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Medical Assistant - Neurology - 2233862

UnitedHealth Group

UnitedHealth Group

Carmel Hamlet, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

$1,000 Sign-on Bonus for External Candidates

Excellent benefits within 30 days, annual bonus potential, PTO, paid holidays, 401K , tuition reimbursement and more!

Opportunities with Optum in the Tri-State region (formerly CareMount Medical, ProHEALTH New York, Crystal Run Healthcare and Riverside Medical Group). Come make a difference in the lives of people who turn to us for care at one of our hundreds of locations across New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. Work with state-of-the-art technology and brilliant co-workers who share your passion for helping people feel their best. Join a dynamic health care organization and discover the meaning behind Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

The role of the Medical Assistant is to provide care to patients/significant others via direct and/or telephone contact, following established standards and practices. S/he coordinates with other members of the care team to ensure seamless care delivery, maximal coordination of efforts, and active patient participation in planning and care. Assists physician or other provider with clinical procedures.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates clinical competence in the direct care of patients in established area(s) of practice and assisting MDs with procedures
  • Performs clinical duties within scope of practice complying with the accepted CareMount Medical and/or individual department standards, policies, and protocols
  • Demonstrates a proactive approach to patient care, focusing on addressing each patient’s individual and family needs at the time of service; communicates identified needs in a timely manner
  • Directs and/or escorts patients to exam rooms in a timely manner
  • Demonstrated clinical competence when assisting physician/mid-level healthcare professional and/or nurse during exams and office diagnostic procedures/treatments
  • Performs authorized procedures competently (i.e., vital signs, vision screening, selected laboratory tests) as directed by physician or nurse in clinical practice area
  • Seeks validation/guidance from physicians, mid-level healthcare professional and/or nurse when necessary
  • Prepares e-prescriptions for processing to pharmacies when instructed to do so by physician per CareMount Medical policy
  • Inspects, cleans/prepares and processes instruments/equipment according to manufacturers’ or CareMount Medical guidelines
  • Processes specimens for transport to laboratory, ensuring that specimens are properly labeled and appropriate orders have been placed in NextGen

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:

  • Current Nationally Recognized Medical Assistant Certification or the ability to obtain within 1 year of employment (Training and examination is provided and paid for in-house.)
  • 1+ years of clinical experience in a medical office, clinic or hospital setting

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited medical assistant program with 1+ years of recent experience as a medical assistant
  • Current CPR / BLS certification

New York Residents Only: The hourly range for this role is $16.00 to $23.94 per hour. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to local labor markets, education, work experience, certifications, etc. UnitedHealth Group complies with all minimum wage laws as applicable. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

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: 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.