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UnitedHealth Group Associate Patient Care Coordinator - Glendale or Phoenix, AZ in Phoenix, Arizona

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.SM

Optum360 is a dynamic new partnership formed by Dignity Health and Optum to combine our unique expertise. Dignity Health provides hospitals and clinics with staff that focus on patient registration, insurance validation and information control. 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 health care 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.SM

As patient registration professionals, we are often the first point of contact for our patients and their families. As such we value representing an important first impression. Our professionalism, expertise and dedication help ensure that our patients receive the quality of care they need. We are diligent in obtaining complete and accurate insurance and demographic information in a timely manner, this enable us to provide high quality, compassionate health care service to all who need them, regardless of their ability to pay.

We have 2 locations and positions located in either:

St Joseph’s Medical Center

350 W Thomas Road

Phoenix, AZ 85013

St Joseph’s Westgate Medical Center

7300 N99th Ave

Glendale, AZ 85307

Full - time schedules / shifts will be based on the specific department and may be comprised of 8, 10, or 12 hours. Additional information will be provided during the interview process

PrimaryResponsibilities:

  • Communicates directly with patients and/or families either in person or on the phone to complete the registration process by collecting patient demographics, health information, and verifying insurance eligibility / benefits

  • Responds to patient and caregivers inquiries related to routine and sensitive topics always in a compassionate and respectful manner

  • Organizes and schedules patient services and appointments for referrals or follow-ups ensuring proper information is forwarded to practitioners

  • Utilizes computer systems to enter access or verify patient data in real – time ensuring accuracy and completeness of information

  • Generates, reviews and analyzes patient data reports and follows up on issues and inconsistencies as necessary

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.

RequiredQualifications:

  • High School Diploma / GED (or higher)

  • 6+ months experience in an office setting, customer service setting (over the phone or face to face) or phone support role or call center environment

  • Familiarity with computer and Windows PC applications, which includes the ability to learn new and complex computer system applications

PreferredQualifications:

  • Understanding of medical terminology

  • Working knowledge of insurance policies and procedures and patient care settings

Careers withOptum360. At Optum360, we're on the forefront of health care innovation. With health care costs and compliance pressures increasing every day, our employees are committed to making the financial side more efficient, transferable and sustainable for everyone. We're part of the Optum and UnitedHealth Group family of companies, making us part of a global effort to improve lives through better health care. In other words, it's a great time to be part of the Optum360 team. Take a closer look now and discover why a career here could be the start to doing your life's best work.SM

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.

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.

UnitedHealthGroup is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Keywords: Patient Registration, Admitting, Front Office, insurance, hospital, patient billing, physician office, preregistration, registrar, customer service, office

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