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Customer Care Advocate – Remote Jobs in Dallas at UnitedHealth Group


Title: Customer Care Advocate – Remote

Company: UnitedHealth Group

Location: Dallas

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Even if you have no prior experience, we have training classes starting soon to help you build the successful career that you want – apply today!

Turn on the news on any night of the week and you’re likely to hear about the changes that are sweeping through our health care system. It’s dramatic. It’s positive. And it’s being led by companies likeUnitedHealth Group.Now, you can take advantage of some of the best training and tools in the world to help serve our existing and new customers. You’ll take as many as 50-70 calls per day from customers who have questions about their health benefits. As their advocate, you’ll use your personality and our tools to help them through the health care benefits available to them, including helping them enroll in a new plan. This is no small opportunity.

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 between 8:00am – 8:00pm PST. It may be necessary, given the business need, to work occasional weekends and overtime.

We provide 9 weeks of paid training, Monday – Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm CST. This is subject to change. Training will be conducted virtually from your home.

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

Primary Responsibilities:

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 select the best benefit plan options, maximize the value of their health plan benefits and choose a quality care provider

Contact care providers (doctor’s offices) on behalf of the customer to assist with appointment scheduling or connections with internal specialists for assistance

Assist customers in navigating myuhc.com and other UnitedHealth Group websites and encourage and reassure them to become self-sufficient

Must be able to multitask and pay close attention to detail

Based on business needs, you may be asked to assist with calls from other lines of business within UHG.

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)

Minimum of 3+ years of combined education, work and/or volunteer experience

1+ years experience in customer service

Preferred Qualifications:

Resides within Pacific Standard time zone

Health Care/Insurance environment (familiarity with medical terminology, health plan documents, or benefit plan design)

Social work, behavioral health…

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