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Customer Service Representative - Phoenix, AZ

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Sun City
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Here, you will find a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, talented peers, comprehensive benefits and career development opportunities. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as you help us advance health equity on a global scale. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together. If putting a smile on someone's face puts one on yours, you belong on our team.-- Here at--Optum--and--UnitedHealth Group, we've brought together teams of incredibly compassionate and positive people to help serve our members when they call us with questions regarding their health care coverage, eligibility, or reimbursement. Your helpful personality combined with our support, training and development will ensure your success. This is no small opportunity. This is where you can bring your compassion for others while building a career.This position is full-time. Employees are required to work our normal business hours of 8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday. It may be necessary, given the business need, to work occasional overtime or weekends. All employees will begin training and initial employment at one of the temporary office locations:

  • 14418 W Meeker Blvd, Suite 210, Sun City West, AZ 8537513613 W Camino Del Sol Ste 5, Sun City, AZ 8537514973 W Bell Rd, Suite 100, Surprise, AZ 85374Employees will be required to work at the permanent office located at 20414 N 27th Ave, Ste 100, Phoenix, AZ 85027.Primary Responsibilities
    • Answer 50-70 incoming phone calls per day from customers and identify the type of assistance the customer needs Ask appropriate questions and listen actively to identify specific questions or issues while documenting required information in computer systemsContact care providers (doctor's offices) on behalf of the customer to assist with appointment scheduling or connections with internal specialists for assistance when neededAssist customers in navigating UnitedHealth Group websites while encouraging and reassuring them to become self-sufficient in using our toolsResearch complex issues across multiple databases and work with support resources to resolve customer issues and/or partner with others to resolve escalated issues-- This role is equally challenging and rewarding. You'll be called on to research complex issues across multiple databases. It requires fluency in computer navigation and toggling while you confidently and compassionately engage in dialogue with the caller. Be assured that our training will provide you with knowledge of the various products, plans and levels of benefits available to members and you'll soon find yourself creating positive experiences and earning the gratitude of callers on an hourly basis.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 experienceFamiliarity with computer and Windows PC applications, which includes the ability to navigate and learn new and complex computer system applications Ability to work temporarily at one of the following office locations:
        • 14418 W Meeker Blvd, Suite 210, Sun City West, AZ 85375
        • 13613 W Camino Del Sol Ste 5, Sun City, AZ 85375
        • 14973 W Bell Rd, Suite 100, Surprise, AZ 85374Ability to work at permanent office located at: 20414 N 27th Ave, Ste 100 Phoenix, AZ 85027Ability to work full-time, Monday - Friday between 8:00am - 5:00pm including the flexibility to work occasional overtime given the business needFull COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodationPreferred 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 toolsPrior health care experienceBilingual fluency in English and SpanishSoft Skills:
            • Demonstrated ability to listen skillfully, collect relevant information, build rapport and respond to customers in a compassionate manner --Proficient conflict management skills to resolve issues in a stressful situation To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies required all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.Careers with Optum. Our objective is to make health care simpler and more effective for everyone. With our hands at work across all aspects of health, you can play a role in creating a healthier world, one insight, one connection and one person at a time. We bring together some of the greatest minds and ideas to take health care to its fullest potential, promoting health equity and accessibility. Work with diverse, engaged and high-performing teams to help solve important challenges.At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone-of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income-deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.--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.#RPO #RED

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, Sun City , Customer Service Representative - Phoenix, AZ, Hospitality & Tourism , Sun City, Arizona

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