Medical Assistant - Resident Education Department

UnitedHealth Group Apex, NV 2019-07-06
It is time to take your career to the next level. In this Medical Assistant role, you will learn from health care experts as you work side by side to provide care for patients in a clinic setting. At OptumCare, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of business, you will build meaningful relationships with patients, their family members, health care providers and office staff while providing high quality direct patient care. We’ll offer you more than talent, resources and can-do culture. We’ll offer you a chance to improve the lives of others while helping improve the lives of millions.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Perform patient care activities to assist physicians and nursing personnel, including procedures, injections, EKGs, phlebotomy
  • Record patient care documentation in the medical record
  • Coordinate patient care as directed by physicians, company standards and policies
  • Organize exam and treatment rooms and sterilize instruments
The pace is fast and you’ll need be comfortable managing multiple priorities. You may be required to work in different locations, so scheduling flexibility is essential.

Required Qualifications:
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant school or minimum three (3) years’ experience in the military as a Medical Assistant or equivalent required.
  • Current CPR certificate OR willingness to obtain it in 30 days
  • At least one year of experience as a Medical Assistant
  • Access to reliable transportation
  • Prior experience in Adult Medicine, OBGyn, or Pediatrics
Preferred Qualifications:


  • Working knowledge of health insurance: HMO, PPO, Medicare and Medicaid
  • More than one year of related experience in a medical setting
  • Bilingual Spanish/English proficiency
  • EMR and/or NextGen experience
  • Primary Care, IM or Urgent Care experience

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.

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.

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