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UnitedHealth Group Eye Care Assistant - Marion Kokomo, IN in Marion, Indiana

Find out what it means to be part of an exceptional company that values its providers, its role in health care, and making a difference one patient at a time. Take a look at American Health Network and explore a new path to your life’s best work.(sm)

The Ophthalmic Assistant (OA) performs a variety of duties related to providing patient ophthalmic care and customer service.

The schedule is M-F, 8-5 and will work at both the Marion and Kokomo.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Obtain patient medical records/history

  • Perform preliminary eye function testing directly on patients

  • Scribe for Physicians during examinations

  • Assist Physicians with procedures

  • Triage patient phone calls

  • Prepare examination rooms and maintain inventory of medical supplies

  • Conduct patient education about procedures and proper medical care

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 general education degree (GED)

  • Current Ophthalmic certification or ability to obtain certification after 1 year of employment

  • Proficient computer skills, including working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, e-mail systems, and web-based programs

  • You will be asked to perform this role in an office setting or other company location

  • 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 local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ophthalmic Assistant (OA/COA)

  • Medical Assistant (MA/CMA) or related clinical experience

Proof of immunity to vaccine-preventable diseases is an employment requirement.

Opportunities with American Health Network, part of Optum. When you join American Health Network (AHN), you become part of a team that strives to identify and retain the top healthcare professionals in the markets it serves. At American Health Network, we want to be the best health care organization we can be. Our mission is to improve the health of our patients. We’re a physician-led organization, operating over 70 medical offices in Indiana and Ohio, with over 300 providers and 1200 employees. We’re also part of Optum, in the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, and backed by the resources of a global health care organization working to help people live healthier lives and help make the health system work better for everyone. That’s an important differentiator as more people need our help simplifying the complexities of the American health care system. At the same time, the culture of AHN supports work-life flexibility for employees and places a high value on their physical, emotional, financial and other aspects of well-being.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: 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. In addition, employees in certain positions are subject to random drug testing.

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