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Associate Director of Medical Management, OptumCare - Phoenix, AZ

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Phoenix, AZ
Date:
06/22/2017
2017-06-222017-07-21
Job Code:
1740163
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Associate Director of Medical Management, OptumCare - Phoenix, AZ(Job Number:710609)
Description

At Optum, you will perform within an innovative culture that's focused on transformational change in the health care system. You will leverage your skills across a diverse and multi-faceted business. And you will make contributions that will have an impact that's greater than you've ever imagined! 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)
 
As a part of our continued growth, we are searching for a new Associate Director of Medical Management to join our team!
 
The Associate Director of Medical Management is located within Care Delivery Organization office and works closely with the Chief Medical Officer, Medical Directors and leaders of Utilization Management and Case Management including Social Workers, Nurses and clinical Administrative staff. This role will closely support and assist the VP of Medical Management Operations. Additional responsibilities include the development of initiatives within the Maricopa county market, building relationships with community leaders, working closely with Managers of Complex Case Management and Utilization Review along with building Regional Clinical Best Practice Standards. The Associate Director will also work directly with our care delivery partners on meeting and exceeding our Affordability goals.
 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Clinical operations across the continuum of care (assessing, planning, implementing, coordinating, monitoring and evaluating)
  • Adapts departmental plans and priorities to address business and operational challenges
  • Takes a key role in setting direction and participating in or developing new programs
  • Responsible for working closely with trainers to initiate procedures and audits necessary for national Accreditation for Complex Case Management and in the future UM and DM
  • The Associate Director works collaboratively with the members, providers, PCP Network, and other departments to maximize member’s benefits within a cost effective environment
  • Identify compliance and quality improvement opportunities and collaborates with Quality area
  • Assist in implementing procedures to provide excellent customer service to our clients through but not limited to communication, staffing, phone availability and service execution
  • Responsible for reports including identifying areas of concern and suggesting how to track and trend the outcomes along with regulatory oversight
  • Participate in onsite meetings and JOCs with Facility Leadership and Providers to discuss current CM trends and how to improve patient outcomes

Job Case Management
Primary Location US-AZ-Phoenix
Other Location 
Organization OptumCare - AZ
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 1
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