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Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

As a Manager in our OptumCare Operations team, you will build and improve provider contract/rate loading processes.  You will set the strategy for provider configuration operations that improve our delegation capabilities in servicing our providers.  You and your team will do this by working with business partners to take your ideas from vision to execution.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  •  Develop and manage a team of configuration analysts – ensure performance metrics are achieved and measured effectively
  • Responsible for turn around time, quality and finance performance metrics related to pricing configuration operations
  • Set the direction on priorities for the team including work assignment, productivity tracking and capacity planning
  • Partner with multiple functional operations leaders to achieve the overall operational goals and key metrics
  • Become a trusted partner to our market partners allowing delivery of growth and expansion targets
  • Ensure escalations and issue management are responded to timely with a sense of urgency and remediation plans to avoid future issues
  • Develop foundational processes for our scaling provider configuration processes and summarize the complexity of our operation in clear, digestible explanations
  • Identify process improvements to simplify and streamline provider contract loading
  • Responsible for high quality performance including proactive improvements, root cause/remediation and automation ideas to increase quality outcomes
  • Conduct 1:1’s, team meetings and huddles to keep team informed and share business changes and updates
  • Support your team and leadership by guiding decisions, removing obstacles and coaching to a higher skill level
  • Partner with offshore operations to tightly manage performance and align on process changes and business imperatives
  • Assist with communication materials and present information to business partners, executive leaders and staff of all levels, on team performance, issue management and progress on key initiatives

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of operational management experience
  • 2+ years of pricing or contract management experience
  • Healthcare operations experience with Medicare LOB
  • Experience producing superior results in a performance driven environment
  • Experience working with all levels of management across all functional areas

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience partnering with Global teams
  • Facets provider contract loading experience
  • Multi Payor experience
  • Claims operations experience
  • Commercial, Behavior Health or Medicaid Healthcare operations experience
  • Multi payor experience

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.

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.

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary/hourly range for Colorado residents is $82,100 to $146,900. The salary/hourly range for Connecticut/Nevada residents is $90,500 to $161,600. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

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 country: United States

City: Houston

Category: Business Operations Specialists, All Other

Location: Houston, TX, United States

Job posted 2022-06-04

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