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Patient Registration Representative - Gilbert, AZ

Company: Optum
Location: Sedona
Posted on: July 2, 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. - -
As -a Patient Registration Representative, 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. Positions may be available in the following areas: - Emergency Room, Operating Room, Outpatient, Infusion, Maternal Child and Transplant Services.
Location: Mercy Gilbert Medical Center (MGMC), located at 3555 S Val Vista Dr, Gilbert, AZ 85297
Both locations offer shift differentials for afternoons, evenings, nights, and weekends as well as on call pay. We have an onsite cafeteria and gift shop with employee discounts as well as an onsite Starbucks and free parking. Performance based bonuses are also available.
Primary Responsibilities:

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
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
Work independently for extended periods

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)

  • 6+ months experience in an office setting, customer service setting (over the phone or face to face), phone support role or call center environment
  • Intermediate level of proficiency with google applications (sheets, docs, etc.) with the ability to learn new and complex computer system applications
  • Ability to type 40 WP
  • Ability to work standard shift hours, Tuesday-Saturday in 8 hour shifts from 11:00am-8:30pm
  • Ability to adhere to the training schedule for the first two weeks, Mon-Fri 7:00am - 3:30pm

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Understanding of medical terminology
  • 1+ year of Registration experience in a hospital or medical setting
  • Working knowledge of insurance policies and procedures and patient care settings

    Soft Skills:

  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Ability to work for extended periods alone

    **PLEASE NOTE** The sign-on bonus is only available to external candidates. - Candidates who are currently working for UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare or a related entity in a full time, part time or per diem basis ("Internal Candidates") are not eligible to receive a sign on bonus. - -

    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: 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. -

    #RPO #RED

Keywords: Optum, Prescott Valley , Patient Registration Representative - Gilbert, AZ, Hospitality & Tourism , Sedona, Arizona

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