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Medical Assistant Mobile Clinic San Antonio

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Marion
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

$2,200 Sign-On Bonus Potential for External Candidates
Incentive Bonus 2 times a year
18 days of PTO & Closed on Major Holidays
MA Certification Fee Reimbursement - 401K Match
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-**PLEASE NOTE** The Sign-On Bonus potential is only available to external candidates.------Candidates who are currently working for a UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare or a related entity in a full time, part time, or per diem basis ("Internal Candidates") are not eligible to receive a Sign On Bonus. -The Sign-On Bonus potential is based on satisfactory performance and paid in increments over the first year of employment.
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Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing -your life's best work.(sm)
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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 life's best work.(sm)
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The -Medical Assistant -for the PSU 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.
**LOCAL TRAVEL DAILY required. Mileage reimbursement & Premium Pay**
Primary Responsibilities:


  • Performs all duties within the scope of a Certified Medical Assistant (procedures, injections, diagnostic testing, phlebotomy)
  • Coordinates healthcare screening results as directed by providers, company standards, and policies
  • Travels with the mobile team to clinics and centralized locations to conduct screening clinics to support contracted physician network
  • Rooms patients according to company standards
  • Follows all physician office guidelines while conducting screening clinics onsite at contracted physician clinics
  • Arrives to all clinics as least 15 minutes early to introduce the team to the office staff and set up equipment in exam room designated for clinic
  • Organizes onsite clinics to ensure all equipment and supplies are on hand and set up in the exam rooms prior to receiving patients for screening appointments
  • Performs and completes all quality program health screenings per required metrics
  • Processes appropriate documents in an organized and accurate manner and copies all physicians on patient results and quality forms submitted
  • Reviews all patient screening forms to ensure all outstanding healthcare screenings are performed and reviews medical records to data mine and collect referral information for colon screenings, DM eye exams, mammograms and labs
  • Records patient care documentation in the medical records accurately and according to company policy
  • Conducts post audits on all information submitted to quality program to make sure information is complete and presented within the guidelines. Any items rejected due to noncompliance will be researched and resubmitted according to guidelines
  • Reviews all medical information, test results and survey questions prior to the patient leaving to ensure all information is captured
  • Presents abnormal results to the provider promptly to ensure there is not an emergent condition that needs immediate attention
  • Post clinic preparation of mobile team charts for faxing, filing and forwarding to the PCP offices
  • Compiles results and enters information into utilization reports for submission to management
  • Works as a liaison between mobile team, physician business managers, and contracted PCP offices to ensure all patient information is reported accurately and are completed. Offers solutions to improve quality goals
  • Coordinates with the providers and contracted PCP groups to ensure timely submission of their screenings to the DataRaps department
  • Maintains confidentiality of all materials handled within the department, as well as proper release of patient information at all times
  • Maintains certifications (MA and CPR) and quality control standards
  • Participates in marketing events as determined by business need
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned
  • This position is a major part to the "PSU Team". The main office is located near Network Blvd., 78249 / Medical Ctr

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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:

    • High school graduate or GED equivalent
    • 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
    • Proven basic computer literacy, with intermediate Excel skills
    • Demonstrated knowledge of medical terminology
    • ICD-10 -and CPT coding experience
    • Access to reliable transportation for daily travel to various clinics as assigned
    • Valid driver's license within the state of work
    • 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
    • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation

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      Preferred Qualifications:

      • Graduated from an accredited Medical Assistant program
      • 1+ years of experience as a Medical Assistant
      • 1+ years of related experience in a medical setting
      • Bilingual (English/Spanish)
      • Demonstrated ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations
      • Proven excellent -communication and customer service skills
      • Flexible and adaptable to change

        Physical & Mental Requirements:

        • Ability to lift, push or pull > 35 lbs. with assistance
        • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
        • Ability to use fine motor skills to operate equipment and/or machinery
        • Ability to receive and comprehend instructions verbally and/or in writing
        • Ability to use logical reasoning for simple and complex problem solving
        • Occasionally requires exposure to communicable diseases or bodily fluids
        • Ability to discriminate shades of color when reading dipstick

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          -To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment
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          Careers at OptumCare. -We're on a mission to change the face of health care. As the largest health and wellness business in the US, we help 58 million people navigate the health care system, finance their health care needs and achieve their health and well-being goals. Fortunately, we have a team of the best and brightest minds on the planet to make it happen. Together we're creating the most innovative ideas and comprehensive strategies to help heal the health care system and create a brighter future for us all. Join us and learn why there is no better place to do -your life's best work.(sm)
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          OptumCare is committed to creating an environment where physicians focus on what they do best: care for their patients. To do so, OptumCare provides administrative and business support services to both owned and affiliated medical practices which are part of OptumCare. Each medical practice part and their physician employees have complete authority with regards to all medical decision-making and patient care. OptumCare's support services do not interfere with or control the practice of medicine by the medical practices or any of their physicians.
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          Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers 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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          OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
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