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Senior Project Coordinator - Pharmacy- San Antonio, TX

UnitedHealth Group

San Antonio, TX
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752596 Senior Project Coordinator Pharmacy San Antonio TX

Senior Project Coordinator - Pharmacy- San Antonio, TX (752596)

Position Description

As one of the largest pharmacy benefits managers in the United States, UnitedHealth Group provides a professional culture where you're empowered and encouraged to exceed the expectations of our members, with better schedules than retail and more reach than any hospital. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)


The Sr.Project Coordinator will be responsible for managing a variety of projects and deliverables to include projects associated with Operations optimization, Training, Quality and Resource Planning initiatives. Works on a wide range of activities related to department including the development of tools for strategic planning, analysis and development of action plans and project plans.  Assist pharmacy leadership with business process and policy development of programs and productivity initiatives. Assist with report development and analysis to support key initiatives and operations. The primary responsibility of a project coordinator is to keep all the department’s projects and all related processes running smoothly.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Assists in the development of tools to track organizational objectives and short and long-range project or program goals. Monitor current projects and coordinates all team members involved to keep workflow on track
  • Assists leadership and other related department team members in the implementation of programs or projects, including planning, developing, implementing and evaluating programs and projects, coordinating project activities, collaborating with project team members, and monitoring progress toward achievement and other projects as assigned
  • Prepares draft agendas for meetings for review with leadership. Schedule all projects related meetings with team and markets, participates in meetings, record minutes and take detailed notes during meetings and provides follow-up correspondence. Prepares appropriate backup materials and arranges for presence of appropriate supervisors, directors and vice president
  • Prepares reports, presentations, verbal/written correspondences, policies, communications, procedures and other required documentation as instructed by leadership
  • Performs moderately complex business analysis and conducts research, analyzes/interprets information on issues, proposals and problems to ensure that adequate data is provided to leadership for decision-making and informational purposes
  • Takes projects from concept through full implementation and control. Arrange and manage team goals/project schedules/new information and keeps all material up-to-date. Communicate timeline changes and new information to team; tracks project changes and adjust schedules as needed
  • Analyzes processes and presents findings to functional leads to develop or improve processes, services and/or programs to support the goals of the enterprise
  • Manages multiple projects at one time with successful outcomes
  • Works closely with IT and business partners to identify and maximize opportunities to use information and technology to improve product, service and/or business processes
  • Able to serve as a liaison between business and IT to document business and /or technical requirements
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree in business, customer service or healthcare related field (Two additional years of comparable work experience beyond the required years of experience may be substituted in lieu of the degree)
  • Three to five years of progressive responsibility with successful professional assistance, project management or process improvement initiatives
  • 2+ years’ experience with tracking, planning projects, and making data-driven analytical decisions
  • Ability to independently solve moderately complex problems
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment on multiple projects with tight deadlines while paying close attention to the details of all the deliverables
  • Ability to plan, prioritize, organize and complete complex work efforts to meet established objectives
  • Proven ability to successfully develop a project plan or action plans and execute the plan through implementation required
  • Experience in mobilizing teams and maintaining motivation to accomplish goals under stringent timelines required
  • Must collaborate and coordinate work with other team members. Ability to communicate ideas clearly and concisely
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications to include Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and Outlook required. Working knowledge of Share Point required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration, Business Administration or a related field preferred
  • Project Management experience preferred
  • Experience with process mapping methodology and creating process maps preferred
  • Health plan, healthcare or clinic operations experience preferred

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 Keywords: operations, project, quality, resource planning, leadership, productivity, optimization, San Antonio, TX, Texas

Job Details

  • Contest Number752596
  • Job TitleSenior Project Coordinator - Pharmacy- San Antonio, TX
  • Job FamilyPharmacy
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

  • San Antonio, TX
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelManager
  • 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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