Medical Assistant MA Optum Tri-State - 2196937
Opportunities with Optum in the Tri-State region (formerly CareMount Medical, ProHEALTH New York and Riverside Medical Group). Come make a difference in the lives of people who turn to us for care at one of our hundreds of locations across New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Work with state-of-the-art technology and brilliant co-workers who share your passion for helping people feel their best. Join a dynamic health care organization and discover the meaning behind Caring. Connecting. Growing together.
Work Schedule: Mon/Tues/Wed 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.; Thurs 8:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m.; Fri 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Occasional Saturdays (half day) and flexibility to work later weekday schedules as needed is helpful.
Welcomes patients and visitors with a smile and friendly tone
Checks patients in and out of the clinic
Verifies patient identity and insurance
Takes copayments in accordance with patients’ insurance plans
Schedules patient appointments and maintains the schedule as adjustments are required
Answers phones promptly and professionally
Transfers calls or takes messages appropriately
Displays complete understanding of patient check-in forms and clearly describes information to patients and visitors as needed
Calls patients to confirm future appointments
- Performs other duties as required
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.
High School diploma or equivalent
1+ years of customer service experience
Proficiency in general computer use and Microsoft Office
1+ years of medical office experience
- Proven excellent customer service skills
New York Residents Only: The hourly range for New York City residents is $16.00 to $27.31 per hour. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.
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.