Data Entry Clerk – Remote in TX
Requisition Number: 2097355
Job Category: Admin Support Services
Primary Location: Dallas, TX
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If you are located within the state of TX, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* (work from home) as you take on some tough challenges.
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In an environment where the client / patient is the center of everything we do, individuals in this position are primarily responsible for the data entry of information as it is related to patient, client, and 3rd part insurance carrier transactions.
This position is full-time (40 hours/week) 7:00am – 3:30pm, Monday – Friday (all US time zones considered). Overtime and/or weekend work not required, but is available to work when needed (optional). Training will be conducted virtually from your home.
*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.
Data Entry of all required billing information that appears on requisitions and laboratory reports
Entry of demographic and billing information in multiple hospital and laboratory interfaces
Understanding of Laboratory Pathology reports
Understanding of requests for services on a laboratory requisition
Ability to meet quality and production standards
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Maintain Compliance with HIPPA regulations at all times
Ability to key a minimum of 8000 alpha – numeric keystrokes per hour with minimal errors
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.
High School Diploma / GED (or higher)
Strong computer skills, including working knowledge of Microsoft Windows and navigation, mouse and keyboarding skills
Ability to work 7:00 am – 3:30 pm, Monday – Friday (in their current time zone)
Ability to type at least 55 WPM
Reside within the state of TX
Required to have a dedicated work area established that is separated from other living areas and provides information privacy
Ability to keep all company sensitive documents secure (if applicable)
Must live in a location that can receive a UnitedHealth Group approved high-speed internet connection or leverage an existing high-speed internet service
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