Member Services Representative (Temporary) - January 7th Start Date

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Dec 11, 2018
Dec 19, 2018
Customer Service
Employment Status
Full Time

Health Care that Starts with You!

Join a truly mission-driven organization! Independent, nonprofit UCare is recognized as one of the Minnesota's leading health plans. We provide more than 225,000 members across Minnesota and western Wisconsin with the health coverage plans and services they need to maintain and improve their health. The innovative coverage we create makes a difference for Medicare-eligible individuals, individuals and families enrolled in Minnesota Health Care Programs, such as MinnesotaCare and Medical Assistance, and disabled adults with special health care needs. UCare is growing in size, membership, products, geographic coverage, and employees. We're an organization that's going places. Be part of a team that cares about you, be part of UCare.


At UCare, we deliver high-quality health coverage and services to help members of all ages maintain and improve their health. It's a big job that takes innovative ideas, strategic partnerships, and a commitment to doing the right thing. Above all, it takes a compassionate team that is dedicated to making a real difference in the lives of our members and our communities.


Working at UCare is more than just a career; it's a mission. A mission that defines us as professionals, unites us as an organization, and shapes how we interact with our members and each other. Our values of integrity, community, quality, flexibility, and respect permeate every aspect of our organization - from who we are and how we act, to what we do and how we do it. We owe our continued success to our employees who proudly embody our mission and values in everything they do.


***Various positions with hours from 6am - 10pm, includes some weekends.  We are in need of individuals who can work 7am - 3:30pm with at least one weekend shift and 11:30am - 8pm with at least 1 weekend shift. 

Position Description

Under general supervision, responsible for accurately applying knowledge of UCare's business, products, members and operations to effectively fulfill member service requests and inquiries.  Ensure adherence to all policies and procedures and meet/exceed service levels by following established guidelines and standards.  Achieve fluency in at least one core product or service line.

·Answer, resolve, track and document telephone calls from members, providers, internal departments, and external agencies, in a timely and professional manner.  Research, resolve and communicate effectively with internal and external customers regarding member/provider concerns or issues.  Educate members and external customers on policies and procedures related to members' health care program.

·Research and resolve inquiries from internal /external customers including:  Enrollment, eligibility, ID cards, clinic changes, demographic changes, benefit coverage, claims, payments, member reimbursement, and demonstrated knowledge of CAG policies, procedures, and regulations.  Utilize appropriate resources to respond to member inquiries. 

·Answer, resolve, track and document telephone calls from members and providers in a timely and professional manner.  Interpret member eligibility and coverage through thorough knowledge of the contracts, policies and procedures. Communicate with internal departments, members, providers and other customers regarding the transportation benefit in both verbal and written form, including faxing rides to providers at the appropriate times.

·Identify trends/issues that emerge in calls/correspondence, and inform Team Lead or Supervisor.  Assist in the development and communication of resolutions to internal staff, as requested.

·Demonstrate and maintain a thorough and complete working knowledge of appropriate UCare information management systems, and ACD telephone system.

·Maintain good working relationships and open communication with internal and external customers.

·Attend department and other meetings as requested.

·Other projects and duties as assigned.


High school graduate or the equivalent required.  Two-year degree in health related, liberal arts or communication field, including a course in medical terminology is preferred.

Required Experience

One to two years call center experience or two years customer service experience.  Preference given to candidates with health insurance (HMO), physician group practice, or community agency.  Proficient PC skills required knowledge of Microsoft office preferred.

Preferred Experience

Working knowledge of medical claims and/or medical billing processes is preferred.  Proficient computer skills; knowledge of Microsoft office, Amisys, and MACESS type software packages.


UCare is proud to be a recognized Star Tribune Top Workplace for the 9th consecutive year. As a part of our collaborative team, you'll experience the rewards that come with helping others and seeing the positive results of your hard work. We value and respect each individual's ideas and contributions, and give you the freedom to grow both personally and professionally. We are centrally located, and offer onsite education, equipment and wellness resources, a myriad of volunteer activities, and a number of other rewards. If you're looking for a welcoming environment that celebrates what you have to offer, helps you build on your strengths, and gives you the opportunity to truly make a difference, we invite you to apply.

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, we welcome and employ a diverse employee group committed to meeting the needs of UCare, our members, and the communities we serve.






Enter a highly collaborative environment where people are truly engaged, and feedback is valued. You'll enjoy a competitive salary and benefits, as well as a host of other perks, including a nationally recognized wellness program, and a bright, open, award-winning office space in Northeast Minneapolis just minutes from major freeways and retail centers. At UCare, we welcome and employ a diverse employee group committed to meeting the needs of UCare, our members, and the communities we serve.

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