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Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration, and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

If you reside in New York, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist in end-to-end provider claims and help enhance call quality

  • Assist in efforts to enhance ease of use of physician portal and future services enhancements

  • Contribute to design and implementation of programs that build/nurture positive relationships between the health plan, providers and practice managers

  • Support development and management of provider networks

  • Help implement training and development of external providers through education programs

  • Identify gaps in network composition and services to assist network contracting and development teams

  • Daily travel will average around 25% within your assigned territory

  • Field-Based on-site visits and meetings with skilling nursing facilities

  • Individual will manage mostly institutional special needs line of business

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

  • 4+ years of health care/managed care experience

  • 2+ years of provider relations and/or provider network experience

  • 1+ years of experience with Medicare and Medicaid regulations

  • Experience utilizing MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access at a proficient level

  • Reside in Upstate New York

  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree

  • Experience with Skilled Nursing Facilities or Staff

  • Exceptional presentation, written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work independently and remain on task

  • Good organization and planning skills

  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines from multi-staff members within the department/organization

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require 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 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

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care 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)

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

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: Provider Relations Advocate, Telecommute, Telecommuter, Telecommuting, Work at Home, Work from Home, Remote, NY, New York 


Job country: United States

City: Dallas

Category: Business Operations Specialists, All Other

Location: Dallas, TX, United States

Job posted 2022-06-04

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