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Medical Assistant

Company: Universal Health Services, Inc.
Location: Mcallen
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Responsibilities

ABOUT SOUTH TEXAS HEALTH SYSTEM - CLINICS Join our South Texas Health System Clinics (formerly Valley Care Clinics) team! Providers with South Texas Health System (STHS) Clinics deliver high quality family medicine, health screenings and advanced specialized care to the people of the Rio Grande Valley. STHS Clinics is committed to delivering quality healthcare and service excellence. Our clinics are affiliated with South Texas Health Systems' four acute care hospitals, behavioral health hospital, six freestanding emergency rooms and one joint venture hospital. Specially trained and highly experienced, our physician group treats a wide range of conditions using advanced technologies and minimally invasive techniques. Website: Our Medical Assistants are health care professionals who will assist our Physicians, Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants in our clinics. Our Medical Assistants are key members of the STHS Clinics Team that will ensure that delivery of high-quality and cost-effective health care is consistent with the mission, vision, and values of Universal Health Services. Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Assist with daily clerical operations, including answering multi-phone lines and making copies of documents as necessary.
  • Accurately files patient charts; including scanning documents into files as necessary.
  • Schedules patient appointments as necessary, return visits and Specialists.
  • Pre-authorize prescriptions and clinical tests (CT, MRI, Ultrasound, etc.) as necessary.
  • Other Duties as assigned.Independence Physician Management (IPM), a subsidiary of UHS, was formed in 2012 as the physician services unit of UHS. IPM develops and manages multi-specialty physician networks and urgent care clinics which align with UHS acute care facilities. It also provides select services for the Behavioral Health division of UHS. Through continuing growth, IPM operates in 11 markets across six states and the District of Columbia. Our leadership team, practitioners, and teams of healthcare professionals are collectively dedicated to improving the health and wellness of people in the communities we serve. Benefit Highlights
    • Retention Bonus Program if offered.
    • Loan Forgiveness Program if offered.
    • Challenging and rewarding work environment.
    • Competitive Compensation & Generous Paid Time Off
    • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plans
    • 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
    • SoFi Student Loan Refinancing Program
    • Career development opportunities within UHS and its 300+ Subsidiaries!
    • More information is available on our Benefits Guest Website: About Universal Health Services (UHS), Inc.One of the nation's largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, annual revenues were $14.3 billion in 2023. During the year, UHS was again recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; and listed in Forbes ranking of America's Largest Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has approximately 96,700 employees and continues to grow through its subsidiaries. Operating acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located all over the U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico, and the United Kingdom.
      Qualifications

      Questions or concerns? Contact Laura Vela, HR Coordinator at or . Requirements:
      • High School Diploma or equivalent required
      • Medical Assistant certificate required or must obtain certification within six (6) months of employment.
      • Current BLS/CPR certification required.
      • Medical Assistant Certificate of Completion and/or one year experience as a Medical Assistant
      • Familiarity with medical terminology required.
      • Experience with patient check-in and check-out process (according to clinic protocol)EEO StatementAll UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success. Avoid and Report Recruitment ScamsAt UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skill set and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (e.g., Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. Our recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you suspect a fraudulent job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, we encourage you to report such concerns to appropriate law enforcement. We encourage you to refer to legitimate UHS and UHS subsidiary career websites to verify job opportunities and not rely on unsolicited calls from recruiters.

Keywords: Universal Health Services, Inc., McAllen , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Mcallen, Texas

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