UCare is seeking an innovative, bold, inspirational and mission driven President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to lead one of the country’s top health plans that primarily serves a Medicaid and Medicare population.
Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, UCare is an independent, nonprofit health plan providing health coverage and services to more than 325,000 members in Minnesota. UCare serves more people from diverse cultures and more people with disabilities enrolled in Medical Assistance than any other health plan in Minnesota.
UCare is a vibrant, cutting-edge health plan with approximately 790 employees and almost $3 billion in annual operating revenue. Members have access to more than 43,000 physicians at a multitude of locations. Everything that UCare does resolves around a single goal – helping people of all ages and abilities overcome barriers to care.
The CEO is responsible for developing, implementing and fulfilling the strategic goals and objectives of UCare and for providing direction and leadership toward the achievement of the company’s mission and strategies. He/She is directly accountable to the Board of Directors.
UCare is seeking a seasoned leader with experience at the senior executive level in a high performing organization. Experience in a health payer environment with knowledge of Medicaid, Medicare, and/or other government product lines of business are preferred. Utilizing excellent relationship skills, he/she must have the skills to work with a diverse Board. Candidates will have a track record of being very disciplined, accountable and adaptable to get positive results. The CEO will be well-versed in leading and advocating for a mission-driven organization in a time of transformational change in the health care industry. Additionally, candidates must have a strong and successful track record in operations and strategic planning. We seek individuals with strong emotional and social intelligence and a demonstrated ability to connect with individuals in a meaningful way at all levels of an organization.
Nominations, expressions of interest, and applications (including a cover letter and resume) should be submitted via email to Witt/Kieffer at UCareCEO@wittkieffer.com. Thank you for your consideration of this matter. All replies will be treated with confidentiality.