Position Description: Energize your career with one of healthcare's fastest growing companies. You dream of a great career with a great company – where you can make an impact and help people. We dream of giving you the opportunity to do just this. And with the incredible growth of our business, it's a dream that definitely can come true. Already one of the world's leading healthcare companies, UnitedHealth Group is restlessly pursuing new ways to operate our Service Centers, improve our service levels and help people lead healthier lives. We live for the opportunity to make a difference and right now, we are living it up. This opportunity is with one of our most exciting business areas: Optum - a growing part of our family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group a Fortune 17 leader. Optum helps nearly 60 million Americans live their lives to the fullest by educating them about their symptoms, conditions and treatments; helping them to navigate the system, finance their healthcare needs and stay on track with their health goals. No other business touches so many lives in such a positive way. And we do it all with every action focused on our shared values of Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation & Performance. Employees in this position include those responsible for initial Triage of members, Administrative Intake of members or managing the Admission / Discharge information post - notification, and working with hospitals and the Clinical team. Function includes managing Incoming calls, managing requests for services from Providers / members, providing information on available Network services and transferring members as appropriate to Clinical staff. Also manages the Referrals process, processes Incoming and Outgoing Referrals, and Prior Authorizations. This function also includes Intake, Notification and Census roles. Primary Responsibilities:Make calls to Provider offices and ConsumersRespond to some incoming Provider and Consumer calls.Provide excellent Customer Service to both Providers and Consumer.Constantly meet established productivity, schedule adherence, and quality standards while maintaining good attendance.Assist with faxes and emailsModerate work experience within own function.Some work is completed without established procedures.Basic tasks are completed without review by others.Supervision / guidance is required for higher level tasks.
Required Qualifications:High School Diploma / GEDComfortable working an 8 hour shift Monday - Friday from 7:30 AM - 6:30 PM 2+ years of Customer Service experience1+ years of experience in an office environment using the telephone and computer as the primary instruments to perform the job dutiesExperience using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) Preferred Qualifications:Knowledge of Medical Terminology Healthcare experience (i.e., Medical office, Hospital, etc.)Experience working with the senior population 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.SMDiversity 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.Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, Optum, Healthcare
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need... at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.