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Product Director, Musculoskeletal - Remote

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Eden Prairie
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Job Description:

For those who want to invent the future of health care, here's your opportunity. We're going beyond basic care to health programs integrated across the entire continuum of care. Join us and help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm) During a time of unprecedented crisis in our nation's history, federal health agencies are experiencing significant demands for services. There is mounting pressure to quickly modernize their systems, reduce costs and increase quality and value to citizens. America's health care system transforming simultaneously adds complexity. Agencies need trusted partners with the capabilities, experience, and scale to support their mission and improve community health and well-being. As a leading health services and innovation company that serves the nation's entire health system, Optum understands these challenges. That's why Optum Serve was created - to help federal health agencies tackle some of the biggest challenges in health care. Our Product Development and Management groups are vital to our success and are leaders in driving the future growth of Optum. Success in these careers relies on many factors your ability to deal with ambiguity, your ability to adapt and embrace change, and a long-term commitment to making health care better for everyone. This role will work within Optum's Musculoskeletal product portfolio. Experience with product management, development, and working across functional lines to meet customer expectations will contribute to success in this role. Able to understand and communicate product performance expectations, evaluate performance and expand product value and product penetration. Will work with internal constituents to respond to client inquiries and serve as the primary point of contact for designated client markets. May include project management and involve working with various functions including clinical operations, sales and finance. You'll enjoy the flexibility to work remotely * from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop, drive and execute a product strategy with respect to value proposition, positioning, product portfolio(s), distribution and product features/function
  • Manage growth and retention; review product performance against expectations; formulate and recommend changes to achieve optimal performance, identify opportunities for growth and innovation
  • Perform applicable financial analyses to drive product planning efforts (e.g., cost/benefit analysis, revenue potential/forecasts, budgets, membership/volume forecasts)
  • Engage existing and new key clients for strategic discussions on market trend impact, current issues and new product concepts
  • Influence innovation & integration across teams to ensure aligned, cohesive progress across technology, marketing and service operations
  • Participate in the preparation and presentation of program performance and/or opportunities to current or prospective clients
  • Client interaction and engagement is expected
  • A directive style is a must It is no small task taking an idea through to implementation, so get ready for a challenge. Never content with "good enough," you will need the perseverance to constantly enhance, track performance and improve your product in a highly matrixed environment 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 in Business Administration, General Management, Economics, Finance, Accounting or equivalent work experience
    • 5+ years of product management/product development experience
    • 3+ years of Healthcare Product experience
    • Client and executive presentation experience
    • Business process experience
    • Experience with P&L
    • Demonstrated ability to achieve goals by working collaboratively with others in a matrixed environment
    • Demonstrated ability to execute and implement
    • Proven solid analytical abilities, organization and project/process management skills Preferred Qualifications:
      • Clinical program UM product management experience
      • Experience working in musculoskeletal program or other highly complex clinical areas
      • Strategy or consulting experience; or engineering/product design background
      • Experience in medical device and/or pharmacy management
      • Team building and culture building experience
      • Prefer candidates that reside in MN
      • Proven self-directed individual with the ability to prioritize one's work
      • Demonstrated leverages critical thinking skills to arrive at solutions
      • Demonstrated ability to effectively deal with levels of ambiguity - can effectively cope with change, can shift gears comfortably, can decide and act without having the total picture, comfortably handles risk and uncertainty
      • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple initiatives and achieve goals
      • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment in a positive and supportive manner
      • Proven excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills Careers at OptumCare. We're on a mission to change the face of health care. As the largest health and wellness business in the US, we help 58 million people navigate the health care system, finance their health care needs and achieve their health and well-being goals. Fortunately, we have a team of the best and brightest minds on the planet to make it happen. Together we're creating the most innovative ideas and comprehensive strategies to help heal the health care system and create a brighter future for us all. Join us and learn why there is no better place to do your life's best work.(sm) OptumCare is committed to creating an environment where physicians focus on what they do best: care for their patients. To do so, OptumCare provides administrative and business support services to both owned and affiliated medical practices which are part of OptumCare. Each medical practice part and their physician employees have complete authority with regards to all medical decision-making and patient care. OptumCare's support services do not interfere with or control the practice of medicine by the medical practices or any of their physicians. California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New York City, or Washington Residents Only: The salary range for California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New York City, or Washington residents is $118,000 to $226,800. 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 employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone-of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income-deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority reflected in our mission. Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers 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. OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, Eden Prairie , Product Director, Musculoskeletal - Remote, Executive , Eden Prairie, Minnesota

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