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Medical Assistant - Medication Management - ProHealth Physicians - 924176

Farmington, CT 06032
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  • Job Code
    924176

**$1000 Sign On Bonus for External Candidates**

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If you want to get way ahead in your career, it makes sense to be with an organization that's way ahead of the curve. Formed in 1997, ProHealth Physicians has grown to become Connecticuts leading primary care physician organization. With over 90 locations throughout the state of Connecticut, our family of primary care doctors and specialists care for more than 360,000 people statewide. In fact, ProHealth serves every county and provides roughly ten percent of the primary care delivered to patients in the state. We're leaders in thinking and in serving our communities. For instance, we're a C.M.S. approved Accountable Care Organization (ACO), covering over 30,000 Medicare patients associated with our community-based primary care providers. We're also nationally recognized as a NCQA Level III Medical Home. That kind of progressive leadership makes us perfect fit for Optum and UnitedHealth Group's expanding family of providers. This is a place where you can stay way ahead as you doyour life's best work.(sm)

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ProHealthPhysicians, part of Optum

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Our benefits include:

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  • Competitive base pay and bonus rewards incentives
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  • Fully paid training
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  • Generous PTO package and eight holidays per year
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  • Matching 401k
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  • UnitedHealth Group offers three types of medical plans, plus dental and vision plans
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  • Life Insurance and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Coverage
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  • Spouse or Domestic Partner Life Insurance and AD&D
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  • Short and Long Term Disability Coverage
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  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
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  • UnitedHealth Group Credit Union
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  • Employee Discounts
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  • Paid Parental Leave
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  • Tuition Reimbursement
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  • And more
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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • The Medical Assistant supports the Care team and its patients through patient care, clinical and administrative tasks including patient intake, receiving and responding to patient phone calls, and documenting patient interactions
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  • Demonstrate respect for patients and ProHealth staff by presenting a friendly, courteous manner at all times and maintaining patient confidentiality.
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  • Provide attention to patients in a manner that builds confidence, trust and loyalty.Conduct outreach calls to patients to schedule required follow up and preventive care appointments according to approved protocols and consistent with ProHealths Appointment and Scheduling Guidelines.
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  • Use call processing and other applicable functionality in the EHR to take messages and communicate with staff and clinicians.
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  • Conduct outreach calls to remind patients of overdue laboratory testing. Mail requisitions to the patients as needed.
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  • Maintain knowledge of current OSHA and CLIA regulations, and ProHealth policies.
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  • Assist coworkers as needed to assure smooth office operation and delivery of excellent service through teamwork.
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Youll 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.

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Required Qualifications:

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  • High school graduate or GED equivalent
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  • Graduate from an accredited Medical Assistant program
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  • Medical Assistant Certification- required within 120 days of start date if not already certified
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  • One year medication management experience
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  • 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
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  • 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 localmasking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained
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Preferred Qualifications:

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  • Experience working with an electronic health record
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  • Three years medication management experience
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  • Knowledge of medical terminology
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  • Knowledge of ICD - 10 and CPT coding
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  • Bilingual Spanish
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Physical & Mental Requirements:

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  • Ability to lift, push or pull >35 lbs. with assistance
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  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
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  • Ability to use fine motor skills to operate equipment and / or machinery
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  • Ability to receive and comprehend instructions verbally and / or in writing
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  • Ability to use logical reasoning for simple and complex problem solving
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  • Occasionally requires exposure to communicable diseases or bodily fluids
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  • Ability to discriminate shades of color when reading dipstick
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Careers with Optum.Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to doyour life's best work.(sm)
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"**PLEASE NOTE**The Sign On Bonus is only available to external candidates. Candidates who are currently working for a UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare or a related entity in a full time, part time, or per diem basis (Internal Candidates) are not eligible to receive a Sign On Bonus.

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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.

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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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"Job Keywords: MA, Medical Assistant, CT, Connecticut, Wallingford, Primary Care, Family Medicine, CMA, RMA

Posted: 2021-05-15 Expires: 2021-07-14

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