Bilingual (English / Vietnamese) Customer Service Care Coordinator - New York, NY (881118)

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Retail



Position Description

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 like  UnitedHealth 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. As a senior member of our Advocate4Me team, you’ll provide our members with the information they need to make better decisions about their health, helping them get access to the right care the first time. Every day, you'll help 50 to 70 callers, in a compassionate and empathetic manner, providing guidance, support and resolving escalated issues. This is no small opportunity.

This position is full-time (40 hours/week) Monday - Friday. Employees are required to work our normal business hours of 9:00am - 5:30pm ET. It may be necessary, given the business need, to work occasional overtime or weekends.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Handle call transfers for claims reconsiderations and member education
  • 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 UnitedHealth Group websites, encouraging and reassuring them to become self-sufficient in using our tools
  • Act as a Subject Matter Expert or mentor to other team members
  • You've got loads of compassion, but you'll need more for this role. You'll be interacting with members who need your help to resolve an issue. They may be frustrated and you'll have to manage the conversation with them positively while multi-tasking to get to resolution. And many people come into this role surprised by how truly fast-paced our environment really is. You'll leave every day impressed by how much you've accomplished.

    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 Equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 2+ years of combined education, work and/or volunteer experience
  • Bilingual English and Vietnamese
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate's Degree (or higher)
  • 2+ years of experience in customer service of phone work
  • 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)
  • Sales or account management experience
  • UnitedHealth Group  is a team of more than 200,000 people who are building career success through commitment, compassion and a desire to make a difference. Join us. Learn more about how you can start doing  your life’s best work.SM

    Careers at UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual . We all want to make a difference with the work we do. Sometimes we're presented with an opportunity to make a difference on a scale we couldn't imagine. Here, you get that opportunity every day. As a member of one of our elite teams, you'll provide the ideas and solutions that help nearly 25 million customers live healthier lives. You'll help write the next chapter in the history of healthcare. And you'll find a wealth of open doors and career paths that will take you as far as you want to go. Go further. This is  your life’s best work.SM

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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