Medical Assistant, Entry Level
Posted on: July 19, 2021
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.
What You’ll Do
It is time to take your career to the next level. As a Medical
Assistant at Optum, you will learn from health care experts as you
work side by side to provide care for patients in a clinic setting.
You will build meaningful relationships with patients, their family
members, health care providers and office staff while providing
high quality direct patient care. We’ll offer you more than
talent, resources and can-do culture. We’ll offer you a chance to
improve the lives of others while helping improve the lives of
What Work Will Look Like:
Schedule: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm (hours can vary)
Location: Surrounding San Gabriel Valley Cities (Arcadia,
Pasadena, West Covina, Covina, Glendora
This position is a non-benefited float position
that allows team members to pick up work assignments at multiple
Optum clinics including:
Primary Care Clinics
Specialty Care Clinics
COVID-19 Work Location Requirement: You will be
provisioned with appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
and are required to perform this role with patients and members on
site, as this is an essential function of this role.
Employees are required to screen for symptoms using a
UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the
work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees
must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition,
when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to
wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be
You have a High school diploma, GED or equivalent
You’re a graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant
You’re Basic Life Support for Healthcare providers (AHA) or
CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer (American Red Cross)
You have up to one year of experience as a Medical
It'd be even better if:
You’re a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA).
You have a Phlebotomy certificate.
You've worked as a Medical Assistant for more than a year.
You've had 1+ years' experience in a specialty field.
Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire
organization around one giant objective; make health care work
better for everyone. 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. Here you’ll
find incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular
opportunity to do your life's best work.
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: Optum and its
affiliated medical practices are 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. Optum and its affiliated
medical practices is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required
to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
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