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Job Category:

Admin Support Services



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Senior Data Entry Clerk - Melville, NY

UHG - Melville, New York

Posted: 12/12/2018

Healthcare isn’t just changing. It’s growing more complex every day. ICD - 10 Coding replaces ICD - 9. Affordable Care adds new challenges and financial constraints. Where does it all lead? Hospitals and Healthcare organizations continue to adapt, and we are vital part of their evolution. And that’s what fueled these exciting new opportunities.

Who are we? Optum360. We’re a dynamic new partnership formed by Dignity Health and Optum to combine our unique expertise. As part of the growing family of UnitedHealth Group, we’ll leverage our compassion, our talent, our resources and experience to bring financial clarity and a full suite of Revenue Management services to Healthcare Providers, nationwide.

If you’re looking for a better place to use your passion, your ideas and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It’s an opportunity to do your life’s best work.

If you want to achieve more in your mission of healthcare, you have to be really smart about the business of healthcare. Challenge yourself, your peers, and our industry by shaping what healthcare looks like and doing your life's best work.

Primary Responsibilities:
Work alongside the medical records teamAnalyzing and scanning reports into internal software applicationsWorking within spreadsheets, entering informationFollow - up on medical records requestsMailing and / or printing medical recordsRunning and pulling reportsSending correspondences, as requested and to appropriate personnelWorking within a team environment

Required Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma / GED (or higher)
  • 6+ months of administrative or clerical experience
  • Data entry skills, with a minimum of 35 WPM
  • Ability to utilize a Windows PC and navigate computer applications / software easily
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with medical records
Soft Skills:
  • Ability to listen attentively, read and interpret the critical content of an inquiry
  • Excellent telephone etiquette skills
  • Should have excellent communication skills: written and verbal communication.
  • Should be able to handle a lot of data that is available, and all of this has to be done at good pace
  • Should have patience when communicating with the patient / caller able to maintain their composure even if the customer is being rude
  • Should have the skill of versatility; they will have to adapt to many situations regarding the patient / caller
  • Should have strong problem - solving dispute resolution and negotiating skills
Physical Requirements and Work Environment:
  • Frequent sitting, use of hands / fingers across keyboard or mouse, handling other objects, long periods working at a computer
  • Utilize multiple PC applications throughout the day

Careers with OptumInsight. Information and technology have amazing power to transform the Healthcare industry and improve people's lives. This is where it's happening. This is where you'll help solve the problems that have never been solved. We're freeing information so it can be used safely and securely wherever it's needed. We're creating the very best ideas that can most easily be put into action to help our clients improve the quality of care and lower costs for millions. This is where the best and the brightest work together to make positive change a reality. This is the place 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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