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Associate Patient Care Coordinator - Full Time - Huntington, NY more...
Location:Huntington, NY
First posted:May 10, 2017

Position Description:Optum360 is a dynamic new partnership formed by Dignity Health and Optum to combine our unique expertise. As part of the growing family of UnitedHealth Group, we'll leverage all our resources to bring financial clarity and a full suite of Revenue Management services to Healthcare Providers, nationwide.If you want to achieve more in your mission of healthcare, you have to be really smart about the business of healthcare. Challenge yourself, your peers, and our industry by shaping what healthcare looks like and doing your life's best work.SMPrimary Responsibilities:Greets patients and / or visitors to the department.Interviews patients and / or significant others and obtains relevant demographic and insurance data; obtains necessary signatures.Enters patient pre - registration, registration or admission information into computer; verifies accuracy.Provides interpretation of Hospital regulations to patient (patient services, visiting hours, etc.).Accepts payment from patient as appropriate.Provides assistance to patients regarding billing and insurance issues.Ensures patient charts are distributed to Medical Records accordingly.Answers phones, provides necessary information and takes appropriate messages. Contacts various departments and clinical services, as needed.Deals with physicians and other customers.Performs related duties, as required

Required Qualifications:High School Diploma / GEDMust be able to work 37.5 hours per week, from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM, four days a week and every other weekend (one Saturday and one Sunday). Must also have the flexibility to adjust daily schedule and work overtime, weekends and holidays as needed. Preferred Qualifications:Patient registration experienceKnowledge of health insuranceBilingual fluency with English and SpanishCustomer service experience in a medical settingSoft Skills:Experience with Windows PC applications, which includes the ability to learn new and complex computer system applicationsMust be comfortable in high - stress, fast - paced environmentsPhysical Requirements and Work Environment:Must be comfortable performing job duties in multiple areas of the building Careers with OptumInsight. Information and technology have amazing power to transform the Healthcare industry and improve people's lives. This is where it's happening. This is where you'll help solve the problems that have never been solved. We're freeing information so it can be used safely and securely wherever it's needed. We're creating the very best ideas that can most easily be put into action to help our clients improve the quality of care and lower costs for millions. This is where the best and the brightest work together to make positive change a reality. This is the place to do your lifes best work.SMDiversity 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.Keywords: UHG, Huntington, patient registration, full time, computer, health insurance, bilingual, Spanish

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