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Oncology Transformation Consultant - Telecommute - 918928

Minnetonka, MN 55345 Work Remotely
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    918928

UnitedHealthcare is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

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The Oncology Transformation Consultant (OTC) is responsible for the ongoing clinical management of oncology/specialty practices participating in UnitedHealthcares (UHC) Cancer Episode Program. The Oncology Transformation Consultant will lead multi-disciplined practice transformation and practice performance improvement initiatives. The selected candidate will guide practices in improving quality, efficiency, and utilization. The Oncology Transformation Consultant is accountable for driving practice progress toward desired transformational change and performance improvement, while driving toward reductions in total medical costs.

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The Oncology Transformation Consultant reports directly to Associate Director of Oncology Transformation. The Oncology Transformation Consultant will play an integral role in content development and ongoing refinement of the program. The Oncology Transformation Consultant will serve as a primary point of contact for practice improvement data and clinical transformation activities for the oncology practices participating in the Cancer Episode Program. The Oncology Transformation Consultant will be responsible for communicating progress towards achievement of targeted goals to the Associate Director of Oncology Transformation and the practice.

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Youll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within United States as you take on some tough challenges. Travel to other states will be required up to 50% based on business needs.

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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Accountable for leading the successful deployment of practice transformation of the UHC Cancer Episode Program at the practice level, including but not limited to, introducing and educating practices on the value/use of reporting tools and secure delivery of reports
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  • Obtain and prepare clinical data to identify areas of quality improvement, cost savings opportunities including but not limited to inpatient and ER utilization, ambulatory site of service, drug utilization, imaging, and ancillary services
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  • Drive improved NPS in partnership with the NPS team to understand and address market variability
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  • Build and effectively maintain relationships with practice leadership and key clinical influencers actively involved in practice transformation
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  • Regularly facilitate efficient, effective practice improvement meetings with the practice to monitor, present, and discuss progress on the transformation action plan and achievement in milestones
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  • Develop strategies; based on performance analysis, for improvement that includes specific outcomes and metrics to monitor progress to a goal and make recommendations for change management strategies, resulting in cost savings and improved member outcomes
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  • Support the practice in designing practice transformation action plans and implement appropriate performance improvement initiatives designed to assist the practice in achieving agreed upon transformation milestones
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  • Monitor and review the progress of the practice in milestone achievement and insure the practice is accountable for successful completion
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  • Use data to analyze trends and work with stakeholders to agree on and implement proactive strategies to address issues, and measure impact using a PDSA rapid cycle improvement approach; including external practice data
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  • Assist practices in creating work flows to optimize care delivery, introduce best practices improvements, and evaluate outcomes using rapid cycle improvements PDSA methods to reach mutual goals
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  • Educate on and deploy technology tools to support Practice Transformation
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  • Integrate technology tools into practice workflows
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  • Build and effectively maintain relationships with team members in the UHC Clinical organization and internal matrix partners in support of the program
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  • Consult and guide the practice on developing innovative solutions, including bringing best practice experience and connecting practices with other high performing practices to spur innovation
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  • Work with the practice and Optum to align and integrate Optum care/disease management programs and population health services to augment the practices capabilities, support their care management efforts and add value to the patient care experience
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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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  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
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  • 3+ years of oncology specific expertise including but not limited to oncology clinical experience, practice management or operations experience
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  • 3+ years of combined experience with improving clinical quality, health care analytics, or driving clinical transformation initiatives with population health programs including interpreting and utilizing clinical data analytics, outcomes measurement in healthcare and use of that data to drive change
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  • Experience working with and collaborating successfully with senior level leadership- both clinical and business (internal and external)
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  • Demonstrated experience leading groups, strong presentation and program management skills
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  • Strong Microsoft Office Skills with Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
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  • Strong relationship building skills with internal and practice teams to drive goal alignment
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  • Possess strong emotional intelligence and ability to work in highly matrixed organization
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  • Access to high speed internet for home office set up
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  • Willingness to travel 50 % for face to face meetings
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  • Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to practice sites across the U.S.
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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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  • Active, unrestricted licensed professional in the State of Residence; including but not limited to RN, LISW, or Pharmacist
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  • Master's Degree
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  • Demonstrated experience implementing Clinical Practice Transformation initiatives designed to help provider or hospital groups achieve large-scale health transformation goals
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  • Experience preparing and presenting information to clinical and executive level leadership
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  • Experience with episodic payment structure/methodology
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Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 7 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can do your life's best work.(sm)

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Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $79,700 to $142,600. 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: Clinical Consultant, Clinical Transformation Consultant, Oncology Nurse, RN, Pharmacist, Clinical Quality Consultant, Population Health Management, Clinical Data Analytics, Minnetonka, Minnesota, MN, Chicago, IL, Texas, Houston, TX, Missouri, Kansas City, MO,Telecommute, Telecommuting, Telecommuter, Work From Home, Work At Home, Remote

Posted: 2021-03-19 Expires: 2021-05-17

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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