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Job Category:

Customer Services



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Emergency Response Center Operator - Sugar Land, TX

UHG - Sugar Land, Texas

Posted: 11/17/2018

Welcome to one of the toughest and most fulfilling ways to help people, including yourself. We offer the latest tools, most intensive training program in the industry and nearly limitless opportunities for advancement. Join us and start doing your life's best work.

Inbound Emergency Response center operators are responsible for handling calls from existing customers regarding a variety of security centric requests. Using their knowledge of products or services as well as great customer service skills, these professionals address issues, provide support and offer information, as needed, to keep customers satisfied and retain business. Obtain client information by answering telephone calls; interviewing clients; verifying information. Operators are also responsible for the monitoring of agents in the field and able to provide assistance at a moment’s notice when signaled in distress.
Primary Responsibilities
  • Monitor and respond to Nurse Practitioners who indicate they are in distress
  • Answer security centric telephone calls using a predetermined script.
  • Determine situation from client and administering proper predetermined protocol.
  • Uses appropriate judgment in upward communications regarding departmental and / or employee concerns
  • Provides continual evaluation of processes and procedures and suggestions for improving methods, efficiencies, and services;
  • Assist the Senior Management with daily operation of Call Center services to include the timely completion of assigned tasks and quality of work performed

Required Qualifications
  • High School Diploma / GED or higher
  • 1+ years of office or customer service experience, analyzing and solving customer problems
  • Experience using a computer and Microsoft Office: Microsoft Word (create correspondence and work within templates), Microsoft Excel (ability to sort, filter, and create simple spreadsheets), and Microsoft Outlook (email and calendar management)
Preferred Qualifications
  • Associate's Degree or higher
  • Previous military and / or law enforcement experience
Soft Skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to multi - task under fluid and sometimes stressful situations
  • Ability to take initiative with minimal to no supervision
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Capacity to handle critical information in urgent situations
  • Excellent organizational skills
Physical Requirements and Work Environment
  • Normal office conditions
Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 6 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near - obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can 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.

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