UnitedHealth Group Sr Medical Assistant - WellMed PSU - El Paso, TX in El Paso, Texas

Let’s talk about meaningful work, an important role and a career move that can transform your future. At WellMed, now part of Optum and the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, we focus on prevention and the complete coordination of care for our patients. Join us and you’ll be part of a team dedicated to patient-centered, safe and effective health care. Your skills and talents will make an important impact on our patients while you open doors for yourself that simply do not exist in any other organization.

The Sr. Certified Medical Assistant (Sr. CMA) participates in planning, providing, and evaluating 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 Sr. CMA performs duties within their scope of practice delegated by, and under the supervision of, a provider (TX) or physician (FL).

*Local travel for as part of Provide Support Unit*

*Mileage Reimbursement & Premium Pay Differential*

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist physicians and nursing personnel with injections, EKGs, phlebotomy and other patient care procedures

  • Maintain established quality control standards

  • Record and process patient care documentation quickly and accurately

  • Coordinate patient care as directed by physicians, company standards and policies

  • Organize, stock and clean exam and treatment rooms and sterilize instruments

  • Maintains quality control standards and required Medical Assistant and CPR certifications

The pace is fast and you’ll need to be comfortable managing multiple priorities. You may be required to work in multiple locations, so scheduling flexibility is essential. You must also be able to respond calmly and effectively in emergency situations.

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED

  • 5+ years of experience as a Certified Medical Assistant

  • Current, valid nationally recognized Medical Assistant Certification

  • Current CPR and/or BLS certification

  • Knowledge of medical terminology

  • 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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) language proficiency

  • ICD-9/10 and CPT coding experience

  • Microsoft experience

  • Travel (if applicable) Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and/or patient sites within a designated area

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 240,000+ 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)

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: Certified Medical Assistant, CMA, Medical Assistant, MA, Registered Medical Assistant, RMA, Clinic, Primary Care, Adult Medicine, Ambulatory Care, Internal Medicine, Senior, El Paso, Texas, TX