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Regulatory Affairs Consultant - Irvine, CA or Eden Prairie, MN

UnitedHealth Group

Irvine, CA
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734212 Regulatory Affairs Consultant Irvine CA or Eden Prairie MN

Regulatory Affairs Consultant - Irvine, CA or Eden Prairie, MN (734212)

Position Description

Bring us your experience, your head for strategy, your strength with relationships and your eye for opportunity. In return we offer an unmatched place to grow and develop your career among a richly diverse group of businesses driven by the power and stability of a leading health care organization. Come help us heal and strengthen the health care system as you do your life's best work.(sm)


The Regulatory Affairs Consultant will develop relationships with representatives of federal and state regulatory and enforcement agencies to ensure effective communication as cooperation. This individual will coordinate with various internal departments and committees to assure operational and procedural compliance with state and federal regulations.  This role will triage complex compliance issues that are escalated by staff.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with operations to review, analyze, and develop / oversee initial implementation project plans and / or corrective action plans to ensure compliance with new or existing laws and regulations and company, customer and accreditation requirements
  • Track and analyze all new regulatory requirements pertaining to public sector and commercial lines of business
  • Prepare summaries of analysis that include, as appropriate, relevant legislative history, comparisons to existing or proposed legislation in other jurisdictions and detailed descriptions of the operational requirements and affected departments
  • Consult and coordinate with new business / sales / product development to determine all regulations pertaining to any products being offered in the marketplace


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of experience in a health care regulatory environment required (managed care, and / or compliance expertise preferred)
  • Excellent communication skills, verbally and in writing
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills across business groups internally and outside the organization / regulatory agencies
  • Experience with PBM - related and pharmacy - related state legislation and regulation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3+ years project management experience, including experience simultaneously managing multiple projects

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: Regulatory Affairs Consultant, Regulatory, Compliance, Managed Care, PBM, Irvine, CA, California, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota

Job Details

  • Contest Number734212
  • Job TitleRegulatory Affairs Consultant - Irvine, CA or Eden Prairie, MN
  • Job FamilyRegulatory and Compliance
  • Business SegmentOptumRx

Job Location Information

  • Irvine, CA
    United States
    North America
  • Other LocationsEden Prairie, MN

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusExempt

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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