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Medical Assistant

Company: UHS
Location: Laredo
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:



Laredo Physicians Group (LPG) providers take pride in delivering high-quality care for our community. Our offices offer primary care and various specialty services. LPG is committed to providing superior quality healthcare services while demonstrating professionalism and service excellence to ensure a great patient experience. Our physicians are well experienced, and with diverse backgrounds, they share a passion for serving the healthcare needs of families. LPG is affiliated with Doctors Hospital of Laredo, whose care network encompasses two freestanding emergency rooms, and an outpatient clinic with ancillary and surgical services.


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:

  • Participates in decision-making and process improvement.
  • 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
    • A Challenging and rewarding work environment
    • Competitive Compensation & Generous Paid Time Off
    • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plans
    • 401(K) with company match
    • Career development opportunities within UHS and its 300+ Subsidiaries! 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 $13.4 billion in 2022. 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 94,000 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.


      • 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 Statement

        All 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.


        At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at or 1-800-852- 3449

Keywords: UHS, Laredo , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Laredo, Texas

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