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Associate Patient Care Coordinator

Company: Optum
Location: Boulder City
Posted on: June 29, 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. - -
The -Associate Patient Care Coordinator -is responsible for the completion of set processes and protocols. Works cooperatively with all members of the care team to support the vision and mission of the organization, deliver excellent customer service, and adhere to Lean processes. Supports the teams in meeting financial, clinical, and service goals.
Clinic Hours: Open 7 days per week, 7:00AM - 7:00PM
Schedule: -4 days per week, 10 hour shifts, 8:45AM - 7:15PM. Supervisor will determine days worked.
Location: -2845 Siena Heights, Henderson, NV
Primary Responsibilities:

Responsible for greeting patients upon arrival and checking patients into department
Ensure demographics including insurance information are correct in APM, updates both as necessary
Schedule appointments as necessary
Enter charges correctly and collect appropriate payments
Answer phones and take messages or route incoming calls as per company policy
Document all calls and messages appropriately according to company policy
Responsible for waiting room management and implementation of efficient customer friendly processes
Work with clinical team staff to ensure smooth patient flow
Communicate with clinical / clerical personnel about service issues and complaints
Assist co-workers and team members with duties when requested, to include but not limited to, floating to other areas for coverage needs
Answers phone, takes messages and routes calls appropriately
Adhere to the standards identified in the Employee Policy Manual
Cooperate with other employees to achieve specific team goals
Completes other duties as assigned

What are the reasons to consider working for UnitedHealth Group? - - Put it all together - competitive base pay, a full and comprehensive benefit program, performance rewards, and a management team who demonstrates their commitment to your success. -Some of our offerings include:

Paid Time Off which you start to accrue with your first pay period plus 8 Paid Holidays
Medical Plan options along with participation in a Health Spending Account or a Health Saving account
Dental, Vision, Life& AD&D Insurance along with Short-term disability and Long-Term Disability coverage
401(k) Savings Plan, Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Education Reimbursement
Employee Discounts
Employee Assistance Program
Employee Referral Bonus Program
Voluntary Benefits (pet insurance, legal insurance, LTC Insurance, etc.)
More information can be downloaded at: -

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 customer service experience with strong communication skills both in person and via phone
1+ years of Microsoft Office experience

Preferred Qualifications:

1+ years of experience in a medical office or medical environment
Previous experience with medical insurance
ICD 10 and CPT coding experience
Prior experience with EMR computer applications
Working knowledge of medical terminology
Working knowledge of general office procedures -
Bilingual (English / Spanish) -

Nevada Residents Only: -The hourly range for Nevada residents is -$16.00 to $28.27 -per hour. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. 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.

Keywords: Optum, Las Vegas , Associate Patient Care Coordinator, Other , Boulder City, Nevada

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