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Bilingual (Japanese / English) Senior Customer Service Representative - US Remote - $1000 Sign On Bonus For External Candidates - 903531

Hartford, CT 06103 Work Remotely
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Welcome to one of the toughest and most fulfilling ways to help people, including yourself. We offer the latest tools, most intensive training program in the industry and nearly limitless opportunities for advancement. Join us and start doingyour life's best work.SM

UnitedHealth Groupis working to create the health care system of tomorrow. Already Fortune 6, we are totally focused on innovation and change. We work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And at the end of the day, we're doing a lot of good. Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired individuals, we're building a high-performance health care system that works better for more people in more ways than ever. Now we're looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant and built for speed.

TheBilingual (Japanese / English)Senior Customer Service Representativeis responsible for handling all incoming Billing and Eligibility phone calls and for serving as the primary customer interface for departmental inquiries.

Positions in this function are responsible for providing expertise and customer service support to members, customers, and/or providers. Direct phone-based customer interaction to answer and resolve a wide variety of inquiries.

What we do defines who we are. Take a deeper look at how we're providing support during this global health crisis and search for a way you can get involved. View our Covid-19 Resources Page at: https://info.uhg.com/

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ensures quality customer service for internal and external customers.
  • Responds to incoming customer service requests, both verbal and written (calls, emails, chats).
  • Identifies and assesses customers' needs quickly and accurately.
  • Solves problems systematically, using sound business judgment.
  • Partners with other billing and eligibility department representatives to resolve complex customer service inquiries.
  • Monitors delegated customer service issues to ensure timely and accurate resolution.
  • Applies appropriate communication techniques when responding to customers, particularly in stressful situations.
  • Informs and educates new customers regarding billing / invoicing set up and billing/payment procedures.
  • Places outgoing phone calls to complete follow-up on customer service requests as necessary.
  • Responds to customer service inquiries in writing as necessary.
  • Processes member terminations (i.e. phone disenrollment).
  • Establishes and demonstrates competency in eligibility, billing and receivable systems and associated applications.
  • Implements customer service strategies and recommends related improvements/enhancements.
  • Maintains timely, accurate documentation for all appropriate transactions
  • Makes corrections and adjustments.
  • Consistently meets established productivity, schedule adherence, and quality standards.
  • Proactively seeks to further develop billing and accounts receivable competencies.
  • Keeps management abreast of all outstanding issues.
  • Adapts procedures, processes, and techniques to meet the more complex position requirements.
  • Participates in load balancing.
  • Addresses special (ad-hoc) projects as appropriate.
  • Seeks involvement in continuous quality improvement initiatives.
  • Ensures quality customer service for internal and external customers.
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
  • Japanese / English Bilingual
  • 2+ years of customer service experience analyzing and solving customer problems
  • 2+ years of basic proficiency with Windows PC applications which includes the ability to learn new and complex computer system applications
  • You will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's US Telecommuting Policy
  • If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. When in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are required to wear a mask in common areas. In addition, employees must comply with any state and local masking orders
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Some College or higher
  • Experience with UNET
  • Experience with ISET
  • 2+ years of customer service experience in a call center environment
Physical Requirements and Work Environment:
  • Frequent speaking, listening using a headset, sitting, use of hands/fingers across keyboard or mouse, handling other objects, long periods working at a computer
  • Service center environment with moderate noise level due to Representatives talking, computers, printers, and floor activity
**PLEASE NOTE** The sign on bonus is only available to external candidates. Candidates who are currently working for a UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare or related entity in a full time, part time, or per diem basis ("Internal Candidates") are not eligible to receive a sign on bonus.

UnitedHealth Group is an essential business. The health and safety of our team members is our highest priority, so we are taking a science driven approach to slowly welcome and transition some of our workforce back to the office with many safety protocols in place. We continue to monitor and assess before we confirm the return of each wave, paying specific attention to geography-specific trends. At this time, 90% of our non-clinical workforce transitioned to a work at home (remote) status. We have taken steps to ensure the safety of our 325,000 team members and their families, providing them with resources and support as they continue to serve the members, patients and customers who depend on us.

Some of the steps we've taken to ensure employee well-being include:
  • Transitioned our new hire training classes to be conducted virtually
  • Launched our ProtectWell app and UnitedCARES program to help ease the burden and stress for our UnitedHealth Group team members and their immediate family affected by COVID-19
  • Daily updates from our CEO Dave Wichmann to support and inspire team members during this challenging time
  • Onsite social distancing and increased sanitization measures for employees who have been welcomed back to our offices
  • Fully cover the COVID-19 healthcare costs for our employees
  • Employees who self-identify as high risk or who live with someone who is high risk have been asked to remain working from home
You can learn more about all we are doing to fight COVID-19 and support impacted communities at:https://www.unitedhealthgroup.com/newsroom/addressing-covid.html

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 health care. 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

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.

Keywords: customer service, work at home, telecommute,work at home, work from home, WAH, WFH, remote, telecommute, hiring immediately
Posted: 2020-11-28 Expires: 2021-01-28

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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