Join Us for Our Customer Service Virtual Job Fair
Wednesday, July 14th, 2021 at 11am CST
Connect from your smartphone, tablet, or computer to learn more about our exciting Customer Service opportunities in Costa Mesa, CA – Jacksonville, FL – Overland Park, KS – Tucson, AZ !
Register here for the event at: https://uhg.hr/JulyCSJobFair Opens in a new window
We strongly encourage you to apply in advance of the event if you are interested in this opening. Attendance at the event isn't required to be a candidate for potential employment.
Training classes start soon – apply today!
You’ve heard this all your life. Trust matters. Being trusted matters a lot. Here at OptumRx we’ve earned the trust of more than 65 million people who rely on us for the prescription drugs that improve their health and lifestyle. Now, we trust that you can take advantage of some of the best training and tools in the world to help serve our customers and their care providers. You’ll take as many as 50 to 70 calls per day from members who have questions about their prescriptions and you’ll use your personality and our tools to make each call successful. This is no small opportunity. This is where you can bring your compassion for others while building your career.
This position is full-time (up to 40 hours/week) Sunday- Saturday. Employees are required to have flexibility to work any of our 8-hour shift schedules during our normal business hours of 5:00 am-10:00 pm local time. Standard training days are Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm CST however depending on location training hours could include 7:00 am to 4:00 pm CST OR 9:00 am to 6:00 pm CST. It may be necessary, given the business need, to work occasional overtime. Our office is located at 6860 West 115th St, Overland Park Xchange Overland Park, Kansas 66211
The importance of starting off a successful career at OptumRx, cannot be understated. Because of that, we want to provide all new employees the best training we can possibly provide. Training will take place onsite 6860 West 115th St, Overland Park Xchange Overland Park, Kansas 66211 for up to 7 weeks. After 7 weeks, all new employees who successfully complete training will be deployed to telecommuter status (working from home). However, new employees who show immediate proficiency in the role, can be deployed to a telecommuter role as early as 5 weeks after the training start date. This is an amazing opportunity to do your best work from the comfort of your own home!
There are several steps in our hiring process. Please make sure that you have filled out all required sections of your employment application. Once you submit your completed application, you will receive an email with information regarding next steps including any pre-employment assessment(s) that are required. Both your application and any required assessment(s) need to be completed before we can consider you for employment so the sooner you complete these two steps, the sooner you will hear from us. To learn more, go to: http://uhg.hr/OurApplicationProcess
Respond to incoming calls from our customers on issues related to benefit eligibility questions and prescription status inquiries
Guide and educate callers on their prescription benefits, use of plan, formulary, premiums and status of orders and claims or inquiries
Ask appropriate questions and listen actively while documenting required information in computer systems
Identify issues and communicate solutions and steps to customers, pharmacies and physicians with prescription orders and reorders
Make outbound calls to customers on prescription orders and payment issues
This role is equally challenging and rewarding. You’ll be called on to research complex issues pertaining to member prescription and /or pharmacy benefits 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
High School Diploma / GED (or higher) OR equivalent work experience
Minimum of 2+ years of combined education, work and/or volunteer experience
Reside within commutable distance from our Overland Park site at 6860 West 115th St, Overland Park Xchange Overland Park, Kansas 66211
Ability to work any of our 8-hour shift schedules during our normal business hours of 5:00am – 10:00pm local time, Sunday – Saturday
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 a 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.
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)
Customer Service experience
Experience working with Digital platforms and systems. Web, Chat, email.
Experience with Adult Learning in virtual environment
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, 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: https://www.unitedhealthgroup.com/newsroom/addressing-covid.html
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 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