There's an energy and excitement here, a shared mission to improve the lives of others as well as our own. Nursing here isn't for everybody. Instead of seeing a handful of patients each day, your work may affect millions for years to come. Ready for a new path? Start doing your life's best work.(sm)
Working in a call center environment under supervision, this position handles inbound calls from patients, patient representatives, providers and other medical staff. Practicing quality clinical skills and strictly adhering to established protocols, handles patient inquiries and requests. When appropriate, refers medically related inquiries/requests and complaints to clinic staff for intervention and resolution. Also assists callers with general contacts including, but not limited to, appointment scheduling, general facility and provider information, general requests, medical records requests and issue resolution. Works collaboratively with clinic staff and other departments to provide an exceptional patient experience.
Work effectively in a structured, production environment
Adhere to daily schedules and assignments
Strictly adheres to established advanced protocols to handle incoming contacts including, but not limited to, prescription refill requests, lab results, x-ray results, medical inquiries and referral requests
Assists callers with general contacts including, but not limited to, appointment scheduling, general facility and provider information, general requests, medical records requests and issue resolution
Verify and update patient information in the clinical information system
When appropriate, assigns electronic tasks to clinic staff to intervene with medically related inquiries and requests and to address concerns
Contact patients to remind of appointments
Contact patients to communicate special outbound call campaign messaging
Review patient chart (in EMR) to ensure core measures are being addressed and met per protocol and takes appropriate action when they are not, i.e., schedule services
Assist patients with identification of and connectivity to community and program resources to assist with non-medical needs, (Pharmacy assistance programs, meals on wheels, LIS)
Document thoroughly all calls and actions taken within core systems
Performs all other related duties as assigned
This is a call center environment near Network Blvd., 78249 / Hours of operations: M - F: 8AM - 6PM - There will be some occasional Saturdays required / must be available to work flexible shifts!
Familiarity with managed care
Medical office experience
Electronic Medical Record experience
Ability to respond appropriately to patient questions regarding tests and treatments
Ability to exercise sound judgment in the handling of complex clinical inquiries per protocol
Ability to adhere to daily schedules and duties
Ability to think critically
Ability to effectively de-escalate and resolve issues
Excellent listening skills
Excellent Customer Service demeanor
Excellent telephone etiquette
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Excellent problem solving skills
Excellent demonstration of caring and compassion
Strong computer experience (data entry, screen navigation, keyboarding)
Strong desire to work with the elderly
Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 240,000 lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to do 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.
Job Keywords: WellMed, Healthcare, Bilingual, Licensed Vocational Nurse, LVN/LPN, Medical Terminology, ICD-9 and CPT coding, Call Ctr., San Antonio, New Braunfels, Seguin, Gonzales, Shiner, Yoakum, Boerne, Floresville, Helotes, 78249, Texas, TX
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