At Optum, we share what might be seen as a surprisingly simple goal: making the health system work better for everyone. We look for people who relentlessly push themselves to go farther. For these high performers, a position on a team at Optum, a business of UnitedHealth Group, is a natural fit. We offer more than the talent, resources and can-do culture - we offer a place to improve the lives of others while doing your life's best work.(sm) Optum Care Medical Group serve the communities within Orange and southern Los Angeles counties. The combined medical group is composed of 15 practices with more than 90 physicians and mid-level providers. From pediatric and adolescent medicine, to adult and senior care, Optum Care Medical Group strive to provide a higher level of service through our unique, patient-driven model. In this Senior Medical Assistant role, you will assist in the care of the patient by following through on Provider orders for treatments. Schedule- Mon-Fri: 8am-5pm, Alternating Saturdays: 8:30am-12:30pm Primary Responsibilities: Individuals may be responsible for taking the patients vital signs, conducting blood draws Individuals in this function typically have certification or are working towards their certification as a Medical Assistant May also be responsible for overseeing and participating in day to day clinical care of patients Employees are involved in direct patient care (in a clinic, in-home care, etc.)
Required Qualifications:High School Diploma or GED equivalent Graduated from an accredited Medical Assistant program 2+ years of back office Medical Assistant experience Current CPR card for Healthcare Professionals (BLS) or willing to obtainPreferred Qualifications:Experience working in Family Practice and / or Urgent Care practice working with adults and children EMR experience Experience in working with HMO, PPO, Medicare and CalOptima payers Bilingual English / SpanishCareers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)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 Keywords: Medical assistant, lead, Senior, family practice, urgent care, bilingual Spanish, CA, Foothill Ranch, California
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need... at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.