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Part Time ED Registrar / Patient Access Representative - Manhasset, NY more...
Location:Manhasset, NY
First posted:May 15, 2017

Position Description:Healthcare isnt just changing. Its growing more complex every day. ICD-10 Coding replaces ICD-9. Affordable Care adds new challenges and financial constraints. Where does it all lead? Hospitals and Healthcare organizations continue to adapt, and we are vital part of their evolution. And thats what fueled these exciting new opportunities. Who are we? Optum360. Were a dynamic new partnership formed by Dignity Health and Optum to combine our unique expertise. As part of the growing family of UnitedHealth Group, well leverage our compassion, our talent, our resources and experience to bring financial clarity and a full suite of Revenue Management services to Healthcare Providers, nationwide. Primary Responsibilities:

Admit patients to the facility and provide information regarding the facility's regulations and policies; such as Patient Bill of Rights, Health Care Proxy, NY State Laws, etc.

Conduct interviews to obtain demographics, insurance information etc. and enters data into the registration system

Communicates the Collection Policy to patients. Collects and documents co-pays and / or deductibles received at point-of-service

Obtains appropriate signatures on medical, legal and financial forms. Prepare charts, registration forms and print identification chart labels and patient identification wristband and forward required items to patient care unit

Uses Teletracking to assign beds for maternity patients

Escort all patients to the patient care unit post registration

Use Surgical Information System (SIS) to retrieve scheduled surgical, cardiology and pre-surgical testing cases

Complete outpatient registrations for scheduled pre-admission testing, Obstetric Check and call (OCC) and limited outpatient procedures

Completes Death Register and Fetal Demise Register information and follows procedures regarding the disposition of records and distribution of information

Facilitate the release of remains on all expired patients

Perform a variety of diverse office / clerical duties supporting the department's operations; including, but not limited to, answering telephone, maintaining files, sorting mail, keeping inventory of supplies, and informing management of all activities, needs and problems

Required Qualifications:

High School Diploma / GED

1+ years of Customer Service experience

Experience with Microsoft Word -(create correspondence and work within templates), Microsoft Excel -(data entry, sort / filter, and work within tables), and Microsoft Outlook -(email and calendar management)

Must be available 22.5 hours per week on the day shift. 3 days per week, varying days. Must have the flexibility to adjust daily schedule and work over-time, weekends and holidays as neededPreferred Qualifications:

Associate's Degree or higher

Experience in Hospital Patient Registration Department, Physician's office setting, Healthcare Insurance Company, revenue cycle vendor and / or other revenue cycle-related role

Understanding of Insurance Policies and Procedures

Knowledge of Medical Terminology

Previous experience in EMR (Electronic Medical Records)

Previous experience in requesting and processing financial paymentsCareers 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 do your lifes best work.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.Keywords: UHG, Manhasset, customer service, patient registration, medical, clinical, hospital

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