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Medical Assistant Gastroenterology - Colorado Springs, CO

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

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 is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There is no room for error. If you are looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

At OptumCare innovative thinking is just as important. Our unique team of health care providers are an emerging and important part of Optum and the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses. Our approach is designed to help physicians and other providers deliver the right care at the right time in the right setting. That takes smart ideas and incredible teamwork. And thats where you come in. In this role, youll support a clinical team thats helping patients in new and better ways while giving them a generous helping of compassion and respect.

Primary Responsibilities:

* Perform patient care activities to assist physicians and nursing personnel, including procedures, injections, EKGs, and phlebotomy

* Show patients to exam rooms according to company standards

* 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

Youll need to be able to work a flexible schedule in multiple locations, while managing multiple priorities. Youll find the pace fast and the patient - centered environment inspiring.

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.

* Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) or Registered Medical Assistant (RMA)

* Current CPR card OR willing to obtain in 30 days

* ICD - 9 and CPT coding experience

* Working knowledge of health insurance: HMO, PPO, Medicare, and Medicaid

* Access to reliable transportation

* 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+ years of experience in an ambulatory care setting or has completed or is actively enrolled in the MA externship program with OptumCare

* Bilingual (English / Spanish) language proficiency

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)

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. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, youll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives

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, Colorado Springs, CO, Colorado

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, Colorado Springs , Medical Assistant Gastroenterology - Colorado Springs, CO, Healthcare , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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