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UnitedHealth Group

Per Diem Access Service Representative (Northwell) - Huntington, NY (109454925)

Customer Service

Customer Service



Huntington, New York, United States

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Opportunities with Northwell Health. Bring your passion for health care to Northwell Health, an Optum partner in New York. We’re a team that’s committed to providing excellent service to every patient, every time. Employed by Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, you will support Revenue Cycle Management at Northwell Health. Here, we bring together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care must go to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life’s best work.

This Per Diem Access Service Representative position is per diem/on call. It may be necessary, given the business need, to work occasional overtime and weekends. Our office is located at 270 Park Ave, Huntington NY

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Patient Registration
    • Greets patients and/or visitors to the facility in a courteous manner
    • Conducts interviews to obtain relevant demographic and insurance data; obtains appropriate signatures on medical, legal, and financial forms
    • Provides copies and interpretation of Hospital policies and regulations to patients including, but not limited to visiting hours, patient rights, services etc.
    • Enters patient information into hospital registration system(s) and verifies accuracy of information. Re-verifies demographics and insurance of recurring patients
    • Meets established quality standards and adheres to department key performance indicators
    • Obtains and/ or verifies authorization and referral requirements as applicable
    • Adheres to all regulatory agency guidelines (i.e., HIPAA) and safeguards patient information always
  • Patient Education
    • Educates patients on out-of-pocket responsibilities
    • Collects balances, enters payment into collection system and closes batch end of day
    • Refers patients to Financial Counseling when applicable
  • Scheduling
    • Schedules and/or contacts patients for admission, outpatient procedures, tests as applicable
    • Arranges for transport or escorts patient to room or clinical department as applicable
  • Clerical Functions
    • Maintains logs and completes various forms related to internal procedures (i.e., birth/ death certificates)
    • Answers phone calls in a prompt and polite manner
    • Follow department procedures for patient throughput as applicable and other duties as assigned.

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 Degree / GED (or higher)
  • 1+ years of experience working in any high-volume/high-intensity service industry (e.g., hospital, medical office, hospitality, restaurant, education, or retail environment)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and superior keyboarding skills
  • Ability to learn and navigate multiple computer systems/ applications
  • Per Diem/ On Call Schedule
  • Attendance of mandatory training upon hire and successful passing of cumulative assessment
  • 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 language skills preferred based on site location
  • Previous healthcare experience
  • Associate's degree (or higher)

Soft Skills:

  • Ability to effectively interact with patients, clinical team members, and other team members
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Detail-oriented and a team player
  • Flexible/adaptable nature to work in a continuously evolving environment

UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.

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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.

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