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Regional Manager, Optum Behavioral Care Markets - Telecommute - 926908

Eden Prairie, MN 55344 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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Optum Behavioral Care is a rapidly growing business within UnitedHealth Group.Optum Behavioral Care seeks to deliver a high-value and efficient behavioral health system that can be scaled nationally, and the company will grow rapidly over the next 5 years.

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The OBC behavioral health system will be built through strategic partnerships with innovative providers and service platforms, many that are new entrants and currently venture-backed.To evaluate partners and develop the care delivery system, in the first two years, OBC has begun implementing this new care delivery model approximately 12 markets nationally, in partnership with our payer and provider counterparts across Optum and UHC.From these initial implementations, OBC will build and scale the premier national behavioral health system for health systems, payers, state programs, and beyond.

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Optum Behavioral Care is seeking candidates to serve asRegional Managerfor a subset of these market implementations.The Regional Manager role is critical to helping scope, plan and execute critical tasks and deliverables which will enable the assigned markets to launch on time and on budget.The Regional Manager will work in close partnership and under the guidance with the Regional VP and COO.

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

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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Create and execute a structured plan for implementing and scaling the OBC high-value and efficient behavioral health system in multiple regional markets, initially focused on implementing the model in several markets
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  • Define and scope the Pilot Project Implementation Plan - distinct to individual markets of responsibility - leveraging broader strategy for OBC and Pilots to ensure alignment
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  • Coordinate day-to-day operation in conjunction with OBC operating team and Optum shared departments to achieve goals and ensure smooth and efficient functioning of the OBC Pilots in designated regional markets
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  • Effectively manage project implementation timeline and associated resources
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  • Serve as the primary point of contact for key stakeholders within assigned markets to ensure the timely and effective execution of the market implementation plan
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  • Manage partners and providers in local markets to maximize financial and operational performance according to OBC key performance indicators
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  • Prepare materials for critical stakeholder audiences as key milestones / phases of pilot demonstration
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  • Work effectively with other business and support units across UHG (OBC Product / Clinical, OBH Network, HCE, Etc.).The work of OBC must be deeply integrated with other businesses, initiatives and resources across UHG
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  • Proactively identify, mitigate and manage risks associated with the pilot demonstrations
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  • Track overall project KPIs and identify trends related to health care quality, cost and other key clinical processes
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  • Identify and manage key learnings from these implementations, work closely with OBC Operations team to apply across other markets
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Successful candidates for the Regional Manager will have proven experience managing large and complex projects.The successful candidate will have a proven track record of achieving results and effectively managing all aspects of the project

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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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  • Bachelors degree
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  • Project Management experience, with demonstrated success of using project management tools (ex. project plans, stakeholder plans)
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  • 10+ years of experience relevant business experience, preferably in the healthcare industry
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  • 5+ years of experience leading complex projects of at least $500,000
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  • Experience accomplishing work through others and inspiring others through times of ambiguity
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  • Exceptional problem solving and critical thinking skills
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  • Exceptional organization and attention to detail
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  • Experience of leveraging data and insights to drive business outcomes, including identifying risks and mitigation tactics
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  • Experience communicating with and influencing thinking of C-Suite executives
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  • Experience with cross-functional, system thinking leadership and execution of complex, organization-wide initiatives. Includes driving functional dependencies outside of immediate control to align to joint objectives
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  • Experience delivering results with large-scale, cross-functional teams in highly matrixed organizations
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  • Experience managing and prioritizing multiple projects to ensure their quality and on-time delivery
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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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  • Behavioral care and provider operations experience
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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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*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Groups Telecommuter Policy.

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Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $94,500 to $171,700. 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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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, strategic, partnership, implementation, project, KPI, Telecommute, Remote, Work from Home

Posted: 2021-05-31 Expires: 2021-06-30

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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