Senior Medical Assistant Integration

Optum
Published
July 14, 2022
Location
United States
Category
Other  
Job Type
Work Setting
In-office

Description

  • Travels to various assigned clinics to provide MA supervision, support and training in acquired clinics to support the integration process
  • Provides supervision, support and serves as an on-going consultant resource to the acquired clinic to ensure performance goals are met
  • Engages the providers and staff as an early adopter and mentor of the changes being implemented in the company
  • Engages integration team to provide appropriate resources for training, tools and support to the clinic team to reach desired optimal state of operation
  • Builds and maintains relationships across business groups and cross functional teams, including PSR’s, MA’s, RN/LVN’s, APC’s, Physicians and leadership
  • Ensures integration timelines are met in accordance with the approved project plan
  • Supervises and serves as a Integration practice consultant assisting clinical staff in defining and executing appropriate workflows based on introduction of new processes
  • Demonstrates a subject matter expert knowledge of and ability to perform skills within the scope of a Certified Medical Assistant, including but not limited to, procedures, injections, screenings, EKGs and phlebotomy. Able to adjust to clinic activities that often vary from day to day
  • Performs, supervises and trains the standard tasks associated with patient care with minimal oversight from supervisor:
    • Prepares charts prior to clinic sessions, ensures all specialist reports and test results are documented and available for physician review. Processes appropriate documents in an organized and accurate fashion
    • Rooms patients according to company standards, updates medication lists and completes screenings as indicated
    • Records patient care documentation in the medical record accurately and in a timely manner
    • Assists the provider during patient visits, including documenting portions of the visit in the electronic medical record while the provider is examining the patient.  Requires active listening and the ability to accurately capture the provider’s instructions
  • Performs, supervises, trains and coordinates patient care as directed by physicians, company standards and policies.  Includes, but is not limited to, scheduling appointments, faxing prescriptions and calling patients after the visit to ensure the patient has been able to access care
  • Utilizes Motivational Interview skills to assist patients in setting short term health goals and developing self-management skills
  • Demonstrates an ability to organize tasks and solve routine problems independently, works with Integrations Manager to solve more complex problems
  • Organizes exam and treatment rooms, stocks and cleans rooms following the appropriate guidelines and provides training to the clinic staff and providers on these guidelines
  • Must maintain Medical Assistant and CPR certifications and keep current/valid
  • Performs when required as a Clinic Integration Manager
  • Act as a supervisor, coach, teacher and role model to all of the clinic staff and providers being integrated by being an exemplar of the mission, values, culture and philosophy of the enterprise
  • Proficient in eCW, and will rapidly develop a basic working knowledge of the acquisition EMR
  • Performs all other related duties 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 graduate or GED equivalent
  • Current, valid nationally recognized Medical Assistant Certification
  • Current, valid BLS certification
  • 4+ years of experience as a Certified Medical Assistant
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • ICD-10 and CPT coding
  • Computer literacy and the ability to master new applications and electronic medical records
  • Extensive travel throughout WellMed markets – approx. 90% travel
  • 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
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation

Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduation from an accredited Medical Assistant program
  • Experience with WellMed Care Model and processes
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) verbal and written proficiency
  • Ability and willingness to work with a mature/senior population in healthcare
  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations
  • Solid interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Excellent written, verbal and communication skills

Physical & Mental Requirements

  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds
  • Ability to push or pull heavy objects using up to 25 pounds of force
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to use fine motor skills to operate equipment and/or machinery
  • Ability to receive and comprehend instructions verbally and/or in writing
  • Ability to use logical reasoning for simple and complex problem solving
  • Occasionally requires exposure to communicable diseases or bodily fluids
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