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Senior Customer Service Advocate - Multiple Locations (Temporarily Remote)

Company: UnitedHealth Group Inc.
Location: Duluth
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Job Description:

Grow your career with an industry leader! We have training classes starting soon. Apply now! You love problem solving and you love helping people. How about a career where you can do both? As a member of UnitedHealthcare's elite customer service team, you'll work directly with our customers to help them navigate the health care system. You'll be empowered to resolve the most complex health care related concerns, helping to connect the dots for our customers. Your ability to provide exceptional customer service will truly make a difference in the lives of our members. Join us and start doing your life's best work.SM As a Senior Customer Service Advocate, you'll provide our members with the information they need to make better decisions about their health, helping them get access to the right care the first time. Every day, you'll help 50 to 70 callers, in a compassionate and empathetic manner, providing guidance, support, and escalating issues. This is your chance to be a sought out as an advisor and advocate to your customer. You have the opportunity to exceed expectations and improve the lives of our customers every day. This position is full-time (40 hours/week) Monday - Friday. Employees are required to have flexibility to work any of our 8-hour shift schedules during our normal business hours of (7:55am - 5:05pm). It may be necessary, given the business need, to work occasional overtime. Our office is located at:

  • 14 Central Park Dr, Hooksett, NH 03106
  • 4316 Rice Lake Rd. Duluth, MN 55811
  • 601 Booker Creek Blvd. Oldsmar, FL 34677. We offer 8 weeks of paid training. The hours during training will be 8:00am to 4:30pm Monday-Friday. Training will be conducted virtually from your home. Primary Responsibilities:
    • Serve as a resource or Subject Matter Expert (SME) for other team members or internal customers
    • Handle escalated calls, resolving more complex customer issues in a one and done manner
    • Demonstrate outstanding service to identify the source of the issue and work to resolve customer inquiries and issues in a timely and professional manner, related to benefits, eligibility and claims, financial spending accounts and correspondence
    • Help guide and educate customers about the fundamentals and the benefits to them of consumer-driven health care topics to include managing their health and well-being by selecting the best benefit plan options, maximizing the value of their health plan benefits and choosing a quality care provider
    • Intervene with care providers (doctor's offices) on behalf of the customer to assist with appointment scheduling or connections with internal specialists for assistance when needed
    • Assist customers in navigating myuhc.com and other UnitedHealth Group websites and encourage and reassure them to become self-sufficient
    • Own problem through to resolution on behalf of the customer in real time or through comprehensive and timely follow-up with the member
    • Research complex issues across multiple databases and work with support resources to resolve customer issues and/or partner with others to resolve escalated issues
    • Provide education and status on previously submitted pre-authorizations or pre-determination requests This role is equally challenging and rewarding. You'll be called on to research complex issues pertaining to the caller's health, status and potential plan options. To do this, you'll need to navigate across multiple databases which requires fluency in computer navigation and toggling while confidently and compassionately engaging with the caller. 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. Required Qualifications:
      • High School Diploma / GED (or higher) OR equivalent work experience
      • Minimum of 3+ years of combined education, work and/or volunteer experience
      • Reside within Hooksett, NH, Duluth MN, or Oldsmar, FL
      • Must live in a location that can receive a UnitedHealth Group approved high-speed internet connection or leverage an existing high-speed internet service
      • If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. When in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are required to wear a mask in common areas. In addition, employees must comply with any state and local masking orders Preferred Qualifications:
        • Health Care/Insurance environment (familiarity with medical terminology, health plan documents, or benefit plan design)
        • Social work, behavioral health, disease prevention, health promotion and behavior change (working with vulnerable populations)
        • Sales or account management experience
        • Customer Service Experience UnitedHealth Group is an essential business. The health and safety of our team members is our highest priority, so we are taking a science driven approach to slowly welcome and transition some of our workforce back to the office with many safety protocols in place. We continue to monitor and assess before we confirm the return of each wave, paying specific attention to geography-specific trends. At this time, 90% of our non - clinical workforce transitioned to a work at home (remote) status. We have taken steps to ensure the safety of our 325,000 team members and their families, providing them with resources and support as they continue to serve the members, patients and customers who depend on us. You can learn more about all we are doing to fight COVID-19 and support impacted communities at: Helping create positive customer experiences for 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 UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 6 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can 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. Keywords: customer service representative, customer service, CSR, UnitedHealth Group, call center, UnitedHealthcare, health care, office, phone support, training class, work at home, work from home, WAH, WFH, remote, telecommute, hiring immediately, #rpo

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