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Patient Access Representative - Pre-registration - Presque Isle, ME

at UnitedHealth Group in Presque Isle, Maine, United States

Job Description

$3,000 Sign-On Bonus for External Candidates

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 Registration Representative / Patient Access, 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 enables us to provide high quality, compassionate health care service to all who need them, regardless of their ability to pay.

This position is full-time, Monday – Saturday. Employees are required to have flexibility to work any of our 8-hour shift schedules during our normal business hours of 7:30am – 5:00pm. It may be necessary, given the business need, to work occasional overtime and weekends. Our office is located at 18 Greenhill Dr., Presque Isle, ME 04769.

We offer 4 weeks of on-the-job training. The hours of training will be aligned with your schedule.

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

+ Utilizes computer systems to enter access or verify patient data in real – time ensuring accuracy and completeness of information

+ Determine and Collect copay

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

+ 6+ months experience in an office setting, customer service setting (over the phone or face to face) or phone support role or call center environment

+ Familiarity with computer and Windows PC applications, which includes the ability to learn new and complex computer system applications

+ Must be 18 years of age OR older

+ Ability to work on site at 18 Greenhill Dr, Presque Isle, ME 04769

+ Ability to work any shift of days, evenings and weekends

+ Ability to work full-time, Monday – Friday between 7:30am – 5:00pm including the flexibility to work occasional overtime and weekends given the business need

Preferred Qualifications:

+ 1+ years of Registration experience in a hospital or medical setting

+ Understanding of medical terminology

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.

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.

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Job Posting: JC255225154

Posted On: Feb 12, 2024

Updated On: Apr 14, 2024

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