Certified Medical Assistant - West Caldwell, NJ

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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

Must be able to work between 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM along with working every other weekend.

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
  • You will be provisioned with appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and are required to perform this role with patients and members on site, as this is an essential function of this role
  • Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Medical assistance experience
  • High school diploma
  • MA diploma


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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, Clinical, Caldwell, NJ, New Jersey

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