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Certified Medical Assistant - Mobile Clinic Team - Fort Worth, TX more...
Location:Fort Worth, TX
Company:OptumCare
First posted:May 19, 2017
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The Certified Medical Assistant for the Mobile Team performs a variety of healthcare screening activities to assist providers in conducting quality clinics, including administering injections, diagnostic testing, phlebotomy, quality surveys and various other procedures. Delivers exceptional customer service and maintains established quality control standards. This position will work directly with our quality mobile team, contracted physician groups and staff in the respective markets as assigned.

Primary Responsibilities

Performs all duties within the scope of a Certified Medical Assistant (procedures, injections, diagnostic testing, phlebotomy)

Coordinates healthcare screening results as directed by providers, company standards, and policies

Travels with the mobile team to clinics and centralized locations to conduct screening clinics to support contracted physician network

Rooms patients according to company standards

Follows all physician office guidelines while conducting screening clinics onsite at contracted physician clinics

Arrives to all clinics as least 15 minutes early to introduce the team to the office staff and set up equipment in exam room designated for clinic

Organizes onsite clinics to ensure all equipment and supplies are on hand and set up in the exam rooms prior to receiving patients for screening appointment

Performs and completes all quality program health screenings per required metrics

Processes appropriate documents in an organized and accurate manner and copies all physicians on patient results and quality forms submitted

Reviews all patient screening forms to ensure all outstanding healthcare screenings are performed and reviews medical records to data mine and collect referral information for colon screenings, DM eye exams, mammograms and labs

Records patient care documentation in the medical records accurately and according to company policy

Conducts post audits on all information submitted to quality program to make sure information is complete and presented within the guidelines. Any items rejected due to noncompliance will be researched and resubmitted according to guidelines

Reviews all medical information, test results and survey questions prior to the patient leaving to ensure all information is captured

Presents abnormal results to the provider promptly to ensure there is not an emergent condition that needs immediate attention

Post clinic preparation of mobile team charts for faxing, filing and forwarding to the PCP offices

Compiles results and enters information into utilization reports for submission to management

Works as a liaison between mobile team, physician business managers, and contracted PCP offices to ensure all patient information is reported accurately and are completed. Offers solutions to improve quality goals

Coordinates with the providers and contracted PCP groups to ensure timely submission of their screenings to the DataRaps department

Maintains confidentiality of all materials handled within the department as well as proper release of patient information at all times

Maintains certifications (MA and CPR) and quality control standards

Participates in marketing events as determined by business need

Performs all other related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

High school graduate or GED equivalent

Current, nationally recognized Medical Assistant certification or registration required or the ability to obtain the certification within 180 days of employment hire date. Medical Assistant hired prior to receiving their certification are expected to perform at the same level as a certified Medical Assistant

Current BLS certification (through an approved American Heart Association Training Center or the Military Training Network) at time of hire or within 30 days of employment hire date

Basic computer literacy

Knowledge of medical terminology

Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations

Good communication and customer service skills

Ability to travel frequently within assigned market

Be flexible and adaptable to change

Must have reliable transportation for daily travel to various clinics as assigned

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 doctors diagnosis of disease
Preferred Qualifications

At least one year of experience as a Medical Assistant

Knowledge of ICD-10 and CPT coding

Graduation from an accredited Medical Assistant program

More than one year of related experience in a medical setting

Bilingual (English / Spanish)

Physical & Mental Requirements

Ability to lift, push or pull >35 lbs. with assistance

Ability to stand for extended periods of time

Ability to use fine motor skills to operate equipment and / or machinery

Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 90,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi - specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

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: MA, Medical Assistant, Certified, Fort Worth, TX, Texas

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