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) The Revenue Cycle Optimization Site Lead is responsible for delivering a full range of services to client/partners such as project management, interim project staffing, software application optimization, healthcare reform initiatives, and support analysis. The Site Lead works with client/partners to define needs or problems, gather data and perform analysis to advise or recommend solutions. We need senior level resources that must demonstrate the ability to work independently at a client/partner site. When assigned as the senior team member, will be responsible for ensuring that resources assigned to each project perform satisfactorily by communicating with client/partner and providing feedback to team and will be responsible for the overall success of the project. Primary Responsibilities: Assumes responsibility for the success of diligence efforts assigned as project lead; contributes to the success of other projects as necessary Provide written communication with client/partners, team members and management the status of assignments on a weekly basis via project documentation (i.e. status update, scope change, etc.) Documents all deliverables including; scope definition, status reports, analysis documents, user documentation and other applicable project records as appropriate Works closely with client/partners and staff to develop client/partner and project risk assessments, implement opportunities, and recommendations regarding business and IT process optimization, profit improvement, internal control, and compliance Prepare final client status reports and create presentations to clients and engagement staff that demonstrate full command of factual material Conducts studies or surveys for process change or problem resolution to obtain data required for solution Manage day-to-day client relationships including primary ownership for client executive team Assists business development teams, sales and client/partner managers on proposals and calls when necessary as requested by management When assigned as project lead, responsible for soliciting client/partner feedback on project progress, performance and success, updates client/partner weekly on progress, problems, and accomplishments Communicates issues, opportunities, risk factors and any other applicable information to the client/partner manager and/or manager on an on-going basis Develop reports and presentations based on project specifications for delivery to client/partners Interact with other departments to ensure a high level of client/partner satisfaction through successful execution of projects Provide strategic guidance to client/partner on Revenue Cycle process improvement Lead and focus team efforts in data analysis, data interpretation, process design, and formulating conclusions and recommendationsYou'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.
Required Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree 8+ years of healthcare consulting/management experience or leadership experience in provider organization Experience working in hospital revenue cycle department as a director or supervisor (patient access, patient financial services) Solid understanding of revenue cycle workflow in the hospital and ambulatory environment (registration, scheduling, coding, billing, contracting) Revenue cycle consulting experience, such as revenue cycle outsourcing, interim management or performance improvement Prior Revenue Cycle hospital based provider consulting experience Experience and comfort working at all levels of a health care organization Ability to probe, analyze, synthesize and articulate complex subject matter so it can be easily understood A high degree of self-motivation, versatility and flexibility In-depth knowledge of the complete healthcare revenue cycle Proficient personal computer skills, including Microsoft Office Working knowledge of hospital based IT systems Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills Excellent presentation skills Ability to adapt to a flexible schedule Ability to travel 70-80%Preferred Qualifications:Master's Degree in Business Administration or related fieldCareers 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) *All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy 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: Consulting, Optum, telecommute, telecommuter, telecommuting, 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.