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Cross Optum Program Consultant Remote

Company: UnitedHealth Group Inc.
Location: Eden Prairie
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as we help advance health equity on a global scale. Here, you will find talented peers, comprehensive benefits, a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, career growth opportunities and your life's best work.(sm)

The Cross Optum Enterprise 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 Program Consultant, you will be part of a team that 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 drive 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. These programs 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 work remotely * from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

* Program management for the data analysis and visualization of 3-5 active client programs, with a target utilization rate of 80%
* Management of data design, integration and delivery for both presentation and operational elements of each program
* Delivery of client contracted data related deliverables within scope, schedule and budget
* Coordination with client delivery leadership team, including program updates and coordination for client inclusion in delivery elements
* Establish the liaison role for data engagement framework to help internal teams and colleagues understand data sources, attributes and elements, help discover and access data that's meets program and client needs/deliverables
* Lead and manage enterprise-wide program teams for the delivery of programs that often require multiple organizations across UHC and Optum
* Management of data related 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
* Leverage expertise to assist with drafting proposals and/or contracts (feasibility, timeline, resources, budget)
* Ability to synthesize data and articulate it to internal teams as well as external teams Think big and bring new ideas and opportunities forward for consideration

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 (solid preference for chemistry, biology, math, physics, engineering, or business)
* 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
* 4+ years of experience working in the data domain such as data architecture, data project management or data analysis
* Experience in program management/project management
* Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
* Ability to travel at least 25%

Preferred Qualifications:

* Master's Degree
* PMP Certification
* Work experience in Optum, UHC and/or UHG
* Experience managing data teams
* Intermediate proficiency in MS Project

Key Characteristics required for success in this role:

* Ability to work effectively and independently in a flexible, unstructured environment
* Ability to navigate ambiguous situations
* High energy level, positive attitude, output-driven and team-oriented
* Demonstrated teamwork and leadership skills
* Solid ability to establish and grow relationships

Careers with Optum. Our objective is to make health care simpler and more effective for everyone. With our hands at work across all aspects of health, you can play a role in creating a healthier world, one insight, one connection and one person at a time. We bring together some of the greatest minds and ideas to take health care to its fullest potential, promoting health equity and accessibility. Work with diverse, engaged and high-performing teams to help solve important challenges.

Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, or New York City Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $82,100 to $146,900. The salary range for Connecticut/Nevada/New York City 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 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 everyoneof every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and incomedeserves 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: 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.

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group Inc., Eden Prairie , Cross Optum Program Consultant Remote, Professions , Eden Prairie, Minnesota

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