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Benefit Specialist II - Outbound

  • Job Family: Customer Care
  • Type: Full time
  • Date Posted:
  • Req #: JR5762


  • Virginia, Virginia
  • Ohio, Ohio
  • Georgia, Georgia



Pharmacy Benefits Specialists are Elevance Health Customer Care Representatives who work on a dedicated team supporting our ZipDrug product. You will be responsible for offering an added free benefit with Individual or Senior (Medicare BU), Commercial + Medicaid services telephonically and providing a high level of customer service while acting as a trusted advisor and educator on pharmacy related inquires.   You will guide our customers to a better healthcare experience, working every day to make healthcare easy by the service you provide.  If you want to be the driving force in helping our members maximize value from their healthcare plans while helping them enhance their pharmacy experience—apply today!

This position requires associates to handle a heavy outbound calling workflow while managing follow up with our members. It is a fast paced role in a production environment.

Successful Pharmacy Benefits Specialists maintain comprehensive working knowledge of all company services and study competitive services and related industry issues. Your personal awareness of competitive advantages and disadvantages of our plan and others will give you the edge needed to succeed.

Here’s what a typical day may look like:

  • From the moment you login, you’ll be focused on ensuring successful enrollment of new members, offering the ZD benefit through outbound calls in a professional and consultative manner.
  • You will provide thorough and effective customer service while educating the members on the services offered to them with both oral and written information.
  • In every call you will optimize closing opportunities utilizing all sales tools and skills available.
  • You are expected to complete accurate documentation, maintain records, and update the database with documentation of all activities during the sales cycle.
  • You will partner internally to create a seamless experience for our customers and resolve potential issues, troubleshooting issues with the activation team.                

Here’s what Elevance Health offers:

  • A career path with opportunity for growth
  • Ability to obtain your Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree or further your education with tuition reimbursement.
  • Affordable Health Insurance, Dental, Vision and Basic Life
  • 401K match, Paid Time Off, Holiday Pay
  • Quarterly incentive bonus and annual increases plan based on performance.

Due to the current COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, this position will require you to work remotely from your home with the flexibility to return to a regular, in-office work environment.  As we continue to monitor guidance from CDC and state officials there may be times you would need to report to the office on a monthly or quarterly basis for team meetings or engagement activities. 

At Elevance Health, the team is comprised of the best and the brightest from diverse experiences, cultures, and backgrounds. The differences we each bring to the table are a part of what makes our company so successful.



  • High school diploma and 1 year of experience in customer service.
  • Or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
  • Ability to work from home with internet access and a quiet and private work space


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2 years of sales experience
  • A passion for serving others with the ability to be empathetic and the desire to go above and beyond to help resolve members questions at the first point of contact
  • A customer advocate willing to listen and find creative solutions to address and resolve customers questions, issues or concerns
  • A composed individual able to multi-task, navigating multiple computer applications and working efficiently while communicating and serving the customer
  • Must have a strong work ethic and sense of responsibility to your team mates and our members, demonstrated by the simplest things like being on time and available to meet member’s needs, to being accountable for commitments made to customers or others and ensuring follow-ups are completed.
  • Flexible and quick learner, willing to adapt to changing customer and business needs.

Please be advised that Elevance Health only accepts resumes from agencies that have a signed agreement with Elevance Health. Accordingly, Elevance Health is not obligated to pay referral fees to any agency that is not a party to an agreement with Elevance Health. Thus, any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Elevance Health.

Be part of an Extraordinary Team

Elevance Health is a health company dedicated to improving lives and communities – and making healthcare simpler. Previously known as Anthem, Inc., we have evolved into a company focused on whole health and updated our name to better reflect the direction the company is heading.

We are looking for leaders at all levels of the organization who are passionate about making an impact on our members and the communities we serve. You will thrive in a complex and collaborative environment where you take action and ownership to solve problems and lead change. Do you want to be part of a larger purpose and an evolving, high-performance culture that empowers you to make an impact?

We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.

The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Elevance Health. We require all new candidates to become vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide – and Elevance Health approves – a valid religious or medical explanation as to why you are not able to get vaccinated that Elevance Health is able to reasonably accommodate. Elevance Health will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.

Elevance Health has been named as a Fortune Great Place To Work in 2021, is ranked as one of the 2021 World’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and a Top 20 Fortune 500 Companies on Diversity and Inclusion. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at Elevance Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, genetic information, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact for assistance.

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