Medical Assistant - Highlands Ranch, CO
Highlands Ranch, CO 
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Job Description

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with 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 reliable. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work. (sm)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist providers with examinations, minor surgical procedures and physicals
  • May be required to perform certain tasks alone as instructed. These procedures may include but are not limited to:
    • Medical Duties: Injections, sterile field set up, EKG, application of dressings and splints, PFT's, mass removal, flexible sigmoidoscopy, pap smears, pulse oximetry, orthostatic blood pressures, audiograms, spirometry, eye testing and care of basic lacerations
    • Laboratory Duties: venipuncture, urinalysis, pregnancy tests, rapid strep and flu tests, mono and blood glucose, FIT testing
  • Care of emergency walk-in patients. Assist patients anytime need is apparent
  • Schedule patients for ancillary testing, therapy, specialist visits and hospital admissions
  • Assist with triage of telephone calls for providers
  • Take pharmacy messages for prescription refills and process according to office procedures
  • Assist with maintenance of patients' files, records and other information
  • Assemble patient information packets and monitor inventory of packets
  • Work closely with all insurance companies
  • Assist with ordering of medical supplies
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

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.

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Certified medical assistant or graduate from an accredited medical assistant program
  • CPR certified or willing to obtain certification within 30 days of employment
  • 1+ years of medical assistant experience in patient care
  • Microsoft Office proficiency

Preferred Qualification:

  • Experience with electronic health records

UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.

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)

Colorado Residents Only: The hourly range for Colorado residents is $15.00 to $22.02. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. As of the date of this posting, In addition to your salary, UHG offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Health, dental, and vision plans; wellness program; flexible spending accounts; paid parking or public transportation costs; 401(k) retirement plan; employee stock purchase plan; life insurance, short-term disability insurance, and long-term disability insurance; business travel accident insurance; Employee Assistance Program; PTO; and employee-paid critical illness and accident insurance.

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, CPR, Electronic Health Records, Highlands Ranch, CO, Colorado

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1+ years
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