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Medical Receptionist

Company: UnitedHealth Group Inc.
Location: Bristol
Posted on: November 26, 2022

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's 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)

Bristol Pediatric Center, part of Optum, has an immediate opening for a friendly, patient focused and detailed oriented Medical Receptionist to join our team. The hours are Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm and one weekly late night the hours are 11:00 am to 7:30 pm. May work one Saturday per month 8:30am to 1:00 pm. May be asked to float to other practices.

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.

Primary Responsibilities:

* Schedule and triage appointment requests for urgency according to approved protocols consistent with ProHealth's Appointment and Scheduling Guidelines. Consult a medical assistant or licensed clinician for clinical decision making whenever necessary
* Use call processing and other applicable functionality in the EHR to take messages and communicate with clinicians
* Greet patients and conduct check-in process
* Monitor daily reminder call logs to reschedule appointments as needed
* 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
* Maintain knowledge of current OSHA and ProHealth policies
* Assist coworkers as needed to assure smooth office operation and delivery of excellent service through teamwork
* 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.)
* More information can be downloaded at: http://uhg.hr/uhgbenefits

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) OR 2+ years of equivalent medical customer service experience
* 1+ year of customer service experience in service-related industries
* Intermediate level of computer proficiency (including Microsoft Outlook, Teams)
* Ability to travel 10% of the time within 30 miles of territory assigned and have reliable transportation
* 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:

* Experience working with an electronic health record
* Medical office setting experience
* Knowledge of medical terminology
* Excellent communication skills and phone etiquette
* Ability to multi-task

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order 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.(sm)

Connecticut Residents Only: The salary range for Connecticut residents is $16.00 to $25.77. 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.

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.

Job Keywords: Patient care, coordinator, pediatric and adolescent, receptionist, Medical Receptionist, Office Assistant, Front Desk Receptionist, Associate Patient Care Coordinator, Bristol, CT, Connecticut, Optum, #hiringimmediately, #RPO, #RED

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group Inc., New England , Medical Receptionist, Healthcare , Bristol, Northeast

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