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Patient Care Coordinator

Company: Optum
Location: Corona
Posted on: June 30, 2024

Job Description:

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. -
The -Patient Care Coordinator -is responsible for providing patient-oriented service in a clinical or front office setting; performs a variety of clerical and administrative duties related to the delivery of patient care, including greeting and checking in patients, answering phones, collecting patient co-pays and insurance payments, processing paperwork, and performing other front office duties as required in a fast-paced, customer-oriented clinical environment.
Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Location: 1700 N Waterman Ave, San Bernardino, CA 92404
Primary Responsibilities:

Respond to patient questions in person or over the phone
Greet patients and build rapport to provide a positive patient experience
Collect patient payments
Make patient follow up calls (e.g., after procedures, admissions, or ER visits) to identify/close gaps in care
Ask patients for and/or assist patients with completing required paperwork (e.g., health history, insurance documentation, etc.)
Connect patients with outside resources (e.g., community resources, social services) to promote self care
Review and support implementation of patient plan of care
Work directly with patients to identify specific needs and/or request adjustments to plan of care
Coordinate services/case management for non-episodic and non-catastrophic cases
Manage/respond constructively to challenging patient interactions (e.g., address lack of understanding, socioeconomic challenges, -frustrated patients, language barriers)
Explain and talk to patients or caregivers about sensitive health care decisions such as advanced directives, physician's order for life sustaining treatment, and palliative care/hospice referrals
Explain and ensure understanding of details related to patient care (e.g., , home health care transition procedures
Explain medical benefits/coverage specifics (e.g., procedures/amounts covered, denials of coverage, appeal rights)

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+ years of experience working in a healthcare office setting
Experience working with multiline phones
Basic level of Microsoft Office experience (Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Teams)
Experience working with basic office equipment, such as faxes, scanners, copy machines, printers, etc.

Preferred Qualifications:

1+ years of experience working in a customer service role
Basic knowledge of Epic systems
Bilingual (English / Spanish)

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California Residents Only: -The hourly range for California residents is -$16.54 to $32.55 -per hour. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. 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, Corona , Patient Care Coordinator, Other , Corona, California

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