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Front Office Assistant - Kokomo, IN - 943687

Kokomo, IN 46901
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Energize your career with one of Healthcares fastest growing companies.

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You dream of a great career with a great company where you can make an impact and help people. We dream of giving you the opportunity to do just this. And with the incredible growth of our business, its a dream that definitely can come true. Already one of the worlds leading Healthcare companies, UnitedHealth Group is restlessly pursuing new ways to operate our service centers, improve our service levels and help people lead healthier lives. We live for the opportunity to make a difference and right now, we are living it up.

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This opportunity is with one of our most exciting business areas: Optum a growing part of our family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group a Fortune 10 leader.

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Optum helps nearly 60 million Americans live their lives to the fullest by educating them about their symptoms, conditions and treatments; helping them to navigate the system, finance their healthcare needs and stay on track with their health goals. No other business touches so many lives in such a positive way. And we do it all with every action focused on our shared values of Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation & Performance.

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Having energized and friendlyFront Office Assistantsis essential to delivering quality care and creating success in our centers. As a Front Office Assistant, you will be responsible for greeting patients, activating patient files, and providing support to medical staff. If youre a team player with a warm and welcoming attitude, excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to multi-task, wed love for you to join our team!

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This Full-Time opening (36 hours per week 3 days at 12 hours days ) is patient-facing and requires working in a clinical setting. The noise level is moderate and there is a potential for exposure to infectious diseases and blood-borne pathogens. It requires the ability to stand and sit for hours at a time (with some bending and stooping), ability to use manual dexterity in relation to clinical requirements, and ability to lift 50 lbs. Work hours may vary based on location, patient volume, and business needs. Our location is 1010 South Reed Rd. Kokomo, IN

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Primary Responsibilities:

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  1. Assist in opening and closing the clinic, locking and unlocking the doors, and maintaining a clean waiting area
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  3. Welcome all On-Site Clinic patients and visitors by greeting them with a friendly demeanor,answering inquiries and directing them through the registration process.
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  5. Answer multi-phone lines, filing, faxing, scanning documentation and completing daily patient callbacks
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  7. Collect all insurance information, verify patient demographics, process payments, and complete phone sheets.
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  9. Discharge patients, verify their information, and provide them with anything needed to leave such as discharge papers, prescription, or work/school excuses
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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.

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Required Qualifications:

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  • High School Diploma / GED (or higher)
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  • 1+ year of customer service OR 1+ year ofexperience in a medical office setting
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  • Experience with basic computer software and the ability to learn electronic medical records
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  • Ability to work three (3) 12 hours days per week with open availability for weekends and holidays.
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  • You will be provisioned with appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and are required to perform this role with patients and members on site, as this is an essential function of this role.
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  • Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained.
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Preferred Qualifications:

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  • Understanding of occupational medicine
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  • Experience collecting health insurance information and/or processing patient payments
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  • Experience with patient registration
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  • 6+ months of experience navigating computer systems, tools, and technologies such as Microsoft Office (Basic proficiency in Microsoft Word (creating, editing and saving documents) Microsoft Excel (creating, editing and saving spreadsheets, filtering and sorting data) and Microsoft PowerPoint (creating and editing slide presentations), point of sale (POS), electronic medical record (EMR), or practice management and billing systems
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Physical and Work Environment:

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  • Lift 50 pounds
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UnitedHealth Group is an essential business. The health and safety of our team members is our highest priority, so we are taking a science driven approach to slowly welcome and transition some of our workforce back to the office with many safety protocols in place. We continue to monitor and assess before we confirm the return of each wave, paying specific attention to geography-specific trends. We have taken steps to ensure the safety of our 325,000 team members and their families, providing them with resources and support as they continue to serve the members, patients and customers who depend on us. You can learn more about all we are doing to fight COVID-19 and support impacted communities at: https://www.unitedhealthgroup.com/newsroom/addressing-covid.html

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MedExpress is a national leader in delivering high-quality, convenient, affordable health care in a patient-centric manner. MedExpress was founded in 2001 in Morgantown, West Virginia, with a commitment to treating each patient as if he/she were the only patient. A broad scope of services is provided including urgent care, employer health services, and basic wellness and prevention services.

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Military & Veterans find your next mission: We know your background and experience is different and we like that. UnitedHealth Group values the skills, experience and dedication that serving in the military demands. In fact, many of the values defined in the service mirror what the UnitedHealth Group culture holds true: Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation and Performance. Whether you are looking to transition from active duty to a civilian career, or are an experienced veteran or spouse, we want to help guide your career journey. Learn more at https://uhg.hr/transitioning-military

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Learn how Teresa, a Senior Quality Analyst,works withmilitary veterans and ensures they receive the best benefits and experience possible.https://uhg.hr/vet

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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.

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UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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Posted: 2021-07-20 Expires: 2021-08-19

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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