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Network Program Specialist - Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group

Eden Prairie, MN
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747362 Network Program Specialist Telecommute

Network Program Specialist - Telecommute (747362)

Position Description

The more you do, the more you learn. And as you learn you find new doors opening that challenge you to bring your best. This specialist role with UnitedHealth Group will call on your knowledge, your energy and your commitment to making health care work more effectively for more people. Your expertise in provider networks can help us build in the next phase of evolution. In this role, you'll use your expertise and analytical skills to help determine how clinical providers group up by specialty and service line. As you do, you'll discover the resources, backing and opportunities that you'd expect from a Fortune 6 leader.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Help develop enterprise-wide Clinically Integrated Network teams that focus on specific clinical areas/service lines such as oncology or cardiology
  • Perform network analysis and strategy development and implementation
  • Drive program design and implementation to improve quality and affordability through improvements in appropriateness and effectiveness
  • Obtain, validate and analyze data as you analyze network availability and access
  • Recommend utilization or expansion of networks for various product

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

This is no easy task. There are a lot of details to manage, key projects to support, a heavy administrative role and reliance on your analysis to drive committee decisions.

Required Qualifications:


  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience
  • 2+ years of experience with network data management in a managed care environment
  • Intermediate proficiency with Excel with ability to create & manage reports with large sets of data
  • Ability to convey complex information to others and make it more easily understood


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Experience in provider data analysis
  • Experience with Claims processing or resolution & medical coding
  • Experience with Claims processing systems or provider databases as well as claims system testing
  • Project management experience
  • Building diverse, high quality provider networks is creating greater access to health care and improving the lives of millions. Join us. Learn more about how you can start doing your life's best work.SM

    Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system 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 Details

    • Contest Number747362
    • Job TitleNetwork Program Specialist - Telecommute
    • Job FamilyNetwork Management
    • Business SegmentOptum Operations

    Job Location Information

    • Eden Prairie, MN
      United States
      North America

    Additional Job Detail Information

    • Employee StatusRegular
    • ScheduleFull-time
    • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
    • ShiftDay Job
    • TravelNo
    • Telecommuter PositionYes
    • Overtime StatusNon-exempt

    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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