Senior Medical Assistant - Wall, NJ

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Riverside Medical Group is the premier medical practice in Connecticut. 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 a Medical Assistant to join our growing team in Connecticut. 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)

This position will be working at one of Riverside Medical Group's Urgent Care locations, and the office is open Monday-Sunday, 7:45am-8:00pm. Candidates must be available to work variable shifts during the office's hours of operation.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Prepare examination rooms and sterilize medical equipment
  • Room patients, obtain health history, check vital signs and perform EKG's
  • Document patient care using electronic medical record software
  • Schedule appointments, answer calls and complete paperwork as needed
  • Assist physicians, nurse practitioners or physician assistants with minor, in-office procedures
  • Willingness & ability to be cross trained to cover duties of Front Desk staff including greeting & registering patients, insurance verification via our EMR system, answering patient phone calls, collect co-pays and other payments and schedule patients for future appointments


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 GED
  • Active medical assistant certification
  • 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


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Work experience as a Medical Assistant performing clinical back office duties including phlebotomy, injections, obtaining vital signs and recording medical history
  • Experience with Epic EMR


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)

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UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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