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Care Management Medical Assistant

Optum

This is a Full-time position in Saint-Petersburg, FL posted July 29, 2020.

OVERVIEW OF POSITION:

The Care Management Medical Assistant assists and supports the Care Management Team with daily operational tasks, data input and collection, clerical and administrative duties.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Consistently exhibits behavior and communication skills that demonstrate commitment to superior customer service, including quality and care and concern with each and every internal and external customer.
  • Represents the Company in a professional manner, following all Company policies and procedures.
  • Uses, protects, and discloses patients’ protected health information (PHI) only in accordance with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards.
  • Completes administrative functions associated with Care Management tasks
  • Assists patients with external resources at the direction of the Care Management nurse
  • Utilizes various data sources and enters data in various programs and spreadsheets 
  • Maintains call logs, excel spreadsheets, and data findings electronically
  • Compiles, organizes, and mails out materials to internal and external customers 
  • Performs general clerical duties such as typing correspondence, creating or updating spreadsheets, photocopying, faxing, and compiling data and other materials or other duties as required
  • Obtains necessary patient information from clinical centers in order to assist with discharge process
  • Obtains medical records and faxes to Scanning department for entry into EHR
  • Enters referral requests
  • Assists with scheduling post discharge follow up appointments with PCP when requested
  • Other duties as assigned

EDUCATION:

  • High school graduate, GED or equivalent
  • Medical Assistant Diploma

EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience in a health care related setting

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:

  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients and all levels of personnel in a professional, courteous and effective manner using excellent customer service skills
  • Possess high degree of accuracy, efficiency, and dependability
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks and possess strong organization skills
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions and to work with general guidance
  • Knowledge of HIPAA regulations
  • Must have consistent, punctual, and reliable attendance
  • Ability to travel may be required
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language fluently
  • Possess excellent communication and organizational skills with the ability to multi-task, set priorities, and meet deadlines
  • Results and goal-oriented with a philosophy for quality improvement
  • Must be computer literate and possess the ability to master different medical record software programs
  • Demonstrate exceptional telephone skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office, Email and general computer functions
  • Proficient in Excel spreadsheets
  • Strong communications skills

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.(SM)

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.