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Senior Implementation Project Manager - WellMed - San Antonio, TX

UnitedHealth Group

San Antonio, TX
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748497 Senior Implementation Project Manager WellMed San Antonio TX

Senior Implementation Project Manager - WellMed - San Antonio, TX (748497)

Position Description

The Senior Implementation Project Manager primarily supports the New WellMed Experience Initiative and all other assignments from the Clinical Education & Program Administration Department. Has responsibility for coordination and completion of projects across various functional areas. Provides subject matter expertise in areas including project scope definition, risk identification, project methodology, resource allocation, facilitation, and other areas of expertise based on established project management techniques. Makes presentations to management on project updates, project cycle, and expected results. Ensures projects are completed on time and in scope. Develops various ad hoc reports and status updates to support initiatives. Leads and motivates clinic teams and cross functional business leaders to execute multiple projects in the various stages of a project life cycle.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Collaborates with program/project initiative developers, training teams, business owners, clinical staff, providers and other stakeholders to ensure inputs, processes and outputs are captured and maintained for effective implementation
  • Define/Manage Project Scope: able to lead the change management processes to drive effective project execution (e.g., launch, deployment, revisions, change control) and raise awareness when misalignment or misunderstanding of scope with stakeholders
  • Manage/Control Project Timelines and Resources: can forecast variances and trends throughout the project lifecycle to ensure project resources are met and be able to ensure a seamless transitions from project implementation to business (e.g. clinic operations)
  • Manage/Control Project Financials: able to project budgets and forecasts, obtaining approvals from key stakeholders (e.g., cost-benefit analysis, staffing impact analysis/assessment)
  • Manage Project Quality: ensure that all project deliverables are in compliance with all applicable standards and regulations (e.g., HEDIS, HIPAA, CMS, PCMH, MU, CHAPS, NWE, etc) and able to conduct analysis on project outcomes to make appropriate recommendations to improve project
  • Develops tools and reports necessary for trending productivity and quality measures needed during implementation
  • Serves as a resource to clinic staff, providers, internal departments, and external partners regarding project management, change management and /or process improvement
  • Attends educational offerings to keep abreast of change and comply with position requirements
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Health Care Administration, Business Administration or a related field required. (4 additional years of comparable work experience beyond the required years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a bachelor’s degree)
  • Three to five years of decision support, data analysis, or healthcare operations experience
  • PMP Certification
  • Proven ability to successfully conceptualize an initiative, develop a plan and execute the plan through implementation required
  • Proven ability to effectively manage and direct various levels of employees
  • Ability to interact one-on-one and consult with all levels of executive management required
  • Possession of strong analytical/statistical skills used in evaluating and analyzing data required
  • Advanced level of proficiency with Microsoft Office applications to include Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and Outlook required
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Masters in Health Administration, Finance, Public Health or Business Administration
  • Certification and/or training in a nationally recognized Change Management Methodology
  • Basic understanding of concepts and practices of Six Sigma


Optum is a diversified health services and innovation company where data, technology, people and action combine to make great things happen every day. Join us. Learn more about how you can start doing your life's best work.(sm)

Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 90,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team 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 Details

  • Contest Number748497
  • Job TitleSenior Implementation Project Manager - WellMed - San Antonio, TX
  • Job FamilyProject Management
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

  • San Antonio, TX
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelYes, 25 % of the Time
  • 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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