Medical Receptionist

UnitedHealth Group Inc.


Job Description
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 health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm) The Medical Receptionist is responsible to the Center Administrator and provides appointment scheduling, patient registration, cashiering, answers incoming calls and performs other related clerical functions. Work Hours: 8am to 5pm Monday - Friday Location: 13220 Starkey Road, Largo, FL Primary Responsibilities: * Consistently exhibits behavior and communication skills that demonstrate commitment to superior customer service, including quality and care and concern with each and every internal and external customer * Represents the Company in a professional manner, following all Company policies and procedures * Uses, protects, and discloses patients' protected health information (PHI) only in accordance with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards * Accurately and professionally handling all front desk operations including answering phones, greeting patients, scheduling of all appointments, balancing daily collections, addressing routine inquiries, and forwarding non-routine requests to appropriate personnel * Receives incoming telephone calls in a prompt and courteous manner * Performs clerical duties as directed * Assists with the inventory and maintenance of business office supplies and the completion of business office reports * Works daily reports, incomplete encounters, No Show reports, and other designated administrative reports according to office procedures * Performs other duties as assigned * Consistent, punctual, and reliable attendance * Travel may be required What are the reasons to consider working for UnitedHealth Group? Put it all together - competitive base pay, a full and comprehensive benefit program, performance rewards, and a management team who demonstrates their commitment to your success. Some of our offerings include: * Paid Time Off which you start to accrue with your first pay period plus 8 Paid Holidays * Medical Plan options along with participation in a Health Spending Account or a Health Saving account * Dental, Vision, Life& AD&D Insurance along with Short-term disability and Long-Term Disability coverage * 401(k) Savings Plan, Employee Stock Purchase Plan * Education Reimbursement * Employee Discounts * Employee Assistance Program * Employee Referral Bonus Program * Voluntary Benefits (pet insurance, legal insurance, LTC Insurance, etc.) * More information can be downloaded at: http://uhg.hr/uhgbenefits 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 * Intermediate level experience working with computers and MS office * 1+ years of demonstrated clerical skills (typing, filing, telephone courtesy) * Knowledge of business office operations and basic bookkeeping principles * Knowledge of HIPAA regulations * Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state, and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation Preferred Qualifications: * 1+ years of medical office experience * Able to display excellent telephone etiquette * Ability to follow written and oral instructions and to work with general guidance * Ability to interact and verbally communicate effectively with patients and all levels of personnel in a professional, courteous, and effective manner with excellent customer service skills * Ability to multi-task in a high paced environment with good organizational skills To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients, and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state, and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment. 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) 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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