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Job Category:

Admin Support Services



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Administrative Assistant - New York, NY

UHG - New York, New York

Posted: 11/12/2018

Energize your career with one of Healthcare’s fastest growing companies.  
You dream of a great career with a great company – where you can make an impact and help people.  We dream of giving you the opportunity to do just this.  And with the incredible growth of our business, it’s a dream that definitely can come true. Already one of the world’s leading Healthcare companies, UnitedHealth Group is restlessly pursuing new ways to operate our service centers, improve our service levels and help people lead healthier lives.  We live for the opportunity to make a difference and right now, we are living it up.
This opportunity is with one of our most exciting business areas: OptumCare – a growing part of our family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group a Fortune 6 leader.
This position is part of the Centralized Clinical Support Team (CCST).  The CCST is responsible for supporting 160 clinicians in the field caring for more than 8,200 ISNP and TTS members in 88 skilled nursing facilities (SNF).
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Support 155 clinical team members out in the field
  • Prioritize a high volume of work including copying, faxing, setting up files, typing / word processing of documents, greeting visitors
  • Assist with onboarding tasks for clinicians out in the field
  • Sharepoint management to help clinical team with ordering of supplies (lab coats, badges, etc)
  • Take meeting minutes for clinical leadership meetings
  • Provide travel arrangements for clinical leadership as needed
  • Print documents and other packets as needed
  • Manage catering for onsite lunches and events
  • Manage calendars and set up meetings and other clerical / admin office support duties as needed

Required Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma / GED or higher 
  • 2+ years of experience working within a fast paced office environment
  • 3+ years of experience using a PC computer in an office environment: Microsoft Excel (create spreadsheet, manipulating data, sorting and filtering data), Microsoft Word (creating and editing documents), Outlook (email and calendar management)
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Prior healthcare experience
  • Prior experience supporting an environment of executive and / or senior leaders
Soft Skills:
  • Requires little assistance with standard and non - standard requests
  • Solves routine problems on own
  • Prioritizes and organizes own work to meet agreed upon deadlines
  • Works with others as part of a team
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.

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.

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