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Part-Time Associate Patient Care Coordinator - Huntington, NY (Evening Shift)

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Centereach
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Job Description:

Combine two of the fastest - growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making Healthcare data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.SMThe Part-Time Associate Patient Care Coordinator registers patients and provides information regarding hospital rules and regulations. Conducts interviews to obtain demographics and insurance information. Keys information into the Patient Registration System. Obtains appropriate signature on medical, legal and financial forms. Performs a variety of other clerical duties related to patient's registration.Primary Responsibilities:* Manages patient placement and bed board functions* Contacts insurance carrier(s) to obtain all information necessary for the successful billing of 3rd party payers (coordination of benefits, benefit coverage / limits, co - pay / deductible amounts, authorization, pre - certification and referral requirements etc.* Re - verifies insurance of recurring patients* Performs financial assessments and determines patient's responsibility* Advises patient of all financial obligations* Communicates balance amounts, deposits and point of service payments* Prepares charts, registration forms, patient address or graph plates, etc.* Forwards required items to nursing unit / clinic / ancillary department* Answers telephone, maintains files, sorts mail and keeps inventory of supplies* Informs manager of all activities, needs and problems* Assists with data collection* Deals with physicians and other customers* Coordinates expiation documentation and manages patient valuables* Performs related duties as requiredYou'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* Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook (email and calendar)* Ability to work 30 hours per week, 3 PM to 11 PM to include Saturday and Sunday. Overtime and holidays as needed* You will be provisioned with appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and are required to perform this role with patients and members on site, as this is an essential function of this role* If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. When in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are required to wear a mask in common areas. In addition, employees must comply with any state and local masking ordersPreferred Qualifications:* Experience performing customer service in a medical setting* Experience with ICD - 10 codes* Fluent in English and SpanishPhysical and Work Environment:* Will be required to navigate and walk throughout the Hospital and Emergency Room environmentUnitedHealth Group is an essential business. The health and safety of our team members is our highest priority, so we are taking a science driven approach to slowly welcome and transition some of our workforce back to the office with many safety protocols in place. We continue to monitor and assess before we confirm the return of each wave, paying specific attention to geography-specific trends. We have taken steps to ensure the safety of our 325,000 team members and their families, providing them with resources and support as they continue to serve the members, patients and customers who depend on us.You can learn more about all we are doing to fight COVID-19 and support impacted communities at: 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 life's 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, Northwell, Huntington, New York, NY, customer service, registration, hospital, ER, ED, Emergency, hiring immediately, #RPO

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