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Medical Receptionist - 2226842

Genoa Telepsychiatry

Genoa Telepsychiatry

Administration
Groton, CT, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

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.

Support the care team and its patients by greeting and checking in patients, scheduling appointments, answering telephone inquiries, collecting payments, and maintaining demographic information. Routinely use the practice management system (PM) and electronic health record (EHR) according to office policies and workflows.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Greet patients and conduct check-in process:
    • 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

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 receptionist experience
  • Intermediate level of proficiency in Microsoft Office

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience as a receptionist in a healthcare setting
  • Experience working with Epic

Connecticut Residents Only: The hourly range for Connecticut residents is $19.47 to $38.08 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.

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.

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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