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Field Based Practice Quality Consultant - Kennesaw, GA - 902274

Kennesaw, GA 30144
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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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This is a field based role, you will be travelling to practices up and down the interstate 575 area. Travel will include from Hiawassee, GA near the North Carolina boarder and all the way to Decatur, GA; the ideal candidate would live somewhere in the middle so that travel is about a two hour drive each way. The role involves traveling to field locations at least three days a week (overall about 75%), visiting 40+ practices on a monthly basis.

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Primary Responsibilities

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  • Design, create and implement quality improvement projects and initiatives
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  • Conduct and manage outcomes of various studies that may include analyzing, reviewing, forecasting, trending and presenting information for quality management planning and management needs
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  • Develop and present recommendations and alternatives for management and executive review
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  • Assist in developing department strategic action plans
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  • Develop and implement effective analysis, research and evaluation of quality management metrics
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  • Fostering teamwork and collaboration, much of your work will involve data extraction
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  • Sound auditing skills are essential
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  • Soundcommunication and persuasion skills to deal with clinical and non-clinical audiences
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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.

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Required Qualifications:

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  • 3+ years of health care experience
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  • 2+ years experience developing and implementing performance improvement projects or using data to develop intervention strategies to improve outcomes
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  • ProvenExcel skills
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  • Ability to collect, analyze and present data
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  • You will be asked to perform this role in an office setting or other company location
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  • 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
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Preferred Qualifications:

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  • Bachelors degree or higher
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  • Unrestricted and active RN license
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  • Quality or compliance certifications
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  • Experience creating reports related to quality improvement/performance outcomes
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  • Experience with quality measures such as HEDIS
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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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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: Clinical, Practice Quality Consultant, Optum, Canton, Marietta, Kennesaw, Georgia, GA

Posted: 2020-12-22 Expires: 2021-02-19

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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