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Patient Care Coordinator

Company: Optum
Location: Southold
Posted on: June 28, 2024

Job Description:

Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data, and resources they need to feel their best. Here, you will find a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, talented peers, comprehensive benefits, and career development opportunities. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as you help us advance health equity on a global scale. Join us to start -Caring. Connecting. Growing together. -
Support the care team and its patients by greeting and checking in patients, scheduling appointments, -answering telephone inquiries, collecting payments, and maintaining demographic information. Routinely use the -practice management system (PM) and electronic health record (EHR) according to office policies and -workflows.
Schedule: The position is full-time (40 hours/week) Monday - Friday 8am - 5 pm. May be asked to float to local practices in the region for coverage.
Primary Responsibilities:

Greet patients and conduct check-in process:

Collect or verify demographic information, including key demographic fields
Load or update insurance information as needed
Verify eligibility and flag appointment accordingly
Scan insurance card(s)
Collect co-payments and outstanding balances
Post payments received in practice management system and provide system-generated receipts
Acknowledge patients in PM

Schedule appointments using approved scheduling guidelines
Use call processing and other applicable functionality in the EHR to take messages and communicate with clinicians
Monitor daily reminder call logs; conduct outreach to patients requiring appointments; contact patients who, "no show," for follow up appointments for chronic conditions or preventive care
Monitor administrative tasks in the EHR and respond timely
Scan and index documents into the EHR; ensure that necessary documents, lab results, etc. are available in advance of patient visits
Close payment batch(es) at the end of each shift, assemble, and balance batch(es) according to ProHealth cash control procedures
Assist coworkers as needed to assure smooth office operation and delivery of excellent service through teamwork
Demonstrate respect for patients and ProHealth staff by presenting a friendly, courteous manner at all times and maintaining patient confidentiality
Perform other 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.Required Qualifications:

High School Diploma / GED (or higher)
1+ years of receptionist experience

Preferred Qualifications:

EPIC experience
Experience as a receptionist in a healthcare setting
Experience working with an electronic health record -

Connecticut Residents Only: -The hourly range for Connecticut residents is -$16.00 to $28.27 -per hour. -Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to local labor markets, education, work experience, certifications, etc. -UnitedHealth Group complies with all minimum wage laws as applicable. -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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Keywords: Optum, West Haven , Patient Care Coordinator, Other , Southold, Connecticut

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