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Healthcare Program Manager

UnitedHealth Group

This is a Full-time position in Overland Park, KS posted May 3, 2021.

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)

The Senior Clinical Program Manager develops and implements appropriate clinical model for Special Population served based on state contract deliverables, national established complex care / LTC clinical models and within financial reimbursement model / contract funding. This position will manage a State Supported Employment Pilot program.

If you are located in the state of Kansas, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ensures business processes are in place to monitor and manage Special Program operational processes as defined by the state contract and / or national standardized model components
  • Develops, implements, and monitors Special Program clinical processes metrics and monthly report card
  • Supervisor of staff and serve as a coach, mentor and advocate in their development and training
  • Gathering and documenting clinical data, operational data, and report requirements; Analyzing and interpreting data to identify trends, patterns, and opportunities
  • Assists with development of policy, procedure, standard operating procedure, workflow, job aides, training materials for Special Program or other health plan initiatives
  • Develops and manages Special Program OR other clinical project / program workplans to achieve objectives
  • Facilitates cross-functional and / or cross – segment teams
  • Predicts emerging customer needs and develops innovative solutions to meet them
  • Solves unique and complex problems with broad impact on the business
  • Participates in the development of business strategy
  • Translates highly complex concepts in ways that can be understood by a variety of audiences
  • Influences senior leadership to adopt new ideas, programs, and / or approaches
  • Measures compliance, in part by performing audits, and defines non-compliance trends
  • Creates interventions to drive performance – improvement

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:

  • Current, unrestricted SW or RN license in the State of KS
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2+ years of Management or Supervisor experience in a Clinical environment
  • 4+ years of experience with data analysis using pertinent data and facts to identify and solve a range of problems within area of expertise
  • 2+ years of HCBS (Home & Community Based Services) Waiver experience, OR 2+ years of project or program management experience, OR 2+ years of Kansas Medicaid experience
  • Experience to interpret, organize and apply regulations
  • Experience writing, editing, and presenting to executive leadership on a consistent basis
  • Experience taking initiative and managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Advanced Excel experience with pivot table and macros
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Office, Excel and PowerPoint
  • 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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with the state WORK program, supported employment or other state Medicaid programs
  • Organizational, time management and project management skills, attention to detail
  • Experience with directly supervising staff in a clinical environment

Careers at UnitedHealthcare Community & State. Challenge brings out the best in us. It also attracts the best. That’s why you’ll find some of the most amazingly talented people in health care here. We serve the health care needs of low income adults and children with debilitating illnesses such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and high-risk pregnancy. Our holistic, outcomes-based approach considers social, behavioral, economic, physical and environmental factors. Join us. Work with proactive health care, community and government partners to heal health care and create positive change for those who need it most. This is the place to do your life’s best work.(sm)

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

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.

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