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Behavioral Health Executive Director - Telecommute - 910710

Greensboro, NC 27401 Work Remotely
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    910710

Great sales are the result of strong purpose, conviction and pride - pride in your ability and your product. UnitedHealth Group offers a portfolio of products that are greatly improving the life of others. Bring along your passion and do your life's best work.(sm)

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This is an executive level position responsible for the overall operating functions, including vision setting and direction for the Optum Behavioral Health (OBH) operation and contract management as well as the relationship with its customer, UnitedHealthcare Community and State (UHC C&S). The Executive Director must coordinate with all functional areas of matrix partners, including but not limited to quality management, care management, utilization management, network development and management, provider relations, member outreach and education, member services, contract compliance, claims and reporting. This position directly impacts financial performance and achievement of overall public sector goals and is responsible for all program planning functions and for meeting contracted reporting requirements and performance standards set by the customer. The Executive Director develops functional, market level, and / or site strategy plans as well as identifies and resolves technical, operational and organizational problems outside own team.

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If you are located in Greensboro, NC, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.

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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Responsible for providing oversight and leadership of integrated behavioral health benefit, including UM program, network development and care management
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  • Be available to meet at the States requested location within 24 hours notice from the State
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  • Lead and direct matrix teams, coordinate day to day operations to achieve goals and ensure contract compliance of all functional areas supporting behavioral health in the market
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  • Provide thought leadership and consultative partnership on behavioral health to UHC C&S Health Plan leadership and the state Medicaid agency
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  • Identify and analyze local market trends, service gaps and lead the development of mitigation strategies aligned with strategic priorities
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  • Guide stakeholders and matrix partners in the effective delivery of services, achievement of metrics, and avoidance of all contract penalties
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  • Lead the development and execution of action plans to remedy any audit findings from internal/external audits or state concerns
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  • Establish and maintain relationships with key BH providers and provider associations
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  • Develop, review, and approve documentation and reporting demonstrating program requirements and performance
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  • Assist with state specific and cross-market product development initiatives
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  • Influence innovation across teams to ensure aligned, cohesive progress across technology, marketing and service operations
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  • Support sales and business development activities to foster growth and account retention
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Youll 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.

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Required Qualifications:

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  • Must reside in North Carolina
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  • Must be fully licensed, as a psychiatrist or psychologist, by the State of North Carolina
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  • Must have a minimum of five (5) years experience in a behavioral health clinical setting
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  • Must have a minimum of two (2) years experience in managed care
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  • Experience working with different levels of leadership at State agencies, Medicaid, payers and providers, elected officials
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  • Demonstrated ability to achieve goals in a matrix environment
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  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively, influence others, and effectively communicate at all levels of the organization
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  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
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  • Exceptional planning, organization, and monitoring skills
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  • Strong customer service orientation
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  • Demonstrated leadership effectiveness, with at least 3 years experience as part of an executive leadership team
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  • Proficiency with all MS Office applications and minimum of 3 years experience working with applications
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  • If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained
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Preferred Qualifications:

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  • Experience in a recovery - oriented delivery system
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  • Strong data analysis skills
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  • Exceptional oral presentation skills
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  • Prior experience in public sector mental health or non-profit community mental health, with knowledge of Medicaid populations
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"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

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Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $110,200 to $211,700. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. As of the date of this posting, In addition to your salary, UHG offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Health, dental, and vision plans; wellness program; flexible spending accounts; paid parking or public transportation costs; 401(k) retirement plan; employee stock purchase plan; life insurance, short-term disability insurance, and long-term disability insurance; business travel accident insurance; Employee Assistance Program; PTO; and employee-paid critical illness and accident insurance.

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*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Groups Telecommuter Policy

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"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.
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"UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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Job Keywords:Behavioral Health

Posted: 2021-03-02 Expires: 2021-05-01

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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