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VP Clinical Ops OptumCare, Las Vegas (Relo*)

UnitedHealth Group

Las Vegas, NV
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716966 VP Clinical Operations OptumCare Las Vegas

VP Clinical Ops OptumCare, Las Vegas (Relo*) (716966)

Position Description

OptumCare company is a part of the Optum network of health care providers throughout the Southwest, whose mission is to connect and support providers by working together to deliver the most effective and compassionate care to each and every patient they serve.  OptumCare’s focus is to do the right things for patients, physicians, and the community. 


Reporting to the Sr. VP, OptumCare Mountain/West market the OptumCare VP of  Clinical Operations  is responsible for the leadership of multiple clinical practices that are aligned with the OptumCare delivery system.  This VP is accountable for the financial and operational performance of the practices within OptumCare as well as the development and execution of key strategic initiatives related to practice modernization.  These initiatives will include: quality, cost and service metrics.  This position will also work in conjunction with the Sr. VP of Clinical Operations executing profit growth plans and planned acquisitions throughout the Mountain West Region.  


Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for the successful financial performance of the clinical practices, including development of budgets and capital projects
  • Work with the Optum Leadership to execute practice business plans for OptumCare within the Nevada Market
  • Assist in the formulation of the overall strategic plan and ensure adequate communication and execution within the OptumCare Network
  • Foster and develop the OptumCare culture among staff and physicians and foster an atmosphere of trust and open dialogue
  • Develop Associate Director’s and Practice Managers as leaders and ensure that they have the tools and skill sets to execute their operating plans
  • Oversee the development of budgets and maintenance of operational monitoring processes to ensure maximum efficiency and effectiveness of operational units
  • Develop and promote strong communication among Physicians and Operations staff
  • Guide the development of the strategic marketing and public relations plans for owned practice growth initiatives
  • Ensure strict compliance with federal and state regulations and company policies, procedures and processes
  • Office based with travel in Vegas market to clinics (3) and travel to (7) Tucson / Phoenix clinics as needed


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, Advanced degree highly preferred
  • 5+ years of experience as a senior leader within business operations or clinical operations
  • Proven progressive financial and operational skills acquired in leadership background
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills including group and team building, coaching, communication, change management, and people / product focus balance
  • Working understanding of reimbursement and delivery systems for healthcare
  • Advanced ability to develop people, instilling empowerment and accountability at all levels
  • Strong sense of integrity and ability to command the respect of clients/patients and employees at all levels
  • Ability to create and maintain a caring, engaged culture
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and influence groups successfully with strong interpersonal, and  communication skills
  • Experience in leadership role overseeing medical practice management or health plan operations or medical management positions preferred
  • Knowledge of leadership needs within practice management of physician groups preferred
  • Travel within Vegas market regularly and  to Tucson / Phoenix AZ as needed

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)


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: Clinical, Medical, Business, Operations, Financial, Management, OptumCare, Las Vegas, Nevada, NV


Job Details

  • Contest Number716966
  • Job TitleVP Clinical Ops OptumCare, Las Vegas (Relo*)
  • Job FamilyMedical and Clinical Operations
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

  • Las Vegas, NV
    United States
    North America
  • Other LocationsLas Vegas, NV

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelDirector
  • 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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