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Patient Access Registration - Phoenix, AZ - 925867

Phoenix, AZ 85003
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    925867

Combine two of the fastest - growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making Healthcare data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doingyour lifes best work.SM

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We are seeking an energetic candidate for ourPatient AccessRegistrationDepartment at The University of Arizona Cancer Center @ Dignity Health St. Josephs Hospital and Medical Center. The perfect candidate will facilitate the patient admission flow, including patient identification, accurate demographics, insurance authorization, notification and verification of insurance e - benefits in order to obtain accurate and prompt reimbursement. Additional duties include providing information and answering questions about payment assistance collecting co - payments, patient liabilities, compliance with HIPAA, and entering all necessary information into the hospital computer system.

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As aPatient Access Registrar, 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.

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This position is full - time (40 hours / week) Monday - Friday. Employees are required to have flexibility to work any of our 8 hour shift schedules during our normal business hours of 7:00am - 7:00pm, Monday through Friday. No weekends or major holidays are required. It may be necessary, given the business need, to work occasional overtime, however, and voluntary OT is available after 90 days. We are located at the Cancer Institute at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in the heart of Downtown Phoenix at 625 N 6th St, Phoenix, AZ 85004.We have onsite caf and provide 2 weeks of paid training. Performance based bonuses are also available.

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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Communicate directly with patients and / or families either in person or on the phone to complete the registrationprocess by collecting patient demographics, health information, and verifying insurance eligibility / benefits
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  • Respond to patient and caregivers' inquiries always in a compassionate and respectful manner
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  • Obtain Benefits and Insurance verification
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  • Point of Service Cash Collection, Co - Pays, Deductibles and Coinsurance
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  • Accurate Computer Data Entry
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  • Scan documents
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  • Organize and schedule patient services and appointments for referrals
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  • Register and Pre - Register Patients for Emergency, Elective and Scheduled Cases
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  • Work with various systems including the Patient Registration and Electronic Medical Record
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  • Generate, review and analyze patient data reports and follows up on issues and inconsistencies as necessary
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Youll 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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  • 2+ years of experience in a Hospital Patient Registration Department, Physician office or any medical setting
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  • 1+ years of Customer Service experience
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  • 1+ years of professional experience with insurance policies and procedures
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  • Understanding ofMedical Terminology
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  • Ability to work day shifts, Monday through Friday 7:00am 7:00pm (Shift is assigned within those hours)
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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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  • Bilingual fluency with English & Spanish
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  • Working knowledge of facility pricing structure and cost estimates
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  • Knowledge of ICD9 (10) and CPT terminology
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  • Previous experience in collecting patient copays, deductibles, etc
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  • Experience submitting authorization requests and / or processing referrals
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  • Previous working experience with Microsoft Office products: (Ability to open, edit, create, save, and send documents in Microsoft Word; ability to open, edit, create, save, and send spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel; & ability to open, edit, create, save, and send emails in Microsoft Outlook)
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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.
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"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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Careers with OptumInsight.Information and technology have amazing power to transform the Healthcare industry and improve people's lives. This is where it's happening. This is where you'll help solve the problems that have never been solved. We're freeing information so it can be used safely and securely wherever it's needed. We're creating the very best ideas that can most easily be put into action to help our clients improve the quality of care and lower costs for millions. This is where the best and the brightest work together to make positive change a reality. This is the place to doyour lifes best work.SM

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Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere:UnitedHealth Groupis an Equal Employment Opportunity / AffirmativeAction 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 orexpression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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

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Posted: 2021-04-16 Expires: 2021-07-14

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