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Medical Receptionist - ProHealth Physicians - Middletown, CT

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Middletown
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

ProHealth Physicians, part of OptumCareIf you want to get way ahead in your career, it makes sense to be with an organization that's way ahead of the curve. Formed in 1997, ProHealth Physicians has grown to become Connecticut's leading primary care physician organization. With over 90 locations throughout the state of Connecticut, our family of primary care doctors and specialists care for more than 360,000 people statewide. In fact, ProHealth serves every county and provides roughly ten percent of the primary care delivered to patients in the state. We're leaders in thinking and in serving our communities. For instance, we're a C.M.S. approved Accountable Care Organization (ACO), covering over 30,000 Medicare patients associated with our community-based primary care providers. We're also nationally recognized as a NCQA Level III Medical Home. That kind of progressive leadership makes us perfect fit for OptumCare and UnitedHealth Group's expanding family of providers. This is a place where you can stay way ahead as you do **your life's best work.(sm)**ProHEALTH Care is one of the largest integrated physician group practices in the New York Metropolitan Area with twenty locations throughout Long Island. ProHEALTH Care features more than 300 highly skilled physicians with outstanding credentials from nearly every medical specialty working together to care for thousands of patients each month. Many of our physicians are recognized for innovative medical achievements including writing award winning medical journals and conducting research studies.**ProHealth Physicians, Middlesex Family, has an immediate opening for a friendly, patient focused and detail oriented Medical Receptionist to join our team. The is a full-time (40 hrs/week) position with the exact schedule will be determined by the Practice Manager upon hire. May be asked to float to other offices in the region for coverage.****Primary Responsibilities:**+ Schedule and triage appointment requests for urgency according to approved protocols consistent with ProHealth's Appointment and Scheduling Guidelines. Consult a medical assistant or licensed clinician for clinical decision making whenever necessary+ Use call processing and other applicable functionality in the EHR to take messages and communicate with clinicians+ Greet patients and conduct check-in process+ Monitor daily reminder call logs to reschedule appointments as needed+ Scan and index documents into the EHR; ensure that necessary documents, lab results, etc. are available in advance of patient visits+ Close payment batch(es) at the end of each shift, assemble and balance batch(es) according to ProHealth cash control procedures+ Maintain knowledge of current OSHA and ProHealth policies+ Assist coworkers as needed to assure smooth office operation and delivery of excellent service through teamwork+ Perform other duties as assignedYou'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 graduate or GED equivalent+ Basic computer literacy+ Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance**Preferred Qualifications:**+ Experience working with an electronic health record+ Customer Service experience in retail, hospitality, etc.+ Office Administrative/Receptionist/Clerical experience in a medical environment+ Knowledge of medical terminology+ Knowledge of ICD - 10 and CPT coding_To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination 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 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)****Connecticut Residents Only:** The hourly range for Connecticut residents is $16.00 to $25.77. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives._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: Medical Receptionist, Receptionist, Front Office, Administrative, Front Desk, Middletown, CT, Connecticut

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