by physicians, company standards, and policies Assist with tasks, phone calls, and messages; document all actions taken Proper, concise, and complete EMR documentation and paper-based documentation for all assessments and procedures Prepare and clean patient rooms and set up instruments and equipment according to protocol while maintaining infection control Youxe2x80x99ll 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 diploma, GED or equivalent experience Completion of a Medical Assistant program BLS certification or willing to obtain by date of hire Preferred Qualifications: Phlebotomy certification 1+ years of experience working as a Medical Assistant Electronic Medical Records (EMR) experience Bilingual English and Spanish California Residents Only: The hourly range for California residents is $16.00 to $23.94 per hour. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, youxe2x80x99ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives. At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyonexe2x80x93of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and incomexe2x80x93deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes xe2x80x93 an enterprise priority reflected in our mission. 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 Type: Full-time Pay: $19.00 – $25.00 per hour Benefits: 401(k) AD&D insurance Dental insurance Employee assistance program Employee discount Employee stock purchase plan Health insurance Health savings account Life insurance Paid time off Referral program Tuition reimbursement Vision insurance Schedule: Monday to Friday Work setting: Clinic In-person Application Question(s): Do you have a current, nationally recognized Basic Life Support (BLS) and/or CPR certification/registration or are you able to obtain the designation within 30 days of employment? Do you have a current, nationally recognized Medical Assistant certification/registration or the ability to obtain the designation within 180 days of employment? Ability to Relocate: Pasadena, CA: Relocate before starting work (Required) Work Location: In person

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