For those who want to invent the future of health care, here's your opportunity. We're going beyond basic care to health programs integrated across the entire continuum of care. Join us and help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm) In this role, you will drive consistency, efficient processes and share best practices - in a collaborative effort with providers - designed to facilitate a minimum 4 STAR rating. You'll actively participate in quality improvement initiatives, develop recommendations for quality remediation plans, and create tools and databases to capture relevant data. This is a work at home opportunity with approximately 50% local travel to provider sites in Phoenix Arizona. For one of our Phoenix based roles travel to New Mexico will also be needed. We also have opportunities in Colorado. This is a telecommuting position, so the individual must be able to focus and prioritize without being in an office environment. Looking for a highly motivated self starter who can function independently as well as part of a larger team. Primary Responsibilities:Develop market business plans to motivate providers to engage in improving Stars measures to be 4 STARS or higher Provide analytical interpretation of Stars and HEDIS reporting, including executive summaries to plan and provider groups Be the primary go to person for all STARS related activities within their assigned market(s) working within a matrix relationship which includes United Healthcare's Regional Vice President, Administrative Call Center Team, Health Plan Medical Directors, and other Health Plan and Optum team members to assure that all STARS activities are planned and executed Assist OPTUM and UnitedHealthcare in development of training and analytical materials for Stars and HEDIS Lead Weekly, Monthly, Bi-monthly, Quarterly and / or Annual business Review meetings related to STAR activities which summarize provider group performance and market performance as requested or required by the Health Plan and the Director of Market Consultation Analyze and evaluate provider group structure and characteristics, provider group/ provider office operations and personnel to identify the most effective approaches and strategies Identify and assess decision makers and other key provider group personal with a focus on identifying barriers to achieving targeted outcomes. Focus communication and efforts accordingly Develop solution-based, user friendly initiatives to support practice success
Required Qualifications:Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience 1+ years of Stars experience, More than 3 highly preferred 5+ years associated business experience with health care industry Professional experience persuading changes in behavior Strong knowledge of the Medicare market, products and competitors Knowledge base of clinical standards of care, preventive health, and Stars measures Experience in managed care working with network and provider relations Strong financial analytical background within Medicare Advantage plans (Risk Adjustment / STARS Calculation models) Microsoft Office specialist with exceptional analytical and data representation expertise; Advanced Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and MS Access skills Preferred Qualifications:Strong communication and presentation skills Strong relationship building skills with clinical and non-clinical personnel Demonstrated ability to interact with medical staff, peers, and internal company staff at all levels Ability to solve process problems crossing multiple functional areas and business units Strong problem - solving skills; the ability to analyze problems, draw relevant conclusions, and devise and implement an appropriate plan of action Good business acumen, especially as it relates to Medicare Medical/clinical background Undergraduate degree preferred, post graduate degree 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: HEIDS, STARS, Medicaid, Medicare, process improvement, star ratings, clinical, healthcare, insurance, telecommute, telecommuter, telecommuting, phoenix, AZ, Arizona
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.