Patient Care Clerk

UnitedHealth Group Eugene, Oregon
patient care health clinic scheduling medical administrative data team patients sterilization front desk regulations compliance
October 18, 2022
UnitedHealth Group
Eugene, Oregon
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)* Works collaboratively as part of the clinical team to provide non-clinical assistance for patients, providers, and other staff members in a medical clinic.

Provides support by ensuring that all necessary information is gathered during pre-visit planning, assists with scheduling checkouts in exam rooms, may assist with lab and sterilization support, and multiple administrative tasks needed by the team. May serve as backup to Registration and Scheduling at the front desk Primary Responsibilities:* + Pre-visit planning to include printing Pre-Visit Planning Tool for each patient, collecting appropriate outside records for in-patient or ER follow-ups, and review for quality metric gaps + Exam room duties to include scheduling follow-up appointments and assisting with cleaning and stocking exam rooms. + Performs or assists in the performance of basic clinical and/or laboratory procedures as appropriate to the activities of the clinic and non-certified status.

May include administrative participation in vaccine clinic patient flow. + Back up as needed in the clinic to include registration and scheduling, autoclave sterilization processing, insurance verification. + Collects, verifies, records and maintains data on clinical activity; prepares associated reports as required.

+ Maintains patient confidentiality, follows HIPAA and all regulatory guidelines to stay within scope of role 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 experience in registration, scheduling or front desk in a medical setting and general clerical/administrative experience + Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement 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.

Preferred Qualifications:* + 2+ year of work experience in a medical office or clinic setting + Strong multitasking and typing skills + A basic knowledge of medical terminology _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)* For more information on our Internal Job Posting Policy,?click here. ( _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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