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Compliance Director - Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Eden Prairie
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

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)

Optum is a health care and services business dedicated to making the health system work better for everyone. We serve people throughout the entire health system. This allows us to bring a uniquely broad, yet experienced, perspective. We have the ability and scale to help our clients both envision and implement new approaches that drive meaningful, enduring and positive change. Beyond just a company and a brand, Optum is a unique and valuable collection of people, capabilities, competencies, technologies, perspectives and partners.

Access to adequate, safe and effective behavioral services is front and center in our country. Services delivery organizations are being asked to continuously review current state and look for innovative programs and modalities to enhance behavioral health services access.

The Optum Compliance Director - Behavioral Services is responsible for being a strategic leader directing and supporting all aspects of the behavioral services and care delivery compliance programs. As a key member of the Compliance team, this position provides compliance leadership and forward-thinking problem solving s and serves as an escalation point of contact for employees on compliance matters. The role includes driving continuous improvement to both our compliance process as well as working with business partners to strengthen control environments to align to regulatory requirements.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Champion strategic and forward-thinking problem solving in the provision of behavioral health services
  • Develop/maintain product, services, regulatory, and operational knowledge for assigned businesses and products
  • Provide counseling and support for key regulatory implementation initiatives
  • Champion and conduct annual compliance risk assessment and support business remediation as necessary
  • Serve as strategic business partner by supporting development and revisions to applicable clinical, compliance, or operational policy and procedures
  • Identify and deliver targeted compliance training and communications as indicated
  • Provide subject matter expertise for compliance investigations, assessments, audits and reviews
  • Manage business unit compliance committees (where required) and deliver periodic compliance updates to leadership
  • Oversee remediation and corrective action plans, resulting from audits, investigations, compliance reviews, and self-identified issues
  • Interface with client compliance officers and regulators as needed
  • Review new/modified products and services to assure regulatory compliance
  • Conduct compliance reviews of marketing materials, regulated documents and other external materials
  • Support acquisition due diligence and manage compliance integration of acquired entities
  • Partner with new and integrating entities to ensure effective compliance oversight and support
  • Ensure Vendor/Delegate Standards and Oversight support in alignment with Compliance Program Administration team

    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:

    • Bachelor's degree
    • 7+ years of experience and demonstrated leadership in Compliance Program development/oversight/support
    • 3+ years of full-time management experience, providing direct supervision and guidance to a staff of 2 or more
    • Demonstrated ability to lead a team and influence in a large, matrixed organization
    • Proven ability to drive cross-functional teams to deliver operational compliance
    • Proven ability to think strategically and to translate strategic directives into tactical initiatives
    • 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 Qualifications:

      • Post-graduate degree preferred in law, clinical or behavioral specialty
      • Professional licensure or certification
      • Adept at understanding complex concepts and situations presented by the business environment
      • Ability to assess complex problems and recommend the appropriate compliance solutions
      • Objective, collaborative approach. Ability to adapt in a dynamic and high-growth environment
      • Exceptional written, verbal, analytical, organizational, problem solving and presentational skills

        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)

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

        Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado/Connecticut/Nevada residents is $113,500 to $218,100. 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.

        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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