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Director of Value Base Care Analytics - Walnut Creek, CA - 895649

Walnut Creek, CA 94596
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In 2019 Optum announced a broad, first-of-its-kind partnership with John Muir Health that will leverage data analytics tools to deliver quality, affordable care to patients in the Bay Area: https://healthitanalytics.com/news/optum-john-muir-health-use-data-analytics-to-improve-patient-care. As Optum supports John Muir Health in this strategic transformation it will be critical that the Analytics team provides high quality deliverables that support operations and decision-making, while also creating leading capabilities in predictive analytics and use of novel data sources.

The Director of VBC Analytics will act as an advisor and interface between the analytics organization and key client business stakeholders to support the operational and strategic initiatives for a strategic client partner. This role is critical to fostering relationships, driving overall performance, and instilling rigor in the approach taken to produce analytic deliverables. Working closely with client business and clinical leaders as well as internal Optum business partners, this individual will support and drive the client's value based care analytic agenda by proactively surfacing potential analytic solutions, scoping solutions in response to client business needs and working with the analytics organization to deliver on analytic solutions according to the client's strategic priorities. This role is critical to support execution of the client's strategic value based care initiatives and operational delivery system performance.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Partner with key stakeholders to develop and execute operational and strategic client plans that addresses the client's business needs
  • Understand and translate key client business challenges tied to value based care delivery into potential analytic solutions to support those business challenges
  • Develop subject matter expertise in current and emerging value based care models
  • Evaluate population health program
  • Support service deployment and closely monitor performance, working with analytics leadership, finance and operations to ensure financial viability and operational excellence
  • Perform financial projections and pro-formas for value based care contracts
  • Develop provider distribution compensation models
  • Advise clients on value based care contracts and term definitions
  • Perform financial feasibility analyses
  • Design new programs and products in collaboration with clinical partners
  • Lead negotiations and presentations
  • Perform quantitative analysis of actuarial, financial, utilization and costs data
  • Pursue and support new business development activities
  • Analyze forecasts and trends
  • Collaborate with leaders of strategic initiatives to drive analytic information into business actions and with clinical leaders and clinical informatics team to drive findings into clinical workflow
  • Manage and mentor Analytics resources within a matrixed leadership model

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:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum of 7+ years demonstrated experience in healthcare analytics and / or healthcare consulting
  • Minimum of 3+ years leadership experience in a value-based care Analytics setting
  • Minimum of 3+ years' experience and credibility interacting with healthcare leaders including "C" level executives and medical directors
  • Minimum of 2+ years of leading large complex programs and/or initiatives where data is a key asset
  • Must be local or willing to relocate to the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area
  • Employees are 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 prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. 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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • ASA or FSA designation
  • Advanced SQL skills
  • Experience leading a team in a matrix environmen
  • Deep experience in understanding health ecosystem - strategic and operational working knowledge of healthcare delivery system in value-based care and fee for service environments
  • Experience in analyzing hospital operations, clinical variation in the hospital environment and/or experience in providing analytical support in value-based contract negotiations with payors and providers
  • Demonstrated success leading large complex programs and/or initiatives where data is a key asset
  • Exceptional writing and presentation skills
  • Able to translate complex data analytic information into simple business terms
  • Basic SQL skills

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)

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: value based care, data, analytics, healthcare, California
Posted: 2020-11-25 Expires: 2021-03-25

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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