UnitedHealth Group Medical Assistant in Westfield, Massachusetts
$2,500 SIGN ON BONUS FOR EXTERNAL CANDIDATES
Careers with MedExpress. At MedExpress, we believe in delivering quality, convenient, affordable health care and exceeding our patients’ expectations. Our neighborhood medical centers are open every day from 8-8 with a full medical team and no appointments necessary to help patients get in, get healthy, and get back to what’s really important. We provide a broad scope of services including urgent care, basic wellness and prevention, and employer health services. As part of the Optum and UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, we’re working together to help people live healthier lives and to help the health system work better for everyone. You can become part of our elite team almost anywhere with 250 MedExpress centers across the country and two administrative offices in Morgantown, WV and Pittsburgh, PA. Join us and start doing your life’s best work.(sm)
The Medical Assistant is responsible for ensuring the well-being of patients and for providing a positive, supportive environment for patients and other staff while working in conjunction with physicians, advanced practice clinicians, front office and clinical staff. The successful Medical Assistant will have strong communication skills and a dedication to customer service and patient care.
This role is center-based and requires working in a clinical setting. The noise level is moderate and there is a potential for exposure to infectious diseases and blood-borne pathogens. It requires the ability to stand and sit for hours at a time (with some bending and stooping), ability to use manual dexterity in relation to clinical requirements, and ability to lift 50 lbs. Hours may vary based on location, patient volume, and business needs.
Complete provider orders per state and provider regulations
Perform Clinical Intake with patients to include taking and recording vital signs and patient history
Assist patients as needed with walking, transfer, specimen collection, exam preparation, etc.
Complete occupational health testing including such services as urine drug screens, breath alcohol testing, hair testing and physicals
Complete patient referrals and patient callbacks daily
Proper, concise and complete EMR documentation and paper based documentation for all assessments and procedures
Other duties as assigned such as new models of care and new types of procedures, etc.
Manage inventory of supplies; restock exam/procedure rooms
Maintain clinical supplies and equipment and ensure proper storage of biohazards
Prepare patient rooms, set up instruments and equipment according to protocol
Clean exam/procedure rooms, instruments and equipment between patient visits to maintain infection control
What are the reasons to consider working for UnitedHealth Group? Put it all together - competitive base pay, a full and comprehensive benefit program, performance rewards, and a management team who demonstrates their commitment to your success. Some of our offerings include:
Paid Time Off which you start to accrue with your first pay period plus 8 Paid Holidays
Medical Plan options along with participation in a Health Spending Account or a Health Saving account
Dental, Vision, Life& AD&D Insurance along with Short-term disability and Long-Term Disability coverage
401(k) Savings Plan, Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Employee Assistance Program
Employee Referral Bonus Program
Voluntary Benefits (pet insurance, legal insurance, LTC Insurance, etc.)
More information can be downloaded at: http://uhg.hr/uhgbenefits
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.
High School Diploma or GED
Completion of a medical assistant training program and/or 1+ years of medical assistant experience in an urgent care, physician, or emergency room setting, or enrolled in an accredited Radiologic Technologist program
Full COVID-19 vaccination is essential requirement of this role. United Health Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all clients requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance.
Knowledge of federal, state and local laws and regulations including OSHA and HIPAA requirements
Completion of medical assistant training program
Knowledge of computerized information systems (EMR) used in clinical management settings
Experience with employer health services (including urine drug screens, breath alcohol, DOT physicals, etc.)
Direct experience with the following tasks:
Clinical intake, patient data collection
Laboratory specimen collection (blood-draw/venipuncture, urine collection, point of care testing, etc.)
Performing EKG testing
Application of orthopedic devices, such as preformed splints
Performing basic wound care
Review of basic instructions such as use of patient assistive devices (crutch fitting & walking)
UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.
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 UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare or a related 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: Optum is an Equal Employment Opportunity 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.
Optum and its affiliated medical practices is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
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