At Optum, we share what might be seen as a surprisingly simple goal: making the health system work better for everyone. We look for people who relentlessly push themselves to go farther. For these high performers, a position on a team at Optum, a business of UnitedHealth Group, is a natural fit. We offer more than the talent, resources and can - do culture - we offer a place to improve the lives of others while doing your life’s best work.(sm)
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.
Monday-Friday: 8am-5pm Irvine Office
- Positions in this function are responsible for checking in, scheduling appointments, answering billing questions and managing patient medical records for a clinic
- They will assist patients via phone by determining needs, scheduling, rescheduling or canceling of appointments
- Verify and input patient demographic and insurance information. Assist with managing daily reports
- Ability to operate effectively in a dynamic, fluctuating, and rapidly changing environment
- Demonstrates team qualities including time management, verbal communication, written communication, listening skills, problem solving, decision-making, and priority setting
- High school education or GED
- Minimum 1 year experience in appointment scheduling, patient registration in an office or related medical field
- NextGen experience
- Bilingual Spanish/Farsi
- Previous call center experience/customer service experience
- Basic Microsoft office-word/outlook
Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system 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.
Job Keywords: Patient care coordinator, medical office, scheduler, managed care, customer service, NextGen, multi-task, bilingual, call center, Irvine, Santa Ana, Garden Grove, CA