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Medical Assistant Optum Tri State


Medical Office Assistant


Rockville Centre, New York, United States

Optum in the tri-state region (formerly CareMount Medical, ProHEALTH New York and Riverside Medical Group) offers an interconnected network that enables us to work collaboratively to better coordinate care among our doctors and care teams. Together, we offer you and your family access to more than 2,100 providers, representing 70 specialties, working in 360 medical practices and more than 55 urgent care locations across New York, New Jersey and Southern Connecticut.

We’re a dynamic and growing health care organization, offering a wide range of employment opportunities. We are seeking professional and dedicated individuals to be part of our team, where integrity, respect, accountability, and collaboration are among our core principles. Work with the largest care delivery organization in the world and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

The Medical Assistant will assist physicians and other medical staff by performing clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Clinical duties may include preparing treatment room for patient exams, recording patient medical history, and cleaning and sterilizing medical equipment.

Office Location:
165 N. Village Ave., Ste 215 Rockville Centre, NY 11570.

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 9a - 5p
Saturday 9a - 1p

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Escort patients to exam rooms, interview patients, and measure all vital signs including weight, height, blood-pressure, pulse, blood oxygen levels, and temperature; perform basic tests/screenings such as vision, hearing, urinalysis, and other physician requested screenings; document all information in patient’s chart in EPIC; assist physician in exam rooms, when necessary
  • Fill out patient forms, documents, etc. as necessary; Document screenings, result notes, and patient encounters in patient’s EPIC chart; encourage and assist patients to sign up for MyChart
  • Swab patients and perform basic lab testing such as rapid Covid, Influenza, Strep, RSV, Mono, Lead, Urinalysis, Glucose, Hemoccult, etc.; prepare culture specimens and other patient specimens to send out
  • Prepare treatment rooms for patient examinations including re-stocking supplies and notifying of low inventory, maintaining instruments, cleaning and disinfecting of rooms, furniture, and instruments, and keep rooms neat and organized
  • Maintain all logs and required checks (i.e., refrigerator/freezer/room temperatures, test controls, patient testing documentation, hazardous waste/sharps, etc.)
  • Take telephone/computer messages and provide feedback and response to patient/physician/pharmacy calls
  • Draw blood: willing to learn/practice finger-sticks at a minimum (required), and venous draws on patients (recommended)
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or requested (the company/office reserves the right to add or change duties at any time)

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
  • Experience working in a healthcare setting
  • Experience with EMR, EPIC, MS Word, Excel, MS outlook
  • Ability to work Monday - Friday plus a Saturday rotation
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified medical assistant (CMA)
  • Phlebotomy experience
  • Confident positive manner and neat appearance (uniform required, more info upon hire)
  • Able to call patients and answer the telephone in a pleasant and helpful manner
  • Bilingual English/Spanish
  • Demonstrate patience, compassion, and caring in dealing with others; tactful
  • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives
  • Demonstrate resourcefulness and willing to adapt to change; Be willing and eager to learn new things
  • Be able to prioritize workload while remaining flexible

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment

Careers with Optum. Our objective is to make health care simpler and more effective for everyone. With our hands at work across all aspects of health, you can play a role in creating a healthier world, one insight, one connection and one person at a time. We bring together some of the greatest minds and ideas to take health care to its fullest potential, promoting health equity and accessibility. Work with diverse, engaged and high-performing teams to help solve important challenges.

CareMount Medical, ProHEALTH Care Associates, and Riverside Medical Group (the “Practices”) are all physician owned and led practices having complete authority for all medical decision-making and patient care through their physicians and other licensed professionals. Optum, through its management organizations (“Optum”) provides non-clinical administrative services to support the Practices and their physicians. Neither Optum nor its management companies employs, engages, or supervises physicians or other licensed professionals, or determines or sets the methods, standards, or conduct of the practice of medicine or health care provided by the Practices or by any of their licensed professionals. “Part of Optum” reflects that the Practices are part of Optum’s effort to support forward-thinking physician practices in helping their patients live healthier lives.

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.