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For those who want to invent the future of health care, here's your opportunity. We're going beyond basic care to health programs integrated across the entire continuum of care. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together. 


Optum’s Pacific West region is redefining health care with a focus on health equity, affordability, quality, and convenience. From California, to Oregon and Washington, we are focused on helping more than 2.5 million patients live healthier lives and helping the health system work better for everyone. At Optum Pacific West, we care. We care for our team members, our patients, and our communities. Join our culture of caring and make a positive and lasting impact on health care for millions.


The Medical Assistant Senior Float assists OMG providers in providing health care at OMG clinic locations.  The Medical Assistant Senior Float serves the patient and the provider by gathering and maintaining the necessary medical information in a cheerful, friendly, personable manner; providing quality patient care and helping to establish rapport between the physician and patient.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ability to be flexible in moving from clinic to clinic on a regular basis performing the requirements of the Medical Assistant position and assisting the provider
  • Monitors patient care needs and suggests solutions to patient care problems
  • Prepares patients for examination and treatment and documents chief complaints
  • Obtains patient histories and vital signs and records accurately in the Electronic Medical Record
  • Assists with patient exams, procedures and collection of specimens as assigned
  • Retrieves laboratory and radiology test results and instructs patients regarding medications and treatment per physician’s instructions
  • Understands and interprets current immunization schedule.  Administers injections safely
  • Stocks supplies and prepares exam rooms and instruments for examinations, testing or minor surgeries
  • Responds to incoming phone calls and refers if necessary. Calls patients as necessary to follow up and/or schedule appointments
  • Maintains patient confidentiality & follows HIPAA guidelines
  • Performs other duties as assigned


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 or equivalent
  • MA certification from the AAMA, NCCT, NHA, or RMA or the ability to obtain certification within 60 days of hire
  • Healthcare provider level CPR/BLS certification or the ability to obtain certification within 30 days of hire
  • 5+ years of Medical Assistant experience
  • Valid driver’s license and dependable transportation and be able to travel from site to site during the work schedule


Preferred Qualification:

  • Experience with electronic medical record systems


At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone–of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income–deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers 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.   


OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. 

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