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Medical Receptionist

Company: Optum
Location: Millwood
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

ProHealth Physicians, part of OptumCare
If you want to get way ahead in your career, it makes sense to be with an organization that's way ahead of the curve. Formed in 1997, ProHealth Physicians has grown to become Connecticut's leading primary care physician organization. With over 90 locations throughout the state of Connecticut, our family of primary care doctors and specialists care for more than 360,000 people statewide. In fact, ProHealth serves every county and provides roughly ten percent of the primary care delivered to patients in the state. We're leaders in thinking and in serving our communities. -For instance, we're a C.M.S. approved Accountable Care Organization (ACO), covering over 30,000 Medicare patients associated with our community-based primary care providers. We're also nationally recognized as a NCQA Level III Medical Home. That kind of progressive leadership makes us perfect fit for OptumCare and UnitedHealth Group's expanding family of providers. This is a place where you can stay way ahead as you do -your life's best work.(sm)
ProHealth Physicians part of Optum, has an immediate opening for a friendly, patient focused and detailed oriented -Medical Receptionist -to join our team. Medical Receptionist is responsible for the completion of set processes and protocols. Works cooperatively with all members of the care team to support the vision and mission of the organization, deliver excellent customer service and adhere to Lean processes. Supports the teams in meeting financial, clinical and service goals.
Schedule: Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, a 40-hour week to be determined by the hiring manager upon hire. May be asked to float to other practices as needed.
Location: Meriden Internal Medicine at 816 BROAD STREET-Suite 29, Meriden CT 06450
Primary Responsibilities: -


Greet patients and conduct check-in process: o Collect or verify demographic information, including key demographic fields
Load or update insurance information as needed
Verify eligibility and flag appointment accordingly
Scan insurance card(s)
Collect co-payments and outstanding balances
Post payments received in practice management system and provide system-generated receipts
Acknowledge patients in PM
Schedule appointments using approved scheduling guidelines
Use call processing and other applicable functionality in the EHR to take messages and communicate with clinicians
Monitor daily reminder call logs; conduct outreach to patients requiring appointments; contact patients who, "no show," for follow up appointments for chronic conditions or preventive care
Monitor administrative tasks in the EHR and respond timely
Scan and index documents into the EHR; ensure that necessary documents, lab results, etc. are available in advance of patient visits
Close payment batch(es) at the end of each shift, assemble, and balance batch(es) according to ProHealth cash control procedures
Assist coworkers as needed to assure smooth office operation and delivery of excellent service through teamwork
Demonstrate respect for patients and ProHealth staff by presenting a friendly, courteous manner at all times and maintaining patient confidentiality
Perform other duties as assigned

What are the reasons to consider working for UnitedHealth Group? - Put it all together - competitive base pay, a full and comprehensive benefit program, performance rewards, and a management team who demonstrates their commitment to your success. Some of our offerings include:

Paid Time Off which you start to accrue with your first pay period plus 8 Paid Holidays
Medical Plan options along with participation in a Health Spending Account or a Health Saving account
Dental, Vision, Life& AD&D Insurance along with Short-term disability and Long-Term Disability coverage
401(k) Savings Plan, Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Education Reimbursement
Employee Discounts
Employee Assistance Program
Employee Referral Bonus Program
Voluntary Benefits (pet insurance, legal insurance, LTC Insurance, etc.)
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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)
1+ year of receptionist experience
Intermediate level of proficiency in Microsoft Office

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience as a receptionist in a healthcare setting
Experience working with an electronic health record (EPIC)


Connecticut Residents Only: -The hourly range for Connecticut residents is -$16.00 to $28.27 -per hour. -Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to local labor markets, education, work experience, certifications, etc. -UnitedHealth Group complies with all minimum wage laws as applicable. -In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives. -


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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. -


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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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Keywords: Optum, White Plains , Medical Receptionist, Healthcare , Millwood, New York

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