What can YOU do with the right information? At OptumInsight, the possibilities and the impact are limitless. You'll be empowered to ask more questions, develop better solutions and help make the health care system greater than ever. It's always fresh. It's always exciting. Optum payer consulting is looking for a Senior Director to expand their offerings within their Network and Population Health pillar. The group is planning to hire a senior resource to support the expected growth of population health management consulting. This resource will develop population health management consulting offerings, lead business and practice development activities; such as new pursuits, lead offering research and development, and have operational leadership duties within the NPH pillar. In addition, this resource will be expected to lead delivery of complex engagements and provide SME support as necessary. Travel is typical for this role and our associates leave out early Monday and return late on Thursday. Location of residence is flexible for this role; however, travel is a requirement Primary Responsibilities:Business and Practice Development (about 25% Time Allocation): Define the business development strategy for a subset of the practice, as required Own and manage sales accounts, leads, pursuits, and proposals Identify and own the development of new Population Health Management consulting solutions that will be brought to market, leveraging research and internal resources Effectively build and maintain relationships with internal and external clients Identify opportunities for sales and business development collaboration with other Optum business segments Develop thought leadership and share point of view in various mediumsProgram Delivery and Oversight (about 75% Time Allocation): Direct responsibility for the delivery oversight of large scale program execution. Large scale programs are defined as high cost, high complexity and/or high risk Facilitate development of business segment and enterprise level planning and program objective setting Participate in senior level program funding and prioritization decision processes Provide strategic input to the development of program roadmap and timelines Create a team oriented work climate that enables professional development and encourages creative solutions and strategies Support the management of resources within programs Support program communication plan and execution Require that quality assurance methods are implemented within the program Provide status updates and review of programs to senior leadership Provide coaching and mentoring of project team with the goal of developing and retaining talent within the organization
Required Qualifications:10+ years healthcare background with extensive healthcare operations knowledge 5+ years of experience in high demand population health management consulting-related areas, including population health management, PCMH, ACOs, risk-bearing providers, bundled payment, case management, utilization management, care management, disease management, etc. Big 5 or large consulting organization experience in provider and/or payer consulting 5+ years of experience leading large-scale/enterprise wide consulting engagements or large internal healthcare projects/programs Experience developing consulting offerings and business development 5+ years of experience scoping and writing consulting statements of work Experience leading a team of direct reports Ability to work in ambiguous environment Professional competence in Microsoft PowerPoint and Access Ability to build consensus and foster change in a client business setting Ability to travel up to 80%Preferred Qualifications:Experience with EMR, Clinical, Financial and/or patient accounting systemsCareers 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) 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: provider, consulting, population health management, revenue cycle management, patient access, admitting, charge integrity, denials management, recovery, patient accounting, financial services, compliance, patient-center medical home, PCMH, OptumConsulting, Eden Prairie, MN, telecommute, remote, work from home
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