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Medical Assistant - MA - Riverside Medical Group Urgent Care - Meriden, CT

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Meriden
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Riverside Medical Group is the premier medical practice in Connecticut. As a National Committee for Quality Assurance "Level III- Patient Centered Medical Home," Riverside is able to provide patient-focused precision medical care to the entire family and is committed to providing patients with the highest quality medical care.In addition to providing the highest quality of care, Riverside offers its patients the best hours of operation of any private practice in the country. Patients have around-the-clock access to a health-care team and have the benefit of same day and walk in appointments. As an advocate for prenatal health and education, Riverside offers prenatal classes every weekend free of charge. Riverside believes in giving back to their community and the patients they serve through health fairs, charitable giving/foundation, and free medical education.As a part of the OptumCare network, Riverside Medical Group is seeking a Medical Assistant to join our growing team in Connecticut. At Optum, we are transforming healthcare nationally while providing physician-led care locally. Work with the largest care delivery organization in the world and start doing -your life's best work.(sm)This position will be working at one of Riverside Medical Group's Urgent Care locations, and the office is open Monday-Sunday, 7:45am-8:00pm. Candidates must be available to work variable shifts during the office's hours of operation.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Prepare examination rooms and sterilize medical equipment
  • Room patients, obtain health history, check vital signs and perform EKG's
  • Document patient care using electronic medical record software
  • Schedule appointments, answer calls and complete paperwork as needed
  • Assist physicians, nurse practitioners or physician assistants with minor, in-office procedures
  • Willingness & ability to be cross trained to cover duties of Front Desk staff including greeting & registering patients, insurance verification via our EMR system, answering patient phone calls, collect co-pays and other payments and schedule patients for future appointmentsYou'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
    • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance. -Preferred Qualifications:
      • Work experience as a Medical Assistant performing clinical back office duties including phlebotomy, injections, obtaining vital signs and recording medical history
      • Experience with Epic EMRCareers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care 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: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer 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 law. - - - - -UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. - - -Job Keywords: -MA, Medical Assistant, Meriden, CT, Connecticut

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, Meriden , Medical Assistant - MA - Riverside Medical Group Urgent Care - Meriden, CT, Healthcare , Meriden, Connecticut

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