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Sr Director Network & Population Health Care Management - Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group

Minnetonka, MN
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747908 Sr Director Network Population Health Care Management Telecommute

Sr Director Network & Population Health Care Management - Telecommute (747908)

Position Description

What can YOU do with the right information? At OptumInsight, the possibilities and the impact are limitless. You'll be empowered to ask more questions, develop better solutions and help make the health care system greater than ever. It's always fresh. It's always exciting.


Optum payer consulting is looking to expand their offerings within their Network and Population Health pillar. The group is planning to hire a senior resource to support the expected growth of population health management consulting. This resource will develop population health management consulting offerings, lead business and practice development activities; such as new pursuits, lead offering research and development, and have operational leadership duties within the NPH pillar. In addition, this resource will be expected to lead delivery of complex engagements and provide SME support as necessary.


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


**Travel is typical for this role and our associates leave out early Monday and return late on Thursday. Location of residence is flexible for this role; however, travel is a requirement


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Business and Practice Development (~25% Time Allocation):

    • Define the business development strategy for a subset of the practice, as required
    • Own and manage sales accounts, leads, pursuits, and proposals
    • Identify and own the development of new Population Health Management consulting solutions that will be brought to market, leveraging research and internal resources
    • Effectively build and maintain relationships with internal and external clients
    • Identify opportunities for sales and business development collaboration with other Optum business segments
    • Develop thought leadership and share point of view in various mediums
  • Program Delivery and Oversight (~75% Time Allocation):

    • Direct responsibility for the delivery oversight of large scale program execution. Large scale programs are defined as high cost, high complexity and / or high risk
    • Facilitate development of business segment and enterprise level planning and program objective setting
    • Participate in senior level program funding and prioritization decision processes
    • Provide strategic input to the development of program roadmap and timelines 
    • Create a team oriented work climate that enables professional development and encourages creative solutions and strategies
    • Support the management of resources within programs
    • Support program communication plan and execution
    • Require that quality assurance methods are implemented within the program
    • Provide status updates and review of programs to senior leadership
    • Provide coaching and mentoring of project team with the goal of developing and retaining talent within the organization

Required Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of healthcare background
  • 5+ years of experience in high demand population health management consulting - related areas, including population health management, PCMH, ACOs, risk-bearing providers, bundled payment, case management, utilization management, care management, disease management, etc.
  • 5+ years of experience big 5 or large consulting organization experience in provider and / or payer consulting
  • 2 years of experience leading large - scale / enterprise wide consulting engagements or large internal healthcare projects / programs
  • Experience developing consulting offerings and business development
  • Ability to work in ambiguous environment
  • Professional competence in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to build consensus and foster change in a client business setting
  • Ability to travel up to 80%

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with EMR, Clinical, Financial and / or patient accounting systems
  • Experience developing consulting offerings and business development
  • Experience scoping and writing consulting statements of work

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)


*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy



Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: 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: provider, consulting, population health management, revenue cycle management, patient access, admitting, charge integrity, denials management, recovery, patient accounting, financial services, compliance, patient-center medical home, PCMH, accountable care organization, ACOs, risk-bearing providers, billing, reimbursement, hospital accounting, EMR, OptumConsulting, telecommute, remote, work from home, travel

Job Details

  • Contest Number747908
  • Job TitleSr Director Network & Population Health Care Management - Telecommute
  • Job FamilyOptumInsight Consulting
  • Business SegmentOptumInsight

Job Location Information

  • Minnetonka, MN
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelDirector
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelYes, 75 % of the Time
  • Telecommuter PositionYes
  • 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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