Certified Medical Assistant (Bi-Lingual) - Las Cruces, NM

Position Description

The Certified Medical Assistant performs a variety of patient care activities to assist physicians and nursing personnel, including administering injections, EKG's, phlebotomy and various other procedures. Delivers quality customer service and maintains established quality control standards.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Performs all duties within the scope of a Certified Medical Assistant (procedures, injections, EKGs, phlebotomy)
  • Rooms patients according to company standards
  • 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
  • Processes appropriate documents in an organized and accurate fashion
  • Respects patient confidentiality at all times
  • Organizes exam and treatment rooms, stocks and cleans rooms and sterilizes instruments
  • Maintains certifications (MA and CPR) and quality control standards
  • Participates in marketing events as determined by business need
  • Performs all other related 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 graduate or GED equivalent
  • 1+ year or more as a Medical Assistant or working hands on in a Medical office or clinic
  • Current, nationally recognized Medical Assistant certification or registration required or the ability to obtain the designation within 90 days of employment
  • Current CPR certification or the ability to attain the certification within 30 days of employment
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • ICD-9 and CPT coding
  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations
  • Good communication and customer service skills
  • Must be Fluent in English and Spanish
  • Must work in Telshore clinics in Las Cruces, NM
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Graduation from an accredited Medical Assistant program
  • 1+ year of related experience in a medical setting
Physical & Mental Requirements:
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to push or pull heavy objects using up to 100 pounds of force
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to use fine motor skills to operate equipment and/or machinery
  • Ability to receive and comprehend instructions verbally and/or in writing
  • Ability to use logical reasoning for simple and complex problem solving
  • Occasionally requires exposure to communicable diseases or bodily fluids
Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 380,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team 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: Certified Medical Assistant, Las Cruces, NM, New Mexico


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