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Associate Patient Care Coordinator - Eugene, OR

Company: Optum
Location: Eugene
Posted on: June 28, 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 greeting, providing excellent service and valuing patients, providers, staff, and others as the highest priority. It is the responsibility of the Registration & Scheduling Specialist to competently assist patients prior to and during their appointment by obtaining and updating the patient's personal and insurance information into our systems. By serving patients in a professional, cheerful, and helpful manner this position acts as a liaison between the patient, provider and other staff members to ensure that patients receive the care they need.
Location: 330 S. Garden Way, Eugene, OR
Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm PST; no evenings or weekends
Primary Responsibilities: -

Greet customers, face to face or over the phone, in a prompt, courteous and helpful manner and ensure customer needs are met. Answer questions and provide accurate and helpful assistance to patients and other guests
Book, coordinate and reschedule patient's appointments. - Relay necessary messages to clinic staff. - Assist in necessary triage of patients to the back office for appropriate clinical decision making
Interview and schedule/register patients, establish accounts, verify/update patient demographics/insurance coverage in computer
Collect payments from patients and issue receipts. - Reconcile cash received daily
Provide assistance to patients. Arrange transportation for customers as needed (taxi, bus schedules, other commuter services). - Schedule transfer services if required for a visit. - Schedule translator as needed
Assist keeping clinics shared folder updated by processing e-faxes and other documentation
As needed, act as the Clinic Concierge, greeting, directing and assisting patients and visitors
Attend meetings as required
Maintain strictest confidentiality
Perform 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+ year(s) of customer service experience -

Preferred Qualifications:

1+ year(s) of experience with patient registration or scheduling
Completion of a course in medical records technology -
Background with insurance plans and billing

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: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers 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. - - - -
OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. -


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