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Health Internships – Medical Assistant Supportive Care WellMed In Providence

    Website Unitedhealth Group

    Job Description:

    Compassion. It’s the starting point for health care providers like you and it’s what drives us every day as we put our exceptional skills together with a real feeling of caring for others. This is a place where your impact goes beyond providing care one patient at a time. Because here, every day, you’re also providing leadership and contributing in ways that can affect millions for years to come. Ready for a new path? Learn more, and start doing your life’s best work.SM

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Performs all duties within the scope of a Medical Assistant’s practice
    • Operates diagnostic equipment (cannot interpret tests), remove staples from superficial wounds, changes wound dressing and obtains cultures, administers non-intravenous medication, performs simple specimen collection via noninvasive techniques and collects blood specimens via venipuncture or via capillary, performs EKGs
    • Performs quality control checks on equipment/Prepares and sterilizes medical equipment using the autoclave
    • Rooms patients according to policy and procedures, prepares patient for examination
    • Records patient care documentation in the medical record accurately and in a timely manner
    • Coordinates patient care as directed by physicians, company standards and policies
    • Respects patient confidentiality at all times and treats patients with courtesy and respect
    • Organizes exam and treatment rooms, stocks and cleans rooms and sterilizes instruments
    • Travels with provider to patient homes to support the delivery of Supportive Care services in the community setting
    • Practices standard infection control precautions
    • Telephone and in-person screening limited to intake and gathering of information without requiring the exercise of judgment based on clinical knowledge
    • Supports and follows Standard Delegation of Orders (SDO)
    • Performs all other related duties as assigned

    Job Requirements/Qualifications:

    • High school graduate or GED equivalent
    • Current, nationally recognized Medical Assistant certification or the ability to obtain the certification within 180 days of employment/Medical Assistants who are hired prior to receiving their certification are expected to perform at the same level as a “certified” Medical Assistant
    • Current BLS certification for healthcare providers (written exam and in-person assessment) at time of hire or within 30 days of hire
    • Proficiency in basic computer skills, with intermediate Excel skills
    • Knowledge and understanding of medical terminology
    • Experience reacting calmly and effectively in emergency situations
    • Experience utilizing solid communication and customer service skills
    • Access to reliable transportation for daily travel to various locations 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 doctor’s diagnosis of disease
    • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation

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