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) Are you a subject matter expertise in project management, scope definition, risk identification, methodology and resource allocation or facilitation? Join us as an Associate Project Manager to coordination and complete projects across various functional areas, define performance and results and you may even assist management with vendors and service providers. You will makes presentations to management regarding updates, cycles, results and ensure projects are completed on time and within scope. Primary Responsibilities:Utilizes basic knowledge of theories, practices and procedures in a function or skill Performs routine or structured work Responds to routine or standard and ad-hoc requests Uses existing procedures and facts to solve routine problems or conduct routine analyses Work within a fast-paced environment with multiple, varied tasks throughout the day including: Data quality control in Excel / Access Preparing vendor implementation instructions in MS Word / Excel Collaborating with various inter-department colleagues (pharmacists, biostatisticians, reporting analysts, management) Create / drive timelines to ensure all project / program cycles are executed on time and without errors Gathering data-heavy information and formulating reports based on program needs Remain highly organized with own work tasks in order to be available to assist other team members, respond to management requests, flexible to change in priorities Email, phone and in-person collaborative team environment
Required Qualifications:BA / BS degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or healthcare related field and/or equivalent education and experience 2+ years of project management experience including project tracking and modification of project plans 2+ years of healthcare experience 2+ years of quality control/quality assurance/data analysis experience working with large data sets, ensuring accuracy and making data-driven analytical decisions Advanced proficiency in MS Word Intermediate proficiency in MS Excel, Access Basic proficiency in MS Project, Visio and PowerPoint Previous experience in maintaining professional relationships with internal stakeholders, constituents or external vendors Available location for this positions: Irvine, CAPreferred Qualifications:Experience working within clinical programs PBM experienceCareers with OptumRx. We're one of the largest and most innovative pharmacy benefits managers in the US, serving more than 12 million people nationwide. Here you'll fill far more than prescriptions. As a member of one of our pharmacy teams, you're empowered to be your best and do whatever it takes to help each customer. You'll find unrivaled support and training as well as a wealth of growth and development opportunities driven by your performance and limited only by your imagination. Join us. There's no better place to help people live healthier lives while doing 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: project manager, project management, pbm, pharmacy, Irivine, CA
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need... at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.