Patient Care Coordinator - Seal Beach, CA

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Optum Care Medical Group serve the communities within Orange and southern Los Angeles counties. The combined medical group is composed of 15 practices with more than 90 physicians and mid - level providers. From pediatric and adolescent medicine, to adult and senior care, Optum Care Medical Group strive to provide a higher level of service through our unique, patient - driven model.

Great entry level position in healthcare! In this position you will interact with patients and their family members, healthcare providers, insurance companies. Learn from healthcare experts as you work side by side to improve the lives of patients. Enjoy profound job satisfaction as you impact the care and comfort of our patient population. We offer the benefits of working for a large, multi - national company - career opportunities, great benefits, paid time off, and more! The successful candidate will demonstrate effective customer service and communication skills.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Greets patients as they arrive
  • Coordinates patient flow
  • Assists patient with intake or admitting processes including copying required documents
  • Collects co - payments, co - insurance and deductibles and issues receipts
  • Processes walk - in patients and visitors
  • Answers phones and schedules appointments
  • Manages medical records (maintains, files / scans, prepares for schedule)
  • Ensures all correspondence is scanned and / or filed in timely manner
  • Processes requests for medical records release and maintains appropriate logs, etc.

M-F 8AM-5PM, NO NIGHTS, WKDS, HOLIDAYS.

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 graduate or GED
  • Experience with data entry
  • 2+ years of experience working in a medical office setting, acute setting, urgent care clinic or managed care clinic.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office i.e. Word, Excel and Outlook
  • 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
  • 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

Preferred Qualifications:
  • ICD 10 and CPT coding experience
  • Experience with referrals / insurance verifications
  • Electronic Medical Records (EMR) experience
  • Bilingual Spanish

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)

OptumCare is committed to creating an environment where physicians focus on what they do best: care for their patients. To do so, OptumCare provides administrative and business support services to both owned and affiliated medical practices which are part of OptumCare. Each medical practice part and their physician employees have complete authority with regards to all medical decision-making and patient care. OptumCare's support services do not interfere with or control the practice of medicine by the medical practices or any of their physicians.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers 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.

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

Job Keywords: Patient Care Coordinator, OCMG, Medical Office, Front Office Coordinator, Data Entry, Insurance Verifications, EMR, ICD-10, CPT, Referrals, Authorizations, Seal Beach, CA, California

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