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UnitedHealth Group Medical Assistant Primary Care 4C Medical - Maricopa, AZ in Maricopa, Arizona

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)

4C Medical Group, Part of OptumCare, is a primary care driven integrated healthcare delivery network that provides quality care to patients in a variety of settings. We strive to achieve our mission of helping people live healthier lives and making the health system work better for everyone by hiring culturally aligned individuals to add to our family. Our core values of Communication, Compassion, Competence, and Camaraderie provide a foundation for our growth and for our vision. Together with OptumCare, we are looking for motivated individuals ready to join a dynamic team to help us build the premier physician-driven and patient-centric healthcare organization in Arizona.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Performs clinical and administrative medical assistant duties including but not limited to; greet patients, prepare charts (EHR), prepare patients and exam rooms, take histories and vital signs, give injections, provide basic wound care, perform EKG's, triage patients and advise patients of test results and care plans

  • Provide education about health preservation, disease prevention and disease self - management

  • Participate in preventative care reminder programs

  • Assist patient in procurement of medical supplies

  • Use of technology to assist with all aspects of patient care; electronic health record documentation, disease registry, documentation prompts and standing order protocols

  • Maintain clinical supplies and equipment

  • Attend required meetings and participate in a constructive manner as a team player

  • Participate in periodic in - services to enhance and increase clinical skills

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

  • Graduate from an accredited Medical Assistant program or 3+ years of military medical experience

  • CPR certification or willing to obtain within 30 days of hire

  • Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client or patient sites within a designated area

  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1+ year of experience in an ambulatory care setting preferred

  • Electronic Medical Records (EMR) experience

  • Bilingual English and Spanish

  • Office Laboratory Assistant (OLA) certification

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

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care 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: 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.

OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment

Job Keywords: medical assistant, family practice, patient care, Maricopa, AZ, Arizona