Onsite
Posted 24 days ago
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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.

Optum Tri-State brings patients local care, backed by national expertise. As a premier provider of health care services, Optum Tri-State offers services including primary care, urgent care, and a diverse range of specialty care, outpatient surgery, and imaging. Drawing on the knowledge of leading doctors and healthcare experts, Optum helps 1.6 million patients across 630 locations access high-quality, affordable healthcare within their community. 

Medical scribes, or medical transcriptionists, assist physicians or other healthcare professionals by performing clerical tasks and taking notes during patient consultations. Medical scribes generally use an electronic health record (EHR) system to record the patient information.


Location: (This position is onsite.)  Rutherford, NJ

Work Schedule:  Monday-Friday, hours vary.  Occasional Saturday shift (8:30-1pm)

Primary Responsibilities:  

  • Accurately scribe as the physician is examining patient
  • Maintain adherence to transcription quality assurance standards 
  • Demonstrate appropriate grammar, punctuation and style standards when transcribing/ editing provider dictations
  • Demonstrate knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pharmacology
  • Demonstrate knowledge of medical terminology for appropriate medical specialties
  • Demonstrate knowledge of medical/surgical procedures and equipment for appropriate medical specialties
  • Demonstrate knowledge of medications/dosages for appropriate medical specialties

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
  • Bi-lingual English and Spanish (speak, read, write)

Preferred Qualifications:    

  • Work experience as a medical scribe in a fast-paced clinical environment
  • Experience with Epic EMR 
  • Solid understanding of medical terminology from education or previous on-the-job training
  • Ability to type 60+ words per minute 

New Jersey Residents Only: The hourly range for New Jersey residents is $16.00 to $32.55 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.

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Medical Scribe - Optum
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