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Medical Assistant - New Orleans, LA

UnitedHealth Group City of New Orleans, LA
  • Posted: September 14, 2019
  • Full-Time

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The Medical Assistant provides quality nursing care to patients and assists the Physician and Nurse Practitioners in the clinical setting.
Principal Responsibilities
As part of a multi - disciplinary care coordination team:

  • Addresses the total patient, inclusive of medical, psychosocial, behavioral, cultural, and spiritual needs
  • Involves the individual patient and caregiver, as appropriate, in decision making
  • Facilitates communication and coordination among members of the care team
  • Provides patient care to include: patient assessment prior to physician's / nurse practitioner's examination, serves as patient advocate / liaison by answering questions related to care and treatment, as appropriate, provides patient education and self - management support, implements physician orders (injections, prescription refills, diagnostic tests, referrals, etc.) and assists providers with procedures
  • Escorts patient to exam room
  • Participates in team "huddles" and ensures EMR is prepared for the clinic visit
  • Triages phone calls to the appropriate department and enters the call into the EMR as a Telephone Encounter. After the call has been addressed, communicates with the patient and documents in the Telephone Encounter
  • Maintains cleanliness of the patient care areas (exam rooms)
  • Ensures exam rooms are stocked at all times
  • Cleans and disinfects instruments according to policy
  • Performs clinic tasks as directed by Clinic Manager
  • Assists Clinic Manager with the ordering and receiving of medical supplies and medications
  • Works closely with the Clinic Manager and Quality Manager to create and implement new work flows
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 Diploma / GED (or higher)
  • 1+ year of clinic experience
  • Familiaritywith computer and Windows PC applications
  • Experience with OSHA / HIPAA compliance
  • EMR training
  • Current Medical Assistance certification
  • Current CPR / AED certification
  • Injection administering
Physical and Work Environment:
  • Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds
  • Ability to bend and sit for long periods
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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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