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Chief Executive Officer - Upcoming Nationwide Opportunities

UnitedHealth Group

Minnetonka, MN
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Chief Executive Officer - Upcoming Nationwide Opportunities(Job Number:709339)

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. You'll help improve the health of millions. And you'll do your life's best work.(sm)


The Chief Executive Officer position for our upcoming, nationwide opportunities is a senior leadership position, where the incumbent has demonstrated experience in leadership, strategic planning and organizational, operational and technical skills. This individual directs the strategic development, growth and operations of the health plan in providing innovative care to the populations in the State. The overall goal of this position is to provide executive oversight and leadership for UnitedHealthcare so the needs of the members are met, and contractual compliance is achieved.  


This role is expected to lead their team to deliver on revenue, membership and operating income objectives, develop key provider relationships, establish an influential relationship with the state, direct and effectively develop strategic goals into specific business plans, and create a successful, collaborative team of people to achieve these goals.   


Primary Responsibilities:  

  • Strategy and Growth: 
    • Develops, translates and executes the business strategy and growth strategy for UnitedHealthcare Community & State Health Plan
    • Effectively develops strategic goals and turns those goals into specific operating and business plans that are executed at the local health plan
    • Identify market-specific and/or regional priorities and determine the appropriate strategic approaches that will drive business growth and differentiate in the marketplace
    • Deliver value to members by optimizing the member experience and maximizing member growth and retention
  • Relationship Building: 
    • Collaborates with the state partners to build long-lasting transparent and trusting relationships
    • Represents UnitedHealthcare at external events and organizations; interacts with Community & State leaders
    • Build, develop, improve, influence and expand relationships with key government sector customer groups, providers/provider networks and government / regulatory stakeholders within the market
  • Operational Effectiveness: 
    • Drive high - quality execution and operational excellence by communicating clear directions and expectations
    • Develops operational protocols to verify effectiveness and compliance that exceed the expectations and commitments made to the State partners
    • Reviews medical expense drivers and creates plans to reduce the waste and increase the affordability of our programs
    • Play an active role in implementing innovation solutions by challenging the status quo and encouraging others to dos
    • Manage execution by delegating work to maximize productivity, exceed goals and improve performance
  • Performance and Satisfaction:  
    • Drive sound and disciplined decisions that drive action while effectively using financial knowledge and data to manage the business
    • Provides leadership to and is accountable for the customer satisfaction, provider satisfaction, financial and operational performance of the Health Plan
    • Accountable for delivering best in class quality, operation and clinical performance
    • Understand and manage multiple levers of health plan profitability (e.g. rate advocacy, member retention, utilization management, Star performance)
    • Analyze budget performance and variances throughout the fiscal year, and recommend and/or make necessary adjustments and corrections
  • Leadership:  
    • Lead and influence Health Plan employees by fostering teamwork and collaboration, driving employee engagement and leveraging diversity and inclusion
    • Develop and mentor others while also building awareness to your own strengths and development needs
    • Influence and negotiate effectively to arrive at win-win solutions
    • Communicate and present effectively, listen actively and attentively to others, and convey genuine interest
    • Lead change and innovation by demonstrating emotional resilience, managing change by proactively communicating the case for change and promoting a culture that thrives on change

Job Commercial Business Gen Opns
Primary Location US-MN-Minnetonka
Other Location 
Organization C&S Louisiana
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 2
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UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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