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UnitedHealth Group Field Based Ophthalmic Assistant - Multiple locations in Worcester, Massachusetts

$3,000 Sign-on Bonus for External Candidates

Opportunities with Reliant Medical Group, part of the Optum family of businesses. Join a community-based, multi-specialty, physician-led organization where you will work with talented peers on a common purpose: improving the quality, cost and experience of health care. Here, we focus on delivering the best patient care, rather than volume. Through innovation and superior care management, we support patients and your well-being as a team member. Join a team at the forefront of value-based care and discover the meaning behind Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

Positions Details:

Reliant Medical Group, a Part of Optum

Location: 24 Newton St, Southborough, MA

Schedule: Full-time, Monday – Friday

Specialty: Eye Services

  • No experience necessary

  • We pay for the Home Study Test and study prep book upfront

  • We reimburse the employee for the Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) exam with proof of a passing grade and receipt of payment

  • Access to the departmental lending library for additional study aids and books

  • Excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K matching, Employee Assistance Program, discounts, and many more

Primary Responsibilities:

  • The Ophthalmic Assistant performs a variety of duties involving basic vision testing

  • Assists physician/optometrist in the examination and treatment of patients by performing routine vision tests

  • Assists the physician/optometrist with routine clinical/diagnostic procedures and other related duties

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:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CPR/BLS certification

  • Completion of JCAHPO, written exam for certification for COA and maintain active status

  • Experience working in sterile field set up and assisting with minor surgical procedures

  • Knowledge of various software applications such as Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, etc.

  • General computer skills or knowledge

  • Demonstrated excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills

  • Proven ability to show proficiency within 9 months through the competency evaluative process

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone–of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income–deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes — an enterprise priority reflected in our mission .

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.

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