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Centerwell Bilingual Medical Assistant in Houston, Texas

Description

CenterWell Senior Primary Care, a subsidiary of Humana Inc., is a primary care medical group practice with centers open or opening in Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Nevada, North Carolina, South Carolina and Texas. CenterWell Senior Primary Care has a strong emphasis on senior-focused primary care for members of Medicare Advantage health plans and is committed to providing personalized, high-quality primary care combined with an excellent patient experience. CenterWell Senior Primary Care has experience in both the treatment and management of most chronic and acute-care conditions. The practices also provide health education and value-added, well-being services at the centers and around their neighborhoods to help both patients and community members improve their health.

At CenterWell Senior Primary Care, we want to help those in the communities we serve, including our associates, lead their best lives. We support our associates in becoming happier, healthier, and more productive in their professional and personal lives. We promote lifelong well-being by giving our associate fresh perspective, new insights, and exciting opportunities to grow their careers. Our culture is focused on teamwork and providing a positive and welcoming environment for all.

We have over 215 clinics nationwide and counting - come join us.

Responsibilities

CenterWell is seeking a Bilingual Medical Assistant , in this role you will be the first point of contact for patient care. Responsible for administrative duties in addition to patient care. As a part of the Clinical Care Team you will engage with our patients to develop lifelong well-being and health. The Medical Assistant 2 makes a difference in people's lives, administers prescribed medical treatment and personal care services to ill, injured, convalescent, and disabled persons under direction of a Physician.

Center Address: 545 Gulfgate Center Mall, Houston, TX 77087

Job Functions:

  • Performs clinical duties such as discussing symptoms and gathering and inputting information into the electronic medical records system

  • Taking vital signs, giving injections, performing diagnostic tests, collecting specimens, drawing blood, sterilizing and cleaning equipment, and maintaining examination rooms at an outpatient care site

  • Collaborates closely with Physicians and Nurses

  • Delivers direct patient care dependent on what active certification allows

  • Schedule appointments for patients

  • Proficient in EMR process

Required Qualifications

  • 1 - 3 years of Medical Assistant experience in 'back-office' direct patient care

  • Active Medical Assistant Certificate as a Certified Medical Assistant/CMA or as a Registered Medical Assistant/RMA or Medical Assistant Experience willing to obtain certification within 1yr of employment

  • Bilingual English/Spanish- Must be able to speak, read, and write in both languages without limitations or assistance.

  • Language Proficiency Test (English/Spanish) : Candidate must take a language proficiency assessment, provided by an outside vendor, to ensure competency. These tests must be completed after an interview and before an offer is extended.

  • Experience in a fast pace/high volume environment

  • Experience with MS Outlook

  • CPR certification

Preferred Qualifications

  • Hands-on professional Phlebotomy experience

  • Experience with HEDIS

  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records

  • Previous experience in a geriatric setting

  • 1-2 years' experience with EMR and ECW

Working hours : Monday to Friday 8AM-5PM

Additional Information

  • An active RMA or CMA certification from one of the following organizations: AAMA, NHA, ARMA, NAHP, AMT, NAHT, NCCT, or AAH (Please note if you are currently certified, some CMA and RMA programs may still require completion of Humana approved certification program within one year from hire date)

  • This role is considered patient facing and is part of Humana/Senior Bridge's Tuberculosis (TB) screening program. If selected for this role, you will be required to be screened for TB.

  • Humana and its subsidiaries require vaccinated associates who work outside of their home to submit proof of vaccination, including COVID-19 boosters.

  • Associates who remain unvaccinated must either undergo weekly negative COVID testing OR wear a mask at all times while in a Humana facility or while working in the field.

Alert:

CenterWell, is a subsidiary of Humana, values personal identity protection. Please be aware that applicants being considered for an interview will be asked to provide a social security number, if it is not already on file. When required, an email will be sent from Humana@myworkday.com with instructions to add the information into the application at Humana's secure website.

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

Centerwell, a wholly owned subsidiary of Humana, complies with all applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or religion. We also provide free language interpreter services. See our full accessibility rights information and language options https://www.partnersinprimarycare.com/accessibility-resources

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