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UnitedHealth Group Medical Assistant Pediatrics Reliant in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts

*$1,000 Sign-On Bonus For External Candidates*

All levels of Medical Assistant experience welcome to apply!

Opportunities with Reliant Medical Group. When you join Reliant, you’ll be part of a community-based, multi-specialty, physician-led medical group. Everyone works collaboratively on a common purpose: improving the quality, cost and experience of health care. With the resources of a global health organization - Optum - behind us, we’re at the forefront of value-based care. Supported by a patient-centric business model - integrated care teams focus on the best patient care, rather than volume. Here, you’ll contribute to an exceptional patient experience. Discover a place where you can help shape the future of health care and do your life’s best work.(sm)

Position Details: Reliant Medical Group, a Part of Optum

Primary Location: Shrewsbury, MA

Schedule: Monday - Friday; 8:30am - 5:00pm

Specialty: Pediatrics

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Performs a variety of duties involving clinical and administrative patient care while adhering to the standards of the practice

  • Assists in the examination and treatment of adult patients by taking and recording vital signs such as blood pressures, temperatures, height, weight, etc.

  • Assists physicians and others with simple to complex clinical/diagnostic procedures such as urine cultures, blood glucose, throat cultures, etc.

  • Prepares treatment rooms

  • Performs a variety of clerical functions to support office functions

  • Performs related duties to facilitate the efficient utilization of computer-based information

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.

Required Qualifications:

  • Medical Assistant Certification (CMA or RMA) or you must be willing to attain that certification within 180 days of the start date

  • Proof of immunity to vaccine-preventable diseases is an employment requirement

  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active medical assistant certification (CMA, CCMA, NCMA or RMA)

  • CPR certification

  • Experience working as a Medical Assistant or EMT

  • Experience with electronic medical record software

  • Experience performing medical back office tasks including obtaining vital signs, injections/immunizations, phlebotomy, urinalysis and administering medications

Physical Requirement:

  • Physical health sufficient to meet the ergonomic standards and demands of the position

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment

Careers 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)

*PLEASE NOTE* The Sign-On Bonus is only available to external candidates. Candidates who are currently working for a UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare or a realated entity in a full time, part time, or per diem basis ("Internal candidates") are not eligible to receive a Sign-On Bonus.

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.

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