Senior Data Entry Clerk – National Remote

Website UnitedHealth Group

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

Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Here, you will find a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, talented peers, comprehensive benefits and career development opportunities. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as you help us advance health equity on a global scale. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

This position is full-time. Employees are required to work our normal business hours of 8:00am – 5:00pm. It may be necessary, given the business need, to work occasional overtime or weekends.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for processing all incoming medical and/or dental service documentation according to contract requirements and customer specifications.
  • Receive and thoroughly review documentation for errors, identify missing components and complete data entry.
  • Ensure program policies and customer designated guidelines are adhered to while processing the documentation under time-sensitive deadlines.
  • Receive service documentation, scan, enter data and attach to orders.

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 Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma / GED (or higher)
  • 1+ years of clerical experience
  • 1+ years of data entry/data control experience
  • Experience with Microsoft Word (create and edit documents), Microsoft Excel (creating and editing spreadsheets), Microsoft Outlook (creating and storing email communication)

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree (or higher)
  • Data entry and customer service experience
  • Must be able to recognize inconsistencies in data
  • Experience with medical or dental documentation and terminology

Telecommuting Requirements:

  • Required to have a dedicated work area established that is separated from other living areas and provides information privacy
  • Ability to keep all company sensitive documents secure (if applicable)
  • Must live in a location that can receive a UnitedHealth Group approved high-speed internet connection or leverage an existing high-speed internet service


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