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Rating Technician - Eden Prairie, MN


Laboratory Technician


Eden Prairie, Minnesota, United States

If you are located within commutable distance of 11000, OPTUM CIRCLE, EDEN PRAIRIE, MN, 55344, you will have the flexibility to work from home and the office in this hybrid role* as you take on some tough challenges.

OptumHealth is part of the family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group one of the leaders across most major segments of the U.S. Healthcare system.

OptumHealth helps nearly 60 million Americans live their lives to the fullest by educating them about their symptoms, conditions and treatments; helping them to navigate the system, finance their healthcare needs and stay on track with their health goals. No other business touches so many lives in such a positive way. And we do it all with every action focused on our shared values of Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation & Performance.

At OptumHealth, you will perform within an innovative culture that’s focused on transformational change in the Healthcare system. You will leverage your skills across a diverse and multi-faceted business. And you will make contributions that will have an impact that’s greater that you’ve ever imagined.

The Rating Technician is responsible for providing manual rates to the Sales and Underwriting teams for new business and renewals. This individual will provide initial quotes to ancillary requests within allowable limits. They will analyze health benefit plan characteristics and assess risks around frequency and potential severity of losses to our client base.

This position is full - time (40 hours / week), Monday - Friday. Employees are required to work any shift in a hybrid role between the hours of 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM including the flexibility to work from home office on Monday and Friday and work on site from Tuesday - Thursday. We offer 1 week of training.

Our office is located at 11000, OPTUM CIRCLE, EDEN PRAIRIE, MN, 55344. Employees will be required to work 3 days onsite and 2 days from home.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Providing rates to sales and underwriting
  • Work up RFP (Request for Proposal) to send to underwriting
  • Evaluate proposal content to be sure all data is included
  • Attend weekly touch base meetings
  • Communicate with Sales and Underwriting peers on a daily basis

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)
  • 1+ years of experience in a customer service role
  • Ability to utilize Microsoft Word (create and edit correspondence), Microsoft Excel (ability to create, edit, and sort spreadsheets, basic analytical formulas v - lookup, if), and Microsoft Outlook (email and calendar management)
  • Ability to work any shift in a hybrid role between the hours of 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM including the flexibility to work from home office on Monday and Friday and work on site from Tuesday - Thursday

Telecommuting Requirements:

  • Reside within commutable distance of 11000, OPTUM CIRCLE, EDEN PRAIRIE, MN, 55344
  • Required to have a dedicated work area established that is separated from other living areas and provides information privacy
  • Ability to keep all company sensitive documents secure (if applicable)
  • Must live in a location that can receive a UnitedHealth Group approved high-speed internet connection or leverage an existing high-speed internet service

Soft Skills:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Effective analytical and problem - solving skills

Careers with Optum. Our objective is to make health care simpler and more effective for everyone. With our hands at work across all aspects of health, you can play a role in creating a healthier world, one insight, one connection and one person at a time. We bring together some of the greatest minds and ideas to take health care to its fullest potential, promoting health equity and accessibility. Work with diverse, engaged and high-performing teams to help solve important challenges.

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone–of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income–deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes — an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.

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.