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Landmark Health, part of the Optum and UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, was created to transform how healthcare is delivered to the most medically vulnerable members in our community. Our medical group provides home-based medical care to chronically ill patients, many of whom are ill-equipped to navigate our overwhelming healthcare system.

The Licensure Specialist is a critical member of the Provider Enrollment team and facilitates the licenses, DEA, prescriptive authority and controlled substances for the Leadership, Landmark First (LM1) Delta, and multi-state practitioners. The successful candidate should be detail oriented, with excellent communication skills and have working knowledge of state rules and regulations as it pertains to state licenses, DEAs, prescriptive authority, and controlled substances. 

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Own the end-to-end licensure process for Landmark’s Leadership, LM1, Delta, and multi-state practitioners; actively contributes in helping to meet and improve turn-around timelines for licensing 
  • Supports Landmark’s growth and expansion into new markets by obtaining the required state licenses, DEA, prescriptive authority, and or controlled substance certificate to practice in order to meet key deliverables 
  • Collaborates with the Credentialing team and provides updates on licenses so practitioners can be credentialed with the health plans  
  • Renew expiring licenses and certifications on behalf of and in cooperation with practitioners
  • Facilitate payment for application and renewal fees according to Accounting guidelines
  • Maintain licensing database; data entry required 
  • Observe Landmark Health policies and procedures, client contract requirements, local state and federal rules and regulations
  • Facilitate malpractice insurance applications and certificate updates for state specific funds where required 
  • Other administrative duties as determined
  • Help process provider applications and re-applications including initial mailing, review and loading into the database tracking system

Supervisory:
Reports directly to the Manager, Licensure 

Competency:
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Excellent detail orientation and organizational skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills

What are the reasons to consider working for UnitedHealth Group?   Put it all together - competitive base pay, a full and comprehensive benefit program, performance rewards, and a management team who demonstrates their commitment to your success. Some of our offerings include:

  • Paid Time Off which you start to accrue with your first pay period plus 8 Paid Holidays
  • Medical Plan options along with participation in a Health Spending Account or a Health Saving account
  • Dental, Vision, Life& AD&D Insurance along with Short-term disability and Long-Term Disability coverage
  • 401(k) Savings Plan, Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Education Reimbursement
  • Employee Discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Voluntary Benefits (pet insurance, legal insurance, LTC Insurance, etc.)
  • More information can be downloaded at: http://uhg.hr/uhgbenefits

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 
  • 1+ years of experience in Excel, Word, and Outlook 
  • 6-months experience with data entry
  • Obtain notary certification, 3-6 months after employment. Company will assist in obtaining
  • Must have a designated workspace with secure cabinet/drawer for confidential information, access to secure high-speed internet, and the ability to receive postal mail in secure mailbox

Preferred Qualification:

  • 6 months of previous licensing/credentialing experience 

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients, and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles 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 all 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. 

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

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $16.00 to $23.51. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $16.00 to $25.77. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives 


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: #RPO, Landmark Health, Licensure Specialist, Remote, Work from home, WFH, #Green


Job country: United States

City: Houston

Category: Business Operations Specialists, All Other

Location: Houston, TX, United States

Job posted 2022-06-04

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