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Cross Optum Senior Program Consultant - Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Eden Prairie
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Job Description:

Cross Optum Senior Program Consultant - Telecommute No industry is moving faster than health care. And no organization is better positioned to lead health care forward. We need attention to every detail with an eye for the points no one has considered. The rewards for performance are significant. You'll help improve the health of millions. And you'll do your life's best work.(sm)-- The Cross Optum team designs and facilitates programs between life sciences companies, payers, providers and patients to address care gaps and improve quality of care. We are uniquely positioned within the company to harness the power of the enterprise to deliver programs on our client's behalf. Our programs are built using real world data, analytics, and predictive modeling that serve as the basis for design of intervention and leverage the organization's expertise by linking all parties together across the enterprise. As a Cross Optum Senior Program Consultant, you will part of a team that leads our clients' strategic, programs across United Healthcare business lines (E&I, Medicare, C&S), ACOs, and Optum Care provider groups. This Senior Consultant is responsible for identifying opportunities and partners for programs that will enhance clinical care delivery, address care gaps and improve quality of care. We aim to improve patient and provider satisfaction with scale and speed. You will have responsibility to lead complex programs with some of our largest life sciences clients with responsibilities for facilitation and management of multiple delivery partners as we harness the power of the Enterprise to make a real and positive impact in healthcare. The programs you deliver will help our clients gain a broad and deep understanding of stakeholders and their behavior to truly influence the interventions of a specific disease state. The programs you lead will use powerful data analysis and carefully designed interventions to deliver insightful analytics and innovative solutions that will ultimately enhance patient wellness, deliver better outcomes and lower the total cost of care. Be part of designing programs that allows you to be truly transformational in the healthcare market. You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. Primary Responsibilities:

  • Program management of 2-3 active client programs, with a target utilization rate of 80%
  • Delivery of client contracted deliverables within scope, schedule and budget
  • Client delivery leadership, including presentations, program updates and coordination for client inclusion in delivery elements
  • Lead and manage enterprise wide program teams for the delivery of programs that often require multiple organizations across UHC and Optum
  • Management of program scope, schedule and budget including agreements such as intersegment agreements for enterprise program resources
  • Teamwork and collaboration in a dynamic consulting team by contributing to the development of new tools and frameworks that drive efficiency and excellence in delivery
  • Think big and bring new ideas and opportunities forward for consideration; business development ideation and proposal development 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:
    • 4+ years consulting experience, including experience delivering executive level presentations
    • 4+ years in healthcare or pharma experience building out strategic programs within healthcare/life sciences--
    • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint--
    • Experience in program management/project management
    • Ability to travel at least 25% (when restrictions are lifted due to COVID)
    • If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. When in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are required to wear a mask in common areas. In addition, employees must comply with any state and local masking orders Preferred Qualifications:
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's degree (strong preference for chemistry, biology, pharmaceutical sciences, math, physics, engineering, or business)
      • PMP Certification
      • Intermediate proficiency in MS Project
      • Previous work experience in Optum, UHC and/or UHG--
      • Previous experience in a life sciences company or other health plan, provider or payer Key Characteristics required for success in this role:
        • Ability to work effectively and independently in a flexible, unstructured environment
        • Ability to navigate ambiguous situations
        • Agile ability to manage multiple tasks while staying calm and mitigating future risks
        • High energy level, positive attitude, output-driven and team-oriented
        • Demonstrated teamwork and leadership skills
        • Strong ability to establish and grow relationships-- 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 Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $94,500 to $171,700. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. As of the date of this posting, In addition to your salary, UHG offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Health, dental, and vision plans; wellness program; flexible spending accounts; paid parking or public transportation costs; 401(k) retirement plan; employee stock purchase plan; life insurance, short-term disability insurance, and long-term disability insurance; business travel accident insurance; Employee Assistance Program; PTO; and employee-paid critical illness and accident insurance. *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.

          Job Keywords: Optum, program consultant, consultant, telecommute, telecommuter, work from home, remote
          If you want to use your abilities to help us challenge the status quo and achieve on our ambitious mission, this is the right place for you. We are creating and delivering quality health care solutions that deeply impact the health care system. And this means opportunities for people like you to grow and innovate with us. At UnitedHealth Group we work with the largest collection of health related data. It's an opportunity and challenge on an enormous scale using SAS, R/Python, Hadoop, MapReduce and every emerging platform that makes sense for a team that makes the big--- At UnitedHealth Group, the technology and innovation we invent is in service of a future where health care serves everyone more fairly, productively and consistently. We put a series of questions to Pat Keran, Senior Director at Optum, to explain wha--- UnitedHealth Group is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you need special assistance or accommodation for any part of the application process, please call 1-800-561-0861 and press or say 1 for Applicant to be connected to Recruitment Services. Recruitment Services hours of operation are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday. UnitedHealth Group is a registered service mark of UnitedHealth Group, Inc. The UnitedHealth Group name with the dimensional logo, as well as the dimensional logo alone, are both service marks for the UnitedHealth Group, Inc. 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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