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Per Diem Medical Assistant - 2225074

UnitedHealth Group

UnitedHealth Group

Highland, CA, USA · Beaumont, CA, USA · Yucaipa, CA, USA · Banning, CA, USA · San Bernardino, CA, USA · Redlands, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

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.

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 clinical 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 provide you with a chance to improve the lives of others while helping improve the lives of millions.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Delivers high-quality patient care through face-to-face, telephone, and electronic contact for examination, treatment, monitoring, and preparing for diagnostic tests or procedures at various sites and departments within an assigned geographic region
  • Collects and documents patient information, including vital signs, chief complaints, reviews of medications, allergies, health risk screening information, the status of extended care benefits, and other services
  • Assists physicians and nursing personnel with injections, EKGs, phlebotomy, and other patient care procedures as directed
  • Coordinates patient care as directed by physicians, company standards, and policies
  • Assists with tasks, phone calls, and messages; documents all taken actions
  • Proper, concise, and complete EMR documentation and paper-based documentation for all assessments and procedures
  • Prepares and cleans patient rooms and sets up instruments and equipment according to protocol while maintaining infection control


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:

  • Completion of a Medical Assistant program
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from AHA or willing to obtain within 30 days of hire

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of experience working as a Medical Assistant
  • Electronic Medical Records (EMR) experience
  • Bilingual English and Spanish

California Residents Only: The hourly range for this role is $16.00 to $27.31 per hour. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to local labor markets, education, work experience, certifications, etc. UnitedHealth Group complies with all minimum wage laws as applicable. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

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.