We'll put you in the driver's seat on vital projects that have strategic importance to our mission of helping people lead healthier lives. Yes, we share a mission that inspires. We need your organizational talents and business discipline to help fuel ours. It's the opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm) The Optum360 Revenue Cycle Consultant - Project Manager will serve as a healthcare revenue cycle and project management industry expert, combining their leadership, experience and understanding of Optum solutions to deliver world class results in revenue cycle engagements. Typical projects include, but are not limited to - revenue cycle assessments, change management engagements, alignment of client processes with Optum Technology, process improvement, interim management, among others. This is a telecommuter role which may require up to 90% travel depending on project assignment. As a telecommuter must be able to work well with remote teams (on and off shore). Primary Responsibilities:Management, delivery, and completion of projects across various functional areas Provides subject matter expertise in areas including project scope definition, risk identification, project methodology, resource allocation, facilitation, budget management, and other areas of expertise based on established project management techniques Establishes timelines based on project scope of services Ensures projects are completed on time and in scope Monitors and tracks project status using established tools and techniques such as MS Project or other established tools Responsible for project financial performance including creating/establishes project budgets based on statement of work (SOW) requirements, updates project tasks to trigger billing and invoices, approves invoices generated from ERP, reconciles budgets to ensure on track based on SOW Maintains ongoing communication with client with routine status reports, team calls, etc. Makes presentations to management on project updates, project cycle, and expected results Provides explanations and interpretations within area of expertise Provides consulting services to clients in areas of the healthcare revenue cycle, i.e., patient access, patient financial services, revenue integrity, decision support and analytics, health information management, clinical documentation improvement, managed care contracting, among others Understand client business metrics and results Evaluate and analyze client data to understand trends in all areas of the operation Development of recommendations and action plans for client improvement Learn and understand Optum technology and services and how they will improve client operations Willingness to learn new skills and desire to advance upward in the consulting organization Accountable for all decisions, actions, and directives with respect to job responsibilities Escalates potential risks and issues identified as appropriate Other duties as assigned by leadership
Required Qualifications:4 year degree or equivalent experience 3+ years revenue cycle experience in core area(s) including: Patient Access, Revenue Integrity, Patient Financial Services, Billing, Vendor Management, etc. 3+ years project management / coordination experience in a healthcare setting Professional services/consulting or healthcare background Prior experience identifying data trends and issues Proficient or above in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio, Project as well as SharePoint Detailed oriented Strong organizational skills Experience managing at least 3-5 projects concurrently Strong analytical skills Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) Self-motivated and driven Problem solver Flexible and versatile Process Improvement focused Customer service focused 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) 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: revenue cycle, project management, healthcare, telecommute, remote, work from home
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.