We Hire America Jobs

Mobile We Hire America Logo
WeHireAmerica.jobs is a service of HR Policy Foundation and DirectEmployers Association. These two non-profit organizations are providing this free resource to help educators, policy makers and job seekers understand the great employment opportunities available here in the U.S. at some of America's biggest and best companies.

Job Information

UnitedHealth Group Account Manager - Eden Prairie, MN in Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Great sales are the result of strong purpose, conviction and pride - pride in your ability and your product. At OptumHealth, we're on a mission to change the face of health care. Bring along your passion and do your life's best work . SM

We are currently recruiting for an Account Management position that has responsibility for Managed Transplant business within our Optum division.

In this role you will perform a variety of account management functions related to the continued growth, profitability and retention of quality business and development of solid relationships with key producers and TPA's.

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:

  • Participate actively in renewal business proposal activity, profiling the group, requesting underwriting or other data necessary to perform reliable, defensible prospect case calculations for pricing and quoting

  • Develop and maintain thorough working knowledge of established rating, quoting and procedure guidelines to ensure the necessary uniformity and consistency in completing assigned account management activities and meeting accountabilities

  • Perform customer service responsibilities including, but not limited to, information correspondence with clients and producers, communications with home office staff in answering questions, negotiating rates or providing case information, expedition materials (i.e. applications, disclosures, etc.) needed to manage the established book of business and gathering reliable data for underwriting

  • Add value to sales and account management process by coordinating telephone discussions, face-to-face meetings, scheduling quarterly and annual meetings and preparing/distributing account reports as requested

  • Develop relationships with producers to assist in up sell opportunities as directed by sales staff

  • Responsible for account management across a specific region. Create and support the implementation of strategic plans for assigned region

  • Support and participate in sales presentations and processes

  • Responsible for training and updating information related to customers across Optum

  • Measure and report on persistency rates and issues associated with the region

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:

  • Bachelor's degree or 2+ years of healthcare sales / account management experience

  • 2+ years of experience handling complex and difficult accounts

  • 2+ years of experience working with brokers and TPA's

  • 2+ years of data analytics experience

  • Renewal negotiation experience

  • 2+ years of experience working with the Microsoft Office Suite to include Word (creating, saving, formatting documents), Excel (creating, saving, formatting spreadsheets), PowerPoint (creating, presenting)

  • 2+ years of experience working in partnership with claims, marketing and customer service

  • 2+ years of experience working in healthcare delivery system

  • Sales insurance license must be maintained as required by state law

  • Must maintain a valid driver's license

  • Willingness to travel up to 20% of the time

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • 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 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:

  • 2+ years of Managed Transplant experience

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

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

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: 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: Managed Transplant, Account Manager, Account Management, Healthcare Sales, hiring immediately