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Patient Care Coordinator - Dignity Health Cancer Institute - Phoenix, AZ

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

$2000 Sign on Bonus for External CandidatesCombine two of the fastest - growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making Healthcare data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing -your life's best work.SMWe are seeking an energetic candidate for our -Patient Access -Registration -Department at The University of Arizona Cancer Center @ Dignity Health St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center. The perfect candidate will facilitate the patient admission flow, including patient identification, accurate demographics, insurance authorization, notification and verification of insurance e - - benefits in order to obtain accurate and prompt reimbursement. Additional duties include providing information and answering questions about payment assistance collecting co - payments, patient liabilities, compliance with HIPAA, and entering all necessary information into the hospital computer system.This position is full - time. Employees are required to have flexibility to work any of our 8 hour shift schedules during our normal business hours of 7:00am - 7:00pm, Monday through Friday. No weekends or major holidays are required. It may be necessary, given the business need, to work occasional overtime, however, and voluntary OT is available after 90 days. We are located at the Cancer Institute at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in the heart of Downtown Phoenix at 625 N 6th St, Phoenix, AZ 85004.We have onsite caf-- and provide 2 weeks of paid training. Performance based bonuses are also available. -Primary Responsibilities:

  • Communicate 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
  • Respond to patient and caregivers' inquiries always in a compassionate and respectful manner
  • Obtain Benefits and Insurance verification
  • Point of Service Cash Collection, Co - Pays, Deductibles and Coinsurance
  • Accurate Computer Data Entry
  • Scan documents
  • Organize and schedule patient services and appointments for referrals
  • Register and Pre - Register Patients for Emergency, Elective and Scheduled Cases
  • Work with various systems including the Patient Registration and Electronic Medical Record
  • Generate, review and analyze patient data reports and follows up on issues and inconsistencies as necessaryYou'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+ years of experience in a Hospital Patient Registration Department, Physician office or any medical setting
    • 1+ years of Customer Service experience
    • Ability to work day shifts, Monday through Friday 7am - 7pm (Shift is assigned within those hours)
    • 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:
      • Bilingual fluency with English & Spanish
      • Working knowledge of facility pricing structure and cost estimates
      • Knowledge of ICD9 (10) and CPT terminology
      • Previous experience in collecting patient copays, deductibles, etc
      • Experience submitting authorization requests and / or processing referrals
      • Previous working experience with Microsoft Office products: (Ability to open, edit, create, save, and send documents in Microsoft Word; ability to open, edit, create, save, and send spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel; & ability to open, edit, create, save, and send emails in Microsoft Outlook)UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.Military & Veterans find your next mission: We know your background and experience is different and we like that. UnitedHealth Group values the skills, experience and dedication that serving in the military demands. In fact, many of the values defined in the service mirror what the UnitedHealth Group culture holds true: Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation and Performance. Whether you are looking to transition from active duty to a civilian career, or are an experienced veteran or spouse, we want to help guide your career journey. Learn more at Learn how Teresa, a Senior Quality Analyst, -works with -military veterans and ensures they receive the best benefits and experience possible. -Careers with OptumInsight. Information and technology have amazing power to transform the Healthcare industry and improve people's lives. This is where it's happening. This is where you'll help solve the problems that have never been solved. We're freeing information so it can be used safely and securely wherever it's needed. We're creating the very best ideas that can most easily be put into action to help our clients improve the quality of care and lower costs for millions. This is where the best and the brightest work together to make positive change a reality. This is the place to do your life's best work.SM**PLEASE NOTE** The sign on bonus is only available to external candidates. Candidates who are currently working for a UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare or related entity in a full time, part time, or per diem basis ("Internal Candidates") are not eligible to receive a sign on bonus.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.Keywords: #RPO, #RED

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