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Administrative Assistant - Tacoma, WA more...
Location:Tacoma, WA
First posted:June 08, 2017

Position Description:

Energize your career with one of Healthcares 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, its a dream that definitely can come true. Already one of the worlds 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: Optum - a growing part of our family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group a Fortune 17 leader.

Optum 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.

If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Challenge yourself, your peers and our industry by shaping what health care looks like and doing your life's best work.Primary Responsibilities:

Provide information to the public and / or employees either by phone or in person; listens to callers and explains procedures or refers customer to appropriate source.
Provides full range of administrative support using computer software skills, including preparing forms, memos, reports and correspondence from rough draft, handwritten copy or oral instruction.
Performs counter work, receives and processes a variety of forms, contracts and applications.
Effectively operates complex office equipment and will liaison with service and vendor personnel.
May be asked to take minutes at meetings when necessary and perform follow-up clerical procedures.
Order and maintain office supplies and inventories.
Coordinate and organize meetings, activities and functions. Set up rooms and equipment when required.
Ability to file paper documents.

Required Qualifications:

High School Diploma / GED

1+ year of Administrative or Clerical Support experience
Microsoft Word experience (ability to create and edit documents)
Microsoft Outlook experience (ability to send, receive, create and manage meeting invites)
Preferred Qualifications:

Behavioral health care experience
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.

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealth Care, Health Care, Administrative, Clerical, Microsoft, Behavioral health

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