UnitedHealth Group Medical Assistant - Union City, NJ in Union City, New Jersey
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RMG Medical Assistants, under the supervision of a licensed Medical Provider, are to assist the Medical Provider with providing patients with the highest standards of medical care.
Prepare the patient for the Medical Provider’s examination by obtaining vital signs and patient history
Prepare and maintains the examination and treatment areas
Prepare the patient for and assisting with the examination
Prepare the patient for and assisting with procedures and treatments
Maintain medication and immunization records
Perform sterilization techniques
Perform an inventory of supplies and equipment
Understand proper function and care of special equipment
Perform routine maintenance and calibration of administrative and clinical equipment
Organize and maintains medical records
Cooperate with other RMG employees to achieve specific team goals
To the extent requested by the Medical Provider, RMG Medical Assistants are also responsible for certain follow-up with patients, such as ensuring specialist appointments are scheduled and referrals are prepared
All RMG employees are expected to keep abreast on current medical requirements relevant to their position, which includes maintaining patient confidentiality and abiding by all HIPPA and OSHA requirements
Must be willing to travel to two office locations in Union City and Passaic.
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.
Basic computer and word-processing skills
You will be provisioned with appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and are required to perform this role with patients and members on site, as this is an essential function of this role
Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained
Preferred Qualifications :
Medical assistance experience
High school diploma
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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 law.
OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment
Job Keywords: Certified Medical Assistant, CMA, Medical Assistant, MA, Registered Medical Assistant, RMA, Patient Care Representative, Patient Representative, Patient Care, PCR, Medical Back Office, Medical Office, Clinical, Union City, Passaic, NJ, New Jersey
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