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)
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Turn on the news on any night of the week and you're likely to hear about the changes that are sweeping through our health care system.
It's dramatic. It's positive. And it's being led by companies like Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses.
Now, you can take advantage of some of the best training and tools in the world to help serve our members by interfacing and solving issues with their health care providers.
As part of our Provider Services group, the quality of support you deliver will directly translate into better care for their patients This is no small opportunity.
This is where you can bring your compassion for others while building your career.
Positions in this function are responsible for providing expertise and customer service support to members, customers, and / or providers.
Direct phone-based customer interaction to answer and resolve a wide variety of inquiries. *Employees in jobs labeled with SCA must support a government Service Contract Act (SCA) agreement.
Some work is completed without established procedures. Basic tasks are completed without review by others. Supervision / guidance is required for higher level tasks.
Primary Responsibilities :
Answer incoming phone calls from health care providers (i.e. physician offices, clinics) and identify the type of assistance the provider needs (EG.
benefit and eligibility, billing and payments, authorizations for treatment, explanation of benefits)
Focus on resolving issues on the first call, navigating through complex computer systems to identify the status of the issue and provide appropriate response to caller
Deliver information and answer questions in a positive manner to facilitate strong relationships with providers and their staff
Complete the documentation necessary to track provider issues and facilitate the reporting of overall trends
Comply with the terms and conditions of the employment contract, company policies and procedures, and any and all directives (such as, but not limited to, transfer and / or re-assignment to different work locations, change in teams and / or work shifts, policies in regards to flexibility of work benefits and / or work environment, alternative work arrangements, and other decisions that may arise due to the changing business environment).
The Company may adopt, vary or rescind these policies and directives in its absolute discretion and without any limitation (implied or otherwise) on its ability to do so
This role is equally challenging and rewarding. You'll interact with providers with the intent to develop a relationship with them.
Within a high-volume setting, you'll need to develop knowledge of our various products and multiple levels of benefits within each product in order to best assist our providers / customers.
Required Qualifications :
Familiarity with computer and Windows PC applications, which includes the ability to navigate and learn new and complex computer system applications
Demonstrated ability to listen skillfully, collect relevant information, build rapport and respond to customers in a compassionate manner
Skilled in problem solving to quickly assess current state and formulate recommendations
Preferred Qualifications :
1+ years of experience in a related environment (i.e. office, administrative, clerical, customer service, etc.) using phones and computers as the primary job tools
Health care experience
Helping create positive customer experiences for providers and our members can drive your sense of impact and purpose. Join us as we improve the lives of millions.
Learn more about how you can start doing your life's best work.(sm)
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)