United Health Services in Upstate New York is hiring full-time Medical Assistants to support our primary care, walk-in, and specialty care offices in and around Binghamton, Johnson City, Vestal, Endicott, and Norwich, New York. Positions are available across more than 15 locations and offer regular, full-time hours.
At United Health Services, you’ll join a healthcare system of 6,300+ employees and providers dedicated to delivering exceptional patient care. We’re proud to continually invest in our workforce with excellent benefits and opportunities for career and leadership advancement. We offer all the benefits you’d expect from a large-scale health system, but it’s our small-town, family atmosphere that sets us apart.
Up to a $2,500 sign-on bonus for candidates with 1+ years of experience
Tuition forgiveness of up to $10,000 for new Medical Assistant graduates or early-career candidates
Local market competitive wage of $15.25-$20.59/hour depending on experience
Medical Assistant Position Overview
Medical Assistants work in both a clinical and clerical capacity at United Health Services. In addition to working in the front of the office, you’ll also perform routine clinical tasks and measurements, such as taking patient vitals at the start of their visit. As an integral part of our physician practice team, you will help provide patients with a seamless experience during their time in the office.
Perform clinical assignments within the scope of a medical assistant, including measurement of patients’ weight, blood pressure, heart rate, and pulse oximetry
Maintain medical records according to policy and complete accurate patient documentation
Collaborate with patients, families, and other members of our healthcare team to coordinate care
Greet patients with a positive and friendly approach at every interaction
Provide quality service by phone, electronic messaging, or in person; perform registration, scheduling, and insurance verification per policy with attention to detail
Stay aware of patient wait times and work with the healthcare team to answer questions and provide updated information regarding delays
Treat all patients, family, and other visitors with respect and compassion
Comply with all organizational policies and procedures and safety/health regulations
Demonstrate commitment to United Health Services’ organizational Values of Compassion, Trust, Respect, Teamwork, and Innovation
High school diploma or equivalent
Graduate of an accredited medical assisting program or 2 years of clinical experience in a medical or healthcare setting
Documentation of CPR certification within 1 week of employment
Previous experience in a walk-in, primary care, or specialty care setting
Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) or Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) credential
Health, dental, and vision insurance
Career ladder opportunities and Education Incentive Programs paid directly to your academic institution so you can earn your LPN, RN, or other allied health credentials
403(b) retirement plan with company match model
Immediate accrual of paid time off
Wellness program rewards and insurance discounts
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) with mental health counseling and concierge services
Leadership and employee development programming
About United Health Services
United Health Services is a not-for-profit healthcare system serving more than 500,000 people in Upstate New York’s Southern Tier region. We offer integrated healthcare services across 60 locations, including four hospitals, three walk-in centers, 22 primary care offices, and various specialty care offices in addition to home care services and senior living facilities. The United Health Services system employs more than 6,300 people and comprises 600+ providers who are all committed to providing and supporting the delivery of exceptional patient care.
United Health Services employees and providers are “LOVED!” This means we’re Living Our Values Every Day. Here, you’ll join a team that is dedicated to values-based, coordinated patient care. Every day, we outwardly live our Values of Compassion, Trust, Respect, Teamwork, and Innovation.
About New York’s Southern Tier
As an employee of United Health Services, you’ll call the Southern Tier, or more specifically, the Greater Binghamton area, home. Known for entertainment and restaurants, craft brews, outdoor experiences, minor-league sports, family-friendly events, and a keenness for local history (like our connection to the Twilight Zone and our six antique carousels), Greater Binghamton offers something for everyone. We’re a short drive away from the Finger Lakes region in Central New York, three hours from New York City, and just shy of four hours from Niagara Falls, Canada.
United Health Services in an Equal Opportunity Employer.
United Health Services, Inc. and the members of the UHS System neither are affiliated with, sponsored, endorsed nor approved by, nor otherwise associated with, Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS), UHS of Delaware, Inc. nor their affiliates, which can be found at www.uhsinc.com.