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Healthcare Call Center Assoc. (Bilingual - Spanish) - La Palma, CA

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
LA PALMA, CA
Date:
04/19/2018
2018-04-192018-05-18
Job Code:
760874
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760874 Healthcare Call Center Assoc Bilingual Spanish La Palma CA

Healthcare Call Center Assoc. (Bilingual - Spanish) - La Palma, CA (760874)

Position Description

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for answering up to 50 - 70 incoming phone calls per day from both our English speaking and Spanish speaking customers and identify the type of assistance the customer needs

  • Respond to and resolve on the first call, customer service inquires and issues by identifying the topic and type of assistance the caller needs such as benefits, eligibility and claims, financial spending accounts and correspondence

  • Help guide and educate customers about the fundamentals and benefits 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

  • Meet the performance goals established for the position in the areas of: efficiency, call quality, customer satisfaction, first call resolution and attendance

Required Qualifications:

  • 1 year of Call Center experience with inbound calls 

  • 1 year of experience with Healthcare Claims, Benefits, &/or Authorizations (i.e. in a doctor’s office, HMO, etc.)

  • Must be bilingual / fluent in English / Spanish in order to be considered for this position

 

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED OR 10 years of equivalent working experience

  • Demonstrated ability to quickly build rapport and respond to customers in a compassionate manner by identifying and exceeding customer expectations (responding in respectful, timely manners, consistently meeting commitments)

  • Demonstrated ability to listen skillfully, collect relevant information, determine immediate requests and identify the current and future needs of the member

  • Proficient problem solving approach to quickly assess current state and formulate recommendations

  • Proficient in translating healthcare-related jargon and complex processes into simple, step-by-step instructions customers can understand and act upon

  • Flexibility to customize approach to meet all types of member communication styles and personalities

  • Proficient conflict management skills to include ability to resolve issues in a stressful situation and demonstrating personal resilience

  • Ability to work regularly scheduled shifts within our hours of operation, where lunches and breaks are scheduled, with the flexibility to adjust daily schedule, and work over-time and/or weekends, as needed

  • All new hires will be required to successful complete the UnitedHealthcare Operations Customer Service Advocate training classes and demonstrate proficiency of the material

 

  

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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.

 

Job Keywords: Call Center, Claims examiner, Medical claims, Health plans, Benefits, customer service, La Palma, CA, California

Job Details

  • Contest Number760874
  • Job TitleHealthcare Call Center Assoc. (Bilingual - Spanish) - La Palma, CA
  • Job FamilyCustomer Services
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

  • LA PALMA, CA
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusNon-exempt

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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