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Medical Assistant

Company: Optum
Location: Everett
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

These positions are eligible for sign-on bonuses!

The Everett Clinic is seeking Medical Assistants (MA) to join their team. We have multiple positions (with various of work schedules) in 27 locations across Snohomish, Skagit and Whatcom counties.

The Medical Assistant functions as an integral member of the healthcare team to deliver exceptional patient care. Under general supervision the Medical Assistant works with all members of the departmental health care team providing assistance to patients over the telephone and direct interaction when working with patient flow.

Work schedule/status: We provide a wide variety of work schedules (40 hours per week, part time, float, and per diem)

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment.
Schedules all appointments and/or procedures following established scheduling guidelines
Verifies, schedules and updates pertinent patient information across TEC systems (EPIC).
Collects data relevant for processing patient requests from patients directly or other care team members.
Communicates patient concerns or changes in patient's health status to physician or registered nurse.
Assists in the coordination of clerical information necessary to provide patient care i.e. referrals, assisting patients with appointments, assists patients with the arrangement of tests and treatments prescribed by physician, or registered nurse, preps prescription refills, enters/gathers patient information regarding Prior Authorizations
Registers new patients according to standard work documentation
Advises patients of their responsibilities regarding insurance and referral information.
Assist with indirect and direct patient care, ensuring smooth work and patient flow within the department.
Requirements :
Active Interim or Medical Assistant Certified (MA-C) through the Washington State Department of Health.
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers (through the American Heart Association).
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.
UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status

UHG will adhere to all federal and local regulations as well as client requirement and will obtain necessary proof of vaccinations prior to employment to ensure compliance

Employees are required to screen for symptoms using an approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe.

Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a worksite building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained.

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Benefits Overview
Health, vision and dental benefits
Paid time off
Life insurance
For additional provider (Physician, Physician Assistant and Nurse Practitioner) benefits click here.

Keywords: Optum, Everett , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Everett, Washington

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