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UnitedHealth Group

Patient Care Coordinator (Per Diem) - Westgate Medical Center - Glendale, AZ (111748815)

Healthcare

Patient Care Tech

Yearly

No

Glendale, Arizona, United States

$2000 Sign On Bonus For External Candidates

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As Patient Care Coordinator (Per Diem), 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 enable us to provide high quality, compassionate health care service to all who need them, regardless of their ability to pay.

Positions may be available in the following areas: Emergency Room, Operating Room, Outpatient, Infusion, Maternal Child and Transplant Services. Per diem or casual schedules / shifts will be based on the specific department and may be comprised of 8, 10 or 12 hours. Employees will be required to work a minimum number of hours per month, including weekend hours. Additional information will be provided during the interview process.

This position is per - diem / on call (about 20 hours / week as needed) any day of the week. Employees are required to have availability to work any hours, days, evenings, overnights, and weekends based upon the role (to be determined). It may be necessary, given the business need, to work occasional overtime. Our office is located at 7300 N 99TH AVE, GLENDALE, AZ, 853077300.

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 related to routine and sensitive topics always in a compassionate and respectful manner
  • Organize and schedule patient services and appointments for referrals or follow-ups ensuring proper information is forwarded to practitioners
  • Utilize computer systems to enter access or verify patient data in real-time ensuring accuracy and completeness of information
  • Generate, review and analyze patient data reports and follows-up on issues and inconsistencies as necessary

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+ years of prior experience in an office setting, customer service setting, OR phone support role
  • Familiarity with computer and Windows PC applications, which includes the ability to learn new and complex computer system applications
  • Ability to work for Per Diem / On Call on an as needed basis
  • Ability to work 100% onsite at St. Joseph’s Westgate Medical Center in Glendale, AZ
  • Availability to work any hours, days, evenings, overnights, and weekends based upon the role (to be determined)
  • 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:

  • Working knowledge of insurance policies, procedures, and patient care settings
  • Understanding of medical terminology

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

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**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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