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Strategic Portfolio Services Senior Consultant - Walnut Creek, CA - 934605

Walnut Creek, CA 94596
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    934605

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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In 2019 Optum announced a broad, first - of - its - kind partnership with John Muir Health focused on advancing delivery of high-quality, convenient, and affordable health care to patients in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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As a Strategic Portfolio Services Senior Consultant, youll solve complex business problems, improve performance, and execute high priority initiatives. The ideal candidate for this role must be passionate about driving improvements in performance, able to perform rigorous analysis, be effective at working in a fast-paced environment, and confident in their interactions with senior leaders, providers, and business partners.

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Primary responsibilities:

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  • Create artifacts that effectively summarize findings and best practices to make recommendations as a trusted advisor
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  • Perform project management activities such as developing work plans, tracking deliverables, creating status reports, managing resource plans, and monitoring successful achievement of goals against budget
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  • Champion change management, and provide insightful stakeholder analysis
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  • Demonstrated understanding and use data to draw conclusions and drive insights
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  • Synthesize and communicate value creation of their teams efforts
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  • Identify and develop new business opportunities
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  • Coach team members on specific skills
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  • Successfully manage multiple activities, take the initiative, and work independently
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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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  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
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  • 3+ years of health care experience related to clinical operations or administration, business, and system analysis, and / or project management
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  • 3+ years of consulting experience
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  • Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint and experience creating excellent client - ready deliverables
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  • Ability to commute to Walnut Creek, CA to work onsite up to 5 days per week
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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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  • Advanced degree and relevant experience such as:"""
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    • Graduate or professional degree (MBA / MPH) with professional services or consulting experience, or
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    • Office - based clinical practice experience (MD, PA, NP, RN) and management or strategy consulting experience, or
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    • Graduate degree with focus on health care administration, or
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    • Rigorous graduate degree in unrelated field combined with strong consulting experience and demonstrated health care subject matter knowledge
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  • Subject matter expertise in one or more of: medical group practice operations, value - based care strategy, access improvement, or health care consumer 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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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: Strategic Portfolio Services Senior Consultant, Strategic Portfolio Services, Healthcare Consultant, Strategic Consultant, Healthcare, Project Management, Walnut Creek, CA, California

Posted: 2021-06-17 Expires: 2021-08-15

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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