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We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these individuals, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 5 company. We provide an environment where you’re empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks and in return, offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. Exceeding your limits is an exceptional start to your life's best work.SM

 

Just like you, we are driven by a set of fundamental principles that are guiding our way forward. Our values of integrity, compassion, relationships, innovation, and performance serve as a foundation to transform health care. Are you in? Learn more about your future at UnitedHealth Group at careers.unitedhealthgroup.com

 

Job Category:

Healthcare

Country:

US

Postal Code:

89044

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Medical Assistant - Urgent Care - Las Vegas

UHG - Las Vegas, Nevada

Posted: 10/16/2018

Do you have compassion and a passion to help others?  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)   Southwest Medical, part of OptumCare, is a multi-specialty group of physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants consisting of over 300 providers, 21 medical health centers including six urgent care clinics, four convenient care centers, two lifestyle centers catering to older adults, an outpatient surgery center, home health, hospice and palliative care services, plus E-visits and online options via Now Clinic telemedicine technology. Southwest Medical offers patients compassion, innovation, and quality care throughout southern Nevada. Southwest Medical is headquartered in the greater Las Vegas, NV area.   The medical assistant provides quality appropriate patient care, utilizing customer service skills throughout the patient care continuum.   New openings due to growth at two of our urgent care centers in Northwest Las Vegas!
These are full-time positions with benefits.  The schedule will be a 3.5 or 4 day work week between the hours of 7:00am - 7:00pm.  Alternating weekend and holiday work is required.
  Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct patient care including rooming patients, obtaining vital signs, blood draws and injections
  • Perform routine tests including EKGs to assist in clinical assessment
  • Perform rounds on patients
  • Enter data into patients’ charts in Electronic Medical Records system
  • Contact patients by phone to follow up
  • Assist in patient education
  • Float to other Southwest Medical urgent care and convenient care centers to assist as needed
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Required Qualifications: 
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Graduate from an accredited Medical Assistant program or 3+ years of military medical experience
  • CPR certification or willing to obtain within 30 days of hire
  • Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client or patient sites within a designated area
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Electronic Medical Records (EMR) experience
  • 1+ years of medical assistant experience
  • Experience in urgent care 
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish 
  • Office Laboratory Assistant (OLA) certification

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.

 

 

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