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We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these individuals, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 5 company. We provide an environment where you’re empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks and in return, offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. Exceeding your limits is an exceptional start to your life's best work.SM


Just like you, we are driven by a set of fundamental principles that are guiding our way forward. Our values of integrity, compassion, relationships, innovation, and performance serve as a foundation to transform health care. Are you in? Learn more about your future at UnitedHealth Group at careers.unitedhealthgroup.com


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Sr. Paralegal - Eden Prairie, MN, Schaumburg, IL or Cypress, CA

UHG - Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Posted: 11/17/2018

Bring us your experience, your head for strategy, your strength with relationships and your eye for opportunity. In return we offer an unmatched place to grow and develop your career among a richly diverse group of businesses driven by the power and stability of a leading health care organization. Come help us heal and strengthen the health care system as you do your life's best work.(sm)

Primary Responsibilities: 

This position will support a team of attorneys and legal operations staff. The team manages complex responses to subpoenas, requests for information, and governmental inquiries, and collaborates on best practices for timely information management and communications. This position will participate in strategy discussions and support a variety of special projects, including: 

  • Complex subpoena and information requests
  • Risk management initiatives
  • Resource identification initiatives
  • Document production
  • Legal holds
  • Claim analysis
  • Reporting

Additionally, this position will collaborate with colleagues across Optum and UHG, to coordinate on information responses and strategies and implement enterprise best practices.

Required Qualifications:   
  • Undergraduate degree 
  • 3+ years of experience in a litigation setting, or similar experience in healthcare
  • Intermediate level of proficiency in Word, Excel & PowerPoint 
  • Customer service skills  and experience
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with SQL or working in databases
  • Experience working with multiple teams and levels within a matrixed organization
  • Experience working with a Pharmaceutical Benefits Management company (PBM) or in the pharmaceuticals industry

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. 


Job Keywords: Sr  Paralegal, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota, Schaumberg, IL, Illinois, Cypress, CA, California

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