Associate Patient Coordinator (880341)

UnitedHealth Group International - Land O' Lakes, FL

Associate Patient Coordinator (880341)

Position Description

Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life’s best work.(sm)

The Associate Patient Care Coordinator is responsible for greeting patients and collecting, recording and balancing payments.

Monday-Friday: 8am-5pm. Office Located in Land O Lakes

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Greets patients as they arrive and manages 20 minute wait time

  • Assists patient with intake processes including copying required documents

  • Collects co-payments, co-insurance and deductibles and issues receipts

  • Manages cashier box and daily deposits according to company policies

  • 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 a timely manner

  • Processes requests for medical records release and maintains appropriate logs, etc.

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 or GED

  • 1+ years of medical office experience including data entry

  • Working knowledge of medical office procedures and medical terminology

  • This position requires Tuberculosis screening as well as proof of immunity to Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis through lab confirmation of immunity, documented evidence of vaccination, or a doctor’s diagnosis of disease

Preferred Qualifications:

  • ICD 10 and CPT coding experience

Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 550,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

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.



Job Keywords: Front desk, medical office, Managed care, Medicare, ICD-10, insurance verification, medical terminology, Land O Lakes, Lutz, Wesley Chapel, FL, Florida

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