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Medical Assistant - Fenton, MO at UnitedHealth Group

Medical Assistant - Fenton, MO

UnitedHealth Group Fenton, MO Full-Time

$1,000 Sign On Bonus for External Candidates 

The Medical Assistant, On-Site Solutions (30.5 Hours) is responsible for ensuring the well-being of patients and for providing a positive, supportive environment for patients and other staff while working in conjunction with physicians, advanced practice clinicians, front office and clinical staff. The successful Medical Assistant will have solid communication skills and a dedication to customer service and patient care. 

This role is patient and client facing and requires working in a clinical setting. The noise level is moderate and there is a potential for exposure to infectious diseases and blood-borne pathogens. It requires the ability to stand and sit for hours at a time (with some bending and stooping), ability to use manual dexterity in relation to clinical requirements, and ability to lift 50 lbs. Hours may vary based on location, patient volume, and business needs. 

Location:  1670 Fenpark Drive, Fenton, MO

Hours:  Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 8:45am - 6pm & Wednesday 1:45 - 6:00pm

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Complete provider orders per state and provider regulations
  • Perform Clinical Intake with patients to include taking and recording vital signs and patient history
  • Assist patients as needed with walking, transfer, specimen collection, exam preparation, etc.
  • Prioritizes and multi-tasks to optimize patient flow and the patient experience
  • Complete patient referrals and patient callbacks daily, with results as needed
  • Proper, concise and complete EMR documentation and paper-based documentation for all assessments and procedures
  • Other duties as assigned such as new models of care and new types of procedures, etc.


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 GED
  • Completion of medical assistant training program
  • Must meet all other state requirements by law, including but not limited to all state requirements, and licenses, where applicable
    • If required by state must maintain current certification from the Certifying Board of the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) or registration from the American Medical Technologists (AMT), or any other recognized certifying body approved by the Board
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • 1+ years of direct patient care experience
  • Direct experience with the following tasks:
    • Clinical intake, patient data collection 
    • Laboratory specimen collection (blood-draw/venipuncture, urine collection, point of care testing, etc.)
    • Performing EKG testing
    • Application of orthopedic devices, such as preformed splints
    • Performing basic wound care
    • Review of basic instructions such as use of patient assistive devices (crutch fitting & walking)
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local laws and regulations including OSHA and HIPAA requirements
  • Knowledge of computerized information systems (Athena) used in clinical management settings

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.


Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. 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. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

OptumCare is committed to creating an environment where physicians focus on what they do best: care for their patients. To do so, OptumCare provides administrative and business support services to both its owned and affiliated medical practices which are part of OptumCare. Each medical practice part and their physician employees have complete authority with regards to all medical decision-making and patient care. OptumCare’s support services do not interfere with or control the practice of medicine provided by the medical practices of any of their physicians.

**PLEASE NOTE** The sign on bonus is only available to external candidates.  Candidates who are currently working for a UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare or a related entity in a full time, part time, or per diem basis (“Internal Candidates”) are not eligible to receive a sign on bonus.


Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare 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.

OptumCare and its affiliated medical practices is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.


Proof of immunity to vaccine-preventable diseases is an employment requirement.

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