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Part Time Associate Patient Care Coordinator - Glen Cove, NY

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Little Ferry
Posted on: May 7, 2021

Job Description:

Healthcare isn't just changing. It's growing more complex every day. ICD - 10 Coding replaces ICD - 9. Affordable Care adds new challenges and financial constraints. Where does it all lead? Hospitals and Healthcare organizations continue to adapt, and we are vital part of their evolution. And that's what fueled these exciting new opportunities.

Who are we? Optum360. We're 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 our compassion, our talent, our resources and experience to bring financial clarity and a full suite of Revenue Management services to Healthcare Providers, nationwide.

If you're looking for a better place to use your passion, your ideas and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work. SM

The 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 required

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
* Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook (email and calendar)
* Ability to work 18.75 hours per week between 7am to 3PM to include Saturday, Sunday and Monday. 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
* Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Experience performing customer service in a medical setting
* Experience with ICD - 10 codes
* Fluent in English and Spanish

Physical & Work Environment:

* Will be required to navigate and walk throughout the Hospital and Emergency Room environment

UnitedHealth 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: https://www.unitedhealthgroup.com/newsroom/addressing-covid.html

Careers with Optum360. 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.

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

Keywords: UHG, Northwell, Glen Cove, New York, NY, customer service, registration, hospital, ER, ED, Emergency, hiring immediately, #rpo

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, Clifton , Part Time Associate Patient Care Coordinator - Glen Cove, NY, Other , Little Ferry, New Jersey

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