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Director of Enterprise Strategy - Telecommute - 280828

Chicago, IL 60602 Work Remotely
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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)

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Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA), a leader in the outpatient surgery industry, strategically partners with health plans, medical groups, and health systems across the country to develop and optimize surgical facilities. SCA operates more than 200 surgical facilities, including ambulatory surgery centers and surgical hospitals, in partnership with approximately 3,000 physicians. For more information on SCA, visit www.scasurgery.com.

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Reporting to the Senior Director of Enterprise Strategy, the Director of Enterprise Strategy will be responsible for formulating strategies and processes that assist SCA in planning how to best invest growth capital. This leader will analyze industry data to identify target markets, formulate the strategy for each market and create a market-differentiated value proposition. Within identified core markets, s/he will work collaboratively as part of the larger SCA team to identify appropriate high value targets, evaluate economic opportunity, and build consensus on SCAs approach to the market.

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To be successful, the Director of Enterprise Strategy will need to work collaboratively with and provide guidance to cross functional teams that will likely include development, operations, sales, and managed care contracting. S/he will also need to develop functional relationships with Operations, Development, Managed Care, Specialty Practice, Surgical Management Solutions, and Cardiovascular leaders to develop and refine market strategies, bring an analytical and nationally- informed approach to markets, and monitor the teams success on execution of the plan.

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Youll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within United States as you take on some tough challenges.

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Market Analysis and Business Plan Development

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The Director will support strategic long-term planning efforts at the enterprise and group levels, producing qualitative and quantitative analyses of growth opportunities. Additional enterprise responsibilities will include evaluating:

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  • Potential entry to non-prioritized markets and/or emergent enterprise strategies (service lines,)
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  • Strategic use of multi-site, or corporate transactions
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  • Integration opportunities with other OptumCare and external businesses
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The Director will also be instrumental in leading active strategic market development alongside market-based teams; specifically, influencing value proposition development and opportunity prioritization + execution. To do so, s/he will be tasked with developing and/or managing a suite of research and data analytics, strategy frameworks, and collaboration methods/cadences that will support:

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  • SCA's enterprise identification of priority markets
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  • Strategic execution for priority markets, including a formulation and codification of our value proposition
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  • Network development with primary care groups, health plans, and health system partners
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  • Cross-functional collaboration models and work plans (relative to value proposition development)
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To be successful, the Director will need to nimbly leverage support from teammates within the SCA Development team, as well as subject matter experts throughout SCA's organization.

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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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  • 5+ years of experience in general management principles and solid financial acumen
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  • Experience in healthcare services, ambulatory care, integrated delivery systems and/or physician practice management
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  • Working knowledge of innovative healthcare business models that focus on the quadruple aim
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  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time
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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 similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. When in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are required to wear a mask in common areas. In addition, employees must comply with any state and local masking orders
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Preferred Qualifications:

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  • Bachelor's degree in business, finance, management, health management or similar field
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  • Ability to identify key issues and creatively and strategically overcome internal and external obstacles
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  • Demonstrated ability to manage a variety of key constituent relationships internally and externally
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  • Ability to build and cultivate strong relationships with external strategic partners and physicians
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  • High level of integrity, confidentiality, and accountability with strong communication skills
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  • Sound analytical thinking, planning, prioritization, process orientation, and execution skills
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  • Strong sense for diplomacy, including solid negotiation, conflict resolution, and people-management skills
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  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills
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  • Strategic planning and business development across various markets
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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)

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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. 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, youll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

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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: Director of Enterprise Strategy, Optum, SCA, Market Strategy Leader, Director of Strategy, Telecommute, Telecommuting, Telecommuter, Work From Home, Work At Home, Remote, WAH

Posted: 2021-06-21 Expires: 2021-09-17

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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