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Per Diem - Associate Collections Representative - Manhasset, NY

UnitedHealth Group

Manhasset, NY
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744491 Per Diem Associate Collections Representative Manhasset NY

Per Diem - Associate Collections Representative - Manhasset, NY (744491)

Position Description

Position Description:

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.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Processes payments received and issues the appropriate cash receipt(s), secures monies collected and summarizes shift activity
  • Performs functions related to the patient discharge process
  • Issues an account receivable cash receipt based upon type of payment or general ledger receipt
  • Issues a general ledger receipt for monies collected that are to be applied to general ledger accounts
  • Indicates the appropriate accounts receivable payment code / general ledger account number on each account receivable / general ledger receipt issued
  • Secures cash receipts in individual cash drawer in order to reconcile the cash drawer at end of shift
  • Discharges patients and prepares necessary paperwork
  • Ensures the patient is discharged in a timely fashion
  • Verifies all insurance information and obtains appropriate signatures, when indicated
  • Completes the hospital discharge slip
  • Validates parking garage tickets and issues parking garage access cards
  • Validates with proper identification parking garage tickets based upon long stay patient (greater than 14 days) and same day re-entry (multiple daily visits) visitor parking policy
  • Validates parking garage tickets for Endocrinology and Cancer Prevention Trial patients insuring that proper fund number is indicated on the ticket
  • Validates any exceptions, as directed
  • Issues access cards to Oncology, Radiation Therapy and Pediatric Oncology patients as directed by the appropriate department
  • Performs related duties as required
  • ADA Essential Functions
Required Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma / GED (or higher)
  • Experience handling cash and processing credit card transactions
  • Ability to cover various days and shifts, flexible in schedule and available to work on a per diem basis. (The Cashiering Services Department operates 7 days a week / 365 day a year. Monday - Friday, this department is open 24 hours and on the weekends and holidays between the hours of 6:00am-9:00pm.)
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working in a financial setting
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.
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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Job Details

  • Contest Number744491
  • Job TitlePer Diem - Associate Collections Representative - Manhasset, NY
  • Job FamilyAdmin Support Services
  • Business SegmentOptumInsight

Job Location Information

  • Manhasset, NY
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusTemporary
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftFlex Time
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusNon-exempt

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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