Medical Assistant - (Farsi Speaking) -Rancho Santa Margarita, CA (892554)

Position Description

OptumCare Medical Group (OCMG) serves the communities within Orange and Los Angeles counties in Southern California. From pediatric and adolescent medicine, to adult and senior care, we strive to provide a higher level of service through our unique, patient-driven model. At OCMG, we share what might be seen as a surprisingly simple goal: making the health system work better for everyone. We look for people who relentlessly push themselves to go farther. For these high performers, a position on a team at OptumCare is a natural fit. We offer more than the talent, resources and can-do culture—we offer a place to improve the lives of others while doing your life’s best work.(sm)
OptumCare Medical Group is now part of the Optum, the fastest growing part of UnitedHealth Group.
*Schedule: Monday - Friday, no nights, weekends or holidays. Location: Rancho Santa Margarita, CA.  

Language Skill Set: *This position requires a fluent language skill set in English and Farsi (ability to read, write and speak).

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Perform patient intake process (vital signs, history)
  • Perform clinical procedures (injections, ear lavage, EKG)
  • Assist providers with procedures
  • Maintain clinical logs (autoclave, temperature logs)
  • Submit electronic referrals for additional services
  • Enroll / respond to electronic patient messages in patient portal program
  • Process medication refills per protocol
  • Make / take patient calls
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

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
  • Bilingual in English and Farsi (ability to read, write and speak).  Language assessment will be completed for this position.
  • 1+ year of experience as a Medical Assistant working in a medical office or clinic setting
  • Graduate from a Medical Assistant program / school, or a Registered Medical Assistant or Certified Medical Assistant
  • Current BLS and CPR card OR willing to obtain in 30 days of hire

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Graduate from an accredited Medical Assistant program with a back office internship completed or a graduate from an accredited Medical Assistant program
  • Experience working in internal medicine or family practice environment, Family Practice or Geriatric practice working with adults and children
  • Experience working with health plans
  • 1+ year of EMR experience
  • Working knowledge of health insurance: HMO, PPO, Medicare and Medi  -Cal
  • Microsoft Office proficiency

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system 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)


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 l


OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.



Job Keywords: Medical Assistant, Farsi Speaking, Farsi, UCI, Front Office, Back Office, Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Primary Care, Urgent Care, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA, California

  • Requisition Number892554
  • Job TitleMedical Assistant - (Farsi Speaking) -Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
  • Job FamilyHealthcare Delivery
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

  • Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
    United States
    North America
  • Other LocationsMission Viejo, CA
    Laguna Hills, CA

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusNon-exempt