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Associate Patient Care Coordinator

Company: Optum
Location: Henderson
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

Southwest Medical, part of OptumCare, is a multi-specialty group of physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants consisting of over 300 providers, 21 medical health centers including six urgent care clinics, four convenient care centers, two lifestyle centers catering to older adults, an outpatient surgery center, home health, hospice, and palliative care services, plus E-visits and online options via Now Clinic telemedicine technology. Southwest Medical offers patients compassion, innovation, and quality care throughout southern Nevada. Southwest Medical is headquartered in the greater Las Vegas, NV area.Southwest Medical Associates is one of Nevada's largest multi-specialty medical groups. (SMA) Experience, Compassion, Innovation, Quality have been the very foundation of SMA since we formed in 1972. We serve a broad expanse of Southern Nevada communities. From 24-hour urgent care to convenient e-visit capabilities, we're bringing our patients the health care they want, the way they want it.We are looking for an Associate Patient Care Coordinator for our Henderson, NV office.Work Hours: Monday - Friday, 8am to 5pm Location: 2845 Siena Heights Drive, Henderson, NVPrimary Responsibilities:

  • Greet patients and check in and out. Ensure demographic information including insurance information is correct in APM and update as necessary
  • Manage patients' expectations about the visit
  • Schedule appointments as necessary; work with back office to get patients seen who walk in or call for appointment
  • Enter charges correctly and collect appropriate payments
  • Answer telephones and take messages or route incoming calls as per SMA policy
  • Responsible for waiting room management and implementation of efficient customer friendly processes
  • Work with back-office staff to ensure smooth patient flow
  • Communicate with clinical 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
  • Other duties as assignedWhat 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: http://uhg.hr/uhgbenefitsYou'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 2+ years of customer service experience
      • 1+ years of customer service experience
      • Basic level of proficiency with Microsoft Office
      • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state, and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation Preferred Qualifications:
        • Cash handling experience in a work setting
        • 1+ years of EMR experience
        • 1+ years of experience in a medical office, clinic, or hospitalTo protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients, and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state, and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So, when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm) Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Nevada residents is $16.00 to $25.77. 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 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. Job Keywords: #RPO, #Red, Optum, Medical Receptionist, patient Care, front office, medical administration, Henderson, NV, Nevada, Las Vegas, NV, customer service, hiring immediately

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