Affordability Operations Manager - Telecommute
Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: New York
Posted on: June 25, 2022
Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a
culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is
what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's
improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about
another gadget, it's about making health care data available
wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's
no room for error. Join us and start doing -your life's best
work.(sm) Clinical Strategy Initiatives is charged with effectively
implementing, monitoring, and executing on performance programs.
Clinical Strategy Initiatives processes on a national level by
providing support in all markets served by Optum Care Delivery.
This position will be responsible for the development and/or
on-going management and administration of clinical programs.
Provides implementation support, measurement standards, and
revisions as needed that incorporate applicable best practices with
proven outcomes. You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from
anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.
- Understand business and operational program level details to be
able to provide explanations and information to others on the most
complex/critical issues as a key resource.
- Successfully drive the National level programs to completion
utilizing key program delivery skills and critical out of box
thinking, with the responsibility to authorize deviations from
- Responsibilities included, but not limited to overseeing the
program level planning, performing complex conceptual analysis,
building consensus among stakeholders, understanding what
documentation needs to be produced for the program (technical &
business), oversees program execution and delivery on critical
milestones needed for completion, and being the escalation point
for project manager(s)/resources and leads.
- Define what success looks like in numbers. Collect and
synthesize data for accurate, scalable, and actionable reporting.
Produce and present compelling reports and collateral to support
- Primary contact for Clinical Strategy Initiatives Care Delivery
Organizations at the implementation level solving complex problems
and developing innovative solutions.
- Anticipates customer needs and proactively develops innovative
approaches and solutions to meet them.
- Operational Project and Program management and implementation
on a national level that may include reviewing the work performed
by others and providing recommendations for improvement.
- Embrace and be the champion of Clinical Strategy Initiatives
Delivery serving as a work leader/mentor. Motivating and inspiring
other team members.
- Develop, communicate, and implement program/project risk/issue
management plans and strategies, including, but not limited to
forecasting and planning resource requirements. 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:
- Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience
- Experience in delivering on multiple operational
projects/initiatives along with collecting and synthesizing data
for accurate, scalable, and actionable reporting.
- 5+ years of experience in two of the following: -data analysis
and reporting, project management, program management, consulting,
managing affordability initiatives or clinical programs.
- 3+ years prior Health Industry experience -
- Documentation experience including project plan, business
requirements, SOPs, staffing models, process flows, along with the
ability to produce and present compelling reports and collateral to
support program growth to management.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office - Advanced Power Point and
- Willingness to travel if needed
- Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this
role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster
doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth
Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as
well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of
vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to
ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential
job functions with or without reasonable accommodation Preferred
- Master's degree
- Six Sigma/PMP certification and/or exposure
- Experience with CDOs or health systems
- Experience with affordability programs, DMEPOS, Payment
Integrity, Finance, Palliative Care, SDOH, ER Diversion, Behavioral
Health, Value Based Care, Facility Based Care, SNF, Specialty
Pharmacy, or Rx Operations
- Keen sense of ownership and accountability and a "can do"
attitude with ability to work independently and in a team
- Excellent communication skills both written and verbal To
protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and
communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate
companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination
status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and
locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as
an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all
federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well
as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the
necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure
compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job
functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet
the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an
employment offer or termination of employment. 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) Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: -The
salary range for Colorado residents is $82,100 to $146,900. The
salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $90,500 to
$161,600. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited
to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to
your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a
comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs,
equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are
subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you
begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching
choice of benefits and incentives. *All Telecommuters will be
required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.
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.
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