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UnitedHealth Group Certified/Registered Medical Assistant - Glastonbury, CT in Wethersfield, Connecticut

Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life’s best work.(sm)

ProHealth Physicians, a part of OptumCare, is Connecticut’s leading health care delivery organization. ProHealth is focused on reinventing health care to help keep people healthier and feeling their best. Our family of primary care providers and specialists care for more than 360,000 people statewide. We are privileged to be trusted by our patients with their health and well-being.

If you want to get way ahead in your career, it makes sense to be with an organization that's way ahead of the curve. Formed in 1997, ProHealth Physicians has grown to become Connecticut’s leading primary care physician organization. With over 90 locations throughout the state of Connecticut, our family of primary care doctors and specialists care for more than 360,000 people statewide. In fact, ProHealth serves every county and provides roughly ten percent of the primary care delivered to patients in the state. We're leaders in thinking and in serving our communities. For instance, we're a C.M.S. approved Accountable Care Organization (ACO), covering over 30,000 Medicare patients associated with our community-based primary care providers. We're also nationally recognized as a NCQA Level III Medical Home. That kind of progressive leadership makes us perfect fit for OptumCare and UnitedHealth Group's expanding family of providers. This is a place where you can stay way ahead as you do your life's bestwork.(sm)

Somerset Internal Medicine has an immediate full-time openingfor a friendly, patient focused and detailed oriented Certified/Registered MedicalAssistant to join our team. This is a 4day week schedule with 10 hour days. TheMedical Assistant hired into this position might be expected to be flexiblewith their schedule and will be cross trained on front desk responsibilities.

PrimaryResponsibilities:

  • The Certified/Registered MedicalAssistant supports the care team and its patients through patient care,clinical and administrative tasks including patient intake, receiving andresponding to patient phone calls, and documenting patient interactions

  • Performs duties within their scopeof practice delegated by, and under the supervision of, a provider or physician

  • Performs all duties within the scopeof a Medical Assistant’s practice

  • Performs EKGs and other officetesting

  • Performs quality control checks onequipment

  • Rooms patients according to policyand procedures, prepares patient for examination

  • Records patient care documentationin the medical record accurately and in a timely manner

  • Coordinates patient care as directedby physicians, company standards and policies

  • Respects patient confidentiality atall times and treats patients with courtesy and respect

  • Organizes exam and treatment rooms,stocks and cleans rooms and sterilizes instruments

  • Practices standard infection controlprecautions

  • Performs telephone and in-personscreening limited to intake and gathering of information without requiring theexercise of judgment based on clinical knowledge

  • Carries out standing ordersconsistent with ProHealth’s policies and procedures

  • Schedules tests, treatments andfollow-up visits on behalf of patients

  • Performs pre-visit preparation toconfirm that all needed information is available

  • Informs new and existingpatients/families about how to access information about their healthcare team

  • Delivers quality patient service

  • Ensures all policy and proceduresare followed including infection control, patient confidentiality and privacy

  • Actively participates in regularteam meetings and quality improvement activities

  • Responsible for conducting outreachto patients identified on monthly clinical performance reports

  • Provides effective communicationwith all patients

  • Performs all other related duties asassigned

Required Qualifications:

  • High school graduate or GEDequivalent

  • Graduate from an accredited MedicalAssistant program

  • CMA or RMA

  • Basic computer literacy

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experienceworking with an electronic health record

  • Knowledgeof medical terminology

  • Knowledgeof ICD - 10 and CPT coding

Physical& Mental Requirements:

  • Abilityto lift, push or pull >35 lbs. with assistance

  • Abilityto stand for extended periods of time

  • Abilityto use fine motor skills to operate equipment and / or machinery

  • Abilityto receive and comprehend instructions verbally and / or in writing

  • Abilityto use logical reasoning for simple and complex problem solving

  • Occasionallyrequires exposure to communicable diseases or bodily fluids

  • Abilityto discriminate shades of color when reading dipstick

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system 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 bestwork.(sm)

Diversity creates ahealthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receiveconsideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age,national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexualorientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, geneticinformation, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group isa drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test beforebeginning employment.

Job Keywords: MA, Medical Assistant, CT, Connecticut, Glastonbury, Primary Care, CMA, RMA,

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