Careers At UNM Medical Group

Certified or Registered Medical Assistant - Family Practice

Department: Primary Care (Family Health Grande)
Location: Rio Rancho, NM

UNM Medical Group, Inc. is hiring for a Medical Assistant to join our Primary Care Clinic. This opportunity is a full-time day shift opening located in Rio Rancho, New Mexico.

*Sign-On Bonus - $1,000*

About UNMMG Family Health Grande Clinic:

UNM Medical Group, Inc., is seeking a Medical Assistant to work in our newly opened, UNMMG Family Health Grande Clinic. This role is fast paced and will serve in both an administrative front desk role, as well as a Medical Assistant for clinical back-office duties, to include assisting with procedures, triaging, and quality initiative projects.

The ideal candidate will have experience working in a Primary Care Clinic and is familiar with both processes related to verifying insurance, verifying patient eligibility for services, scheduling appointments handling a multiline phone, plus patient intake duties related to collecting and documenting patient medical histories and information. Additionally, this candidate will have experience with blood draws and sample collections typically performed in an outpatient clinic setting.

Minimum Job Requirements of a Medical Assistant:

1.      High school diploma or GED 

2.      Medical Assistant Program Graduate Certificate and

3.      Current Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) or Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) and

4.      BLS certification

Please attach proof of education and licensure as indicated above.  

About UNM Medical Group, Inc.

UNM Medical Group, Inc. (UNMMG) is the practice plan organization for physicians and other medical providers associated with the UNM Health Sciences Center. UNMMG is a New Mexico non-profit corporation and is an equal opportunity employer. UNMMG strives to mitigate health disparities brought about by technology; we aim to reach underrepresented populations, making healthcare more equitable and accessible for all of the people in New Mexico; we have a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success as well as working with broadly diverse communities.


Under general supervision, performs a wide variety of administrative and clinical Medical Assistant functions in a UNMMG Ambulatory Clinic including but not limited to direct service to patients either by phone or in person by conducting patient registration, verifying demographics, scheduling appointments, verifying insurance benefit/eligibility information, obtaining referral and prior authorizations with insurance carriers, performing patient check in/check out, and collecting co-pays.  Collects patient data and/or medical history and performs routine Medical Assistant functions.


UNMMG offers a competitive salary and an attractive benefit package which includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurance as well as tuition assistance, generous paid time off plan and 403b retirement for benefits eligible employees.

Apply to our Medical Assistant opportunity with UNM Medical Group, Inc. and a recruiter will contact you shortly!

Notice of Equal Opportunity Employment

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