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Medical Assistant (Front Office) - OCMG- Vista, CA

UHG - VISTA, California

Posted: 11/15/2018

Optum Care Medical Group serve the communities within Orange and southern Los Angeles counties. The combined medical group is composed of 15 practices with more than 90 physicians and mid-level providers. From pediatric and adolescent medicine, to adult and senior care, Optum Care Medical Group strive to provide a higher level of service through our unique, patient-driven model.
Urgent Care Varied Schedule: Afternoons- Mon-Fri: 4:30-9pm, 1 weekday day off- Weekend- Saturday: 9am-5pm
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Greet patients and visitors, answering or referring inquiries
  • Assist with scheduling, make appointments and other administrative tasks related to patient screening and or as needed by physician
  • Conduct eligibility verification of insurance benefits
  • Determine coverage, service level co-pays, deductibles
  • Accurately document and maintain insurance and patient demographic information in Practice Management system
  • Work closely with clinicians assisting in chart and room preparation when needed
  • Taking vitals, medicine reconciliation and assisting with minor procedures, injections, venipunctures when needed

Required Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Graduate from an accredited Medical Assistant program
  • 1+ years of experience working both front and back office
  • Experience with Microsoft Office - Word / Excel / Outlook
  • Flexible to work overtime when needed
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous experience working in FP/IM/PEDS
  • EMR experience
  • Experience working in urgent care setting
  • Experience with injections
  • Bilingual Spanish

Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life's best work.(sm)

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system 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

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: Front office, Medical Assistant, Urgent Care, injections, back office, scheduling, insurance verifications, evening, weekend, Vista, CA

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