Careers At UNM Medical Group

Certified or Registered Medical Assistant - SBHC

Department: School Based Health
Location: Albuquerque, NM

UNM Medical Group, Inc. is hiring for a Medical Assistant to join our School Based Health Clinic. This opportunity is a full-time day shift opening located in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

*Sign-On Bonus - $1,000*

This is a 10-month appointment, funded through 5/31/2023, with continuance dependent upon availability of funding, SBHC anticipates that this funding will be continued.


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.

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 School Based Health Clinics:

The UNM School-Based Health Center (SBHC) program is co-sponsored by the UNM Medical Group and UNM Health Sciences Center. SBHC facilitates and supports schools, families and communities in addressing the social, physical and emotional needs of students so they can reach their full potential. 

SBHC connects students to a larger health care system that can serve as a medical home, offering lifelong health care. SBHC providers focus on preventive health care and educating students on healthy lifestyle choices. Our goal is to enhance healthy youth development and reduce barriers to learning. 

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.


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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