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UnitedHealth Group

Administrative Assistant Optum - La Palma, CA (106567329)

Clerical and Administrative

Administrative Assistant



La Palma, California, United States

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)

Responsible for the facilitation of Quality Improvement activities such as P4P reporting, Medicare 5 Star reporting. This includes the collection of clinical data and the data entry of this data into data warehouse. Responsible for providing clerical support and assistance to the Clinical Services staff.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Collects clinical data for HEDIS, P4P and Medicare 5 Star improvement
  • Tracks quality improvement activities
  • Provides feedback to Director of Clinical Services regarding process improvement
  • Performs data entry as required
  • Prepares tracking reports for P4P, HEDIS and Medicare 5 Star initiatives
  • Files/faxes
  • Makes outbound patient reminder calls for P4P, HEDIS and Medicare 5 Star clinical initiatives
  • Schedules meetings for QI department and other senior management, Create Fax Blast files per clinical services instructions
  • Assist as needed with data entry, phone calls and photocopying
  • Prepares meeting agendas and minutes
  • Other duties as assigned

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:

  • Valid California Drivers license and insurance
  • 1+ years of experience in an office environment supporting senior management
  • 1+years strong experience using EXCEL - Pivot Tables, V-Lookups etc.
  • 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:

  • Ability to work with minimal direction
  • 1+years of managed care experience
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office Suite of Tools with emphasis in Excel, Outlook and Word
  • Self-motivated with strong organizational skills
  • Research and collect data
  • Reporting

Specific Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to work with minimal direction
  • Ability to multitask
  • Ability to read quickly with excellent comprehension and retention
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office Suite of Tools with emphasis in Excel, Outlook and Word
  • Self motivated with strong organizational skills
  • Dependable, punctual and willing to adapt to changing itineraries,

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. In table below show the minimal physical and weight requirements for this position by checking the appropriate boxes.

  • Ability to stand frequently
  • Ability to walk frequently
  • Ability to sit frequently
  • Ability to use hands to finger, handle, or feel frequently
  • Ability to reach with hands and arms frequently
  • Ability to Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl occasionally
  • Ability to talk or hear constantly
  • Ability to taste or smell occasionally
  • Ability to travel locally frequently
  • Ability to lift up to 10lbs

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)

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.