Medical Assistant (Float) - Manchester (888644)

United Health - College Hartford, CT

About the Job

Position Description Do you have compassion and a passion to help others?  Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life’s best work.(sm)  ProHealth Physicians, part of OptumCare   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 Connecticut’s 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 OptumCare and UnitedHealth Group's expanding family of providers. This is a place where you can stay way ahead as you do your life's best work.(sm)   ProHealth Physicians has an immediate full-time (40 hours per week) opening for a friendly, patient focused and detailed oriented Float Front & Back Office (CMA/RMA) Medical Assistant to join our team.  Our Float Front and Back Office Medical Assistant will be expected to support our practices within and around Tolland and Hartford County such as: South Windsor, Vernon, Manchester, Tolland and Glastonbury.   Maybe asked to float to other regions as needed.  Typical schedule is Monday thru Friday with possible weekend shifts. The Float MA would need be available & flexible to work anytime from 7:00 am - 7:00 pm.     Primary Responsibilities: The Float Front and Back Office (CMA/RMA) 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. The MA performs duties within their scope of practice delegated by, and under the supervision of, a provider or physician.Performs all duties within the scope of a Medical Assistant’s practicePerforms EKGs and other office testingPerforms quality control checks on equipmentRooms patients according to policy and procedures, prepares patient for examinationRecords patient care documentation in the medical record accurately and in a timely mannerCoordinates patient care as directed by physicians, company standards and policiesRespects patient confidentiality at all times and treats patients with courtesy and respectOrganizes exam and treatment rooms, stocks and cleans rooms and sterilizes instrumentsPractices standard infection control precautionsTelephone and in-person screening limited to intake and gathering of information without requiring the exercise of judgment based on clinical knowledgeCarries out standing orders consistent with ProHealth’s policies and proceduresSchedules tests, treatments and follow-up visits on behalf of patientsIn advance of the visit, perform Pre-visit Preparation to confirm that all needed information is availableInforms new and existing patients/families about how to access information about their healthcare teamEnsures all policy and procedures are followed including infection control, patient confidentiality and privacyActively participate in regular team meetings and quality improvement activitiesResponsible for conducting outreach to patients identified on monthly clinical performance reportsProvide effective communication with all patientsPerforms all other related duties as assigned   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.