Unitedhealth Group Inc. Gilbert , AZ 85233
We are seeking an energetic candidate for our Emergency Room Admitting Department. The perfect candidate will facilitate the patient admission flow, including patient identification, accurate demographics, obtain all required signatures and documents. Candidate will be responsible for insurance authorization, notification, and verification of benefits in order to obtain accurate and prompt reimbursement. Additional duties include providing information and answering questions about payment assistance, point of service collections, and compliance with HIPAA and EMTALA.
In this position you will be working in our Emergency Room as a Senior Patient Care Coordinator. On average we see 200 ER patients a day. You will facilitate the patient admission flow, including patient identification, accurate demographics, insurance information, required signatures, documents and will be responsible for insurance authorization, notification and verification of insurance benefits in order to obtain accurate and prompt reimbursement. Additional duties include providing information and answering questions about payment assistance, collection co-payments, patient liabilities and entering all necessary information into the hospital computer system.
Extensive work experience within own function
Work is frequently completed without established procedures
May act as a resource for others
May coordinate others' activities
Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook) to create, copy, edit, send and save documents
Comfortable working (week 1): Mon, Tues
3p-1:30a, Sat 5p-3:30a (Week 2): Sun- 5p-3:30a, Mon 3p-1:30a, Thur, Fri
Cerner / MS4 experience - computer programs used to process the patients
General knowledge of medical terminology
Experience with Healthcare Admissions or Registration
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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.
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