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Patient Services Advocate - Phoenix, AZ

1 Year

This job necessitates a minimum of 12 months of experience in the same field. The employer's non-disclosure of salary means that you can negotiate based on the company's customer satisfaction and retention rates. January 2, 2024 marked the start of the job posting for Patient Services Advocate - Phoenix, AZ, which will end on March 24, 2024. The company has a job available in Phoenix, but is open to considering remote candidates who meet the necessary qualifications. Take some time to think about whether full time work is what you're looking for.

$1,500 Sign On Bonus For External Candidates

Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Here, you will find a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, talented peers, comprehensive benefits and career development opportunities. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as you help us advance health equity on a global scale. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

Working in a call center environment under supervision to receive and process inbound calls from patients, providers and other medical staff. Execute outbound calls or electronic task to assist with providing medical related services. Assist callers with appointment scheduling, prescriptions refills, facility locations and lab results. Resolve routine to complex issues.

This position is full-time, Monday - Friday. Employees are required to work our normal business hours of 8:00am – 5:00pm. It may be necessary, given the business need, to work occasional overtime or weekends. Our office is located at 20414 N 27th Ave, Ste 100, Phoenix, AZ 85027.

We offer weeks of training. The hours of the training will be based on schedule or will be discussed on your first day of employment.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Answers 50-70 calls from patients, resolving moderate to complex issues.
  • Schedule and verify appointments in clinical information system.
  • Verify and update patient demographic and insurance information.
  • Send and receive tasks to Provider offices to assist patient with access to medical care.
  • Receive and process; expedite stat and at-risk referrals.
  • Contact patients to inform of appointment and referral status.
  • Extreme high volume data entry.
  • Process and resolve expedited patient complaints.
  • Review and processing of medication refills.
  • Proactive response to inquiries from patients, Providers, and internal medical personnel.

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takesto succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

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  • 1+ years experience with electronic medical record systems
  • 1+ years experience with computer and Windows PC applications, which includes the ability to navigate and learn new and complex computer system applications
  • Must be 18 years of age OR older
  • Ability to work 8:00am – 5:00pm, Monday - Friday. It may be necessary, given the business need, to work occasional overtime or weekends.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of experience in a related environment (i.e. office, administrative, clerical, customer service, etc.) using phones and computers as the primary job tools
  • Prior health care experience
  • Bilingual fluency in English and Spanish
  • Prior experience with eClinicalWorks EMR System

**PLEASE NOTE** The sign on bonus is only available to external candidates. Candidates who are currently working for a UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare or related entity in a full time, part time, or per diem basis ("Internal Candidates") are not eligible to receive a sign on bonus.

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone–of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location, and income–deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups, and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes — an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.

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.


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