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UnitedHealth Group Ophthalmic Assistant - Reliant Medical Group - Worcester, MA in Southborough, Massachusetts

Opportunities with Reliant Medical Group. When you join Reliant, you’ll be part of a community-based, multi-specialty, physician-led medical group. Everyone works collaboratively on a common purpose: improving the quality, cost and experience of health care. With the resources of a global health organization - Optum - behind us, we’re at the forefront of value-based care. Supported by a patient-centric business model - integrated care teams focus on the best patient care, rather than volume. Here, you’ll contribute to an exceptional patient experience. Discover a place where you can help shape the future of health care and do your life’s best work.(sm) A $1,000 sign-on bonus is available to external candidates.

Looking for a new career opportunity or interested in gaining experience in the medical field, then apply to Reliant Medical Group's Ophthalmic Assistant position.

  • No experience necessary

  • We pay for the Home Study Test and study prep book upfront

  • We reimburse the employee for the Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) exam with proof of a passing grade and receipt of payment

  • Access to the departmental lending library for additional study aids and books

  • Excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K matching, Employee Assistance Program, discounts, and many more

Reliant Medical Group is seeking a compassionate, enthusiastic, and professional Ophthalmic Assistant to join our Eye Services team in Worcester, MA. This is a full-time , Monday-Friday, hours vary 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM position.

The Ophthalmic Assistant performs a variety of duties involving basic vision testing. Assists physician/optometrist in the examination and treatment of patients by performing routine vision tests. Assists the physician/optometrist with routine clinical/diagnostic procedures and other related duties.

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

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CPR/BLS certification

  • Complete of JCAHPO, written exam for certification for COA and maintain active status

  • Experience working in sterile field set up and assisting with minor surgical procedures

  • Knowledge of various software applications such as Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, etc.

  • General computer skills or knowledge

  • Ability to show proficiency within 9 months through the competency evaluative process

  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care 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 do your life's best work.(sm)

*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.

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.