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Certified Medical Assistant - West Orange, NJ

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: West Orange
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

1,000 Sign On Bonus
Riverside Medical Group is the premier medical practice in New Jersey serving patients in Hudson, Bergen, Passaic, Essex, Middlesex, Burlington, and Camden counties. We have over 60 locations and 180 board certified medical providers specializing in Adult Medicine, Pediatrics, ENT, Foot & Ankle, Gastroenterology, Rheumatology, Cardiology, Behavioral Health, Physical Therapy, Allergy & Immunology, Developmental Health, Pain Management, Chiropractic and Optometry.
As a National Committee for Quality Assurance "Level III- Patient Centered Medical Home," Riverside is able to provide patient-focused precision medical care to the entire family and is committed to providing patients with the highest quality medical care.
In addition to providing the highest quality of care, Riverside offers its patients the best hours of operation of any private practice in the country. Patients have around-the-clock access to a health-care team and have the benefit of same day and walk in appointments. As an advocate for prenatal health and education, Riverside offers prenatal classes every weekend free of charge. Riverside believes in giving back to their community and the patients they serve through health fairs, charitable giving/foundation, and free medical education.
As a part of the OptumCare network, Riverside Medical Group is seeking an Administrative Assistant to join our growing team in New Jersey. At Optum, we are transforming healthcare nationally while providing physician-led care locally. Work with the largest care delivery organization in the world and start doing -your life's best work.(sm)
RMG Medical Assistants, under the supervision of a licensed Medical Provider, are to assist the Medical Provider with providing patients with the highest standards of medical care.
Primary Responsibilities:
Prepare the patient for the Medical Provider's examination by obtaining vital signs and patient history
Prepare and maintains the examination and treatment areas
Prepare the patient for and assisting with the examination
Prepare the patient for and assisting with procedures and treatments
Maintain medication and immunization records
Perform sterilization techniques
Perform an inventory of supplies and equipment
Understand proper function and care of special equipment
Perform routine maintenance and calibration of administrative and clinical equipment
Organize and maintains medical records
Cooperate with other RMG employees to achieve specific team goals
To the extent requested by the Medical Provider, RMG Medical Assistants are also responsible for certain follow-up with patients, such as ensuring specialist appointments are scheduled and referrals are prepared
All RMG employees are expected to keep abreast on current medical requirements relevant to their position, which includes maintaining patient confidentiality and abiding by all HIPPA and OSHA requirements
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:
MA certification
Basic computer and word-processing skills
Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all -federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance
Preferred Qualifications:
Medical assistance experience
High school diploma
MA diploma
UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.

Opportunities with Riverside Medical Group. -Discover what it means to be part of a top-rated, premier medical practice with a deep commitment to serving its community for over 35 years. We're also part of the best hospital system in New Jersey and one of the best 50 hospitals in the nation. Riverside Medical Group has over 25 locations in Northern New Jersey, and we deliver quality-focused care to patients of all ages. We recently became part of OptumCare - the health care delivery part of Optum, backed by the scale and resources of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies. Every day we provide the ultimate patient experience through round-the-clock access to health care teams, same day and walk-in appointments, as well as charitable giving and a foundation that supports scholarships and medical research. At Riverside, you'll play an important role in helping people achieve optimal health, and that's just the start. Learn more about career opportunities with Riverside Medical Group, where you can help change the world as you do -your life's best work.(sm)

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

Job Keywords: Certified Medical Assistant, CMA, Medical Assistant, MA, Registered Medical Assistant, RMA, Patient Care Representative, Patient Representative, Patient Care, PCR, Medical Back Office, Medical Office

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, West Orange , Certified Medical Assistant - West Orange, NJ, Healthcare , West Orange, New Jersey

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