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UnitedHealth Group

Provider Engagement and Outreach Representative - Telecommute (109338022)

Sales and Marketing

Sales Representative



McAllen, Texas, United States

UnitedHealthcare is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

Provider Engagement and Outreach Representative (PEO Rep) will develop meaningful relationships with key stakeholders to identify market strategies to support products and drive membership growth and retention for the health plan products they support. PEO Rep is a community-based role aimed at developing community relationships, brand awareness and promoting the UnitedHealthcare Community Plan. With their marketing acumen and public relations experience PEO Rep has the opportunity to be the face of the company and to share the mission of our company - To help people live healthier lives and help make the health system work better for everyone.

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate understanding of all Texas Medicaid & Medicare lines of business as they apply to managed care to facilitate marketing and growth initiatives
  • Build, manage and maintain solid relationships with community-based and faith-based organizations, select provider program participants and associations to build trust and align SMART growth priorities
  • Coordinate compliant formal and informal events to open the door for growth, brand awareness, provider, member and community education
  • Engage select provider program participants with face-to-face and virtual visits. Track all activities, events, contacts and relationship progress daily through internal systems and platforms
  • Make recommendations to leadership regarding sponsorship for special projects and subsequently, manage the end-to-end process
  • Educate providers on general policies and procedures applicable to the delivery of care (e.g., regulatory, quality of care, health plan benefits and online tools and resources)
  • Represent UnitedHealthcare at market meetings, forums, events and conferences, as assigned
  • Complete special projects as assigned. Responsible for planning, deploying and reporting results
  • Performs other duties as assigned by management

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 Requirements:

  • High School Diploma / GED (or higher)
  • 5+ years of Healthcare, Managed Care or equivalent experience
  • Experience in Provider Relations and Network communications
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office (ability to create, edit, save and send documents)
  • Computer proficiency including but not limited to, ability to learn new computer systems applications
  • Ability to travel up to 75% of the time within assigned territory (Service Delivery Area) and to other markets as needed
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function 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. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation

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 at UnitedHealthcare Community & State. Challenge brings out the best in us. It also attracts the best. That's why you'll find some of the most amazingly talented people in health care here. We serve the health care needs of low income adults and children with debilitating illnesses such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and high-risk pregnancy. Our holistic, outcomes-based approach considers social, behavioral, economic, physical and environmental factors. Join us. Work with proactive health care, community and government partners to heal health care and create positive change for those who need it most. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The hourly range for Colorado residents is $25.63 to $45.72. The hourly range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $28.85 to $51.30. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

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

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.