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UnitedHealth Group Associate Director Clinical Ops Sandy UT 10000 Sign on Bonus for External Candidates in Sandy, Utah

No industry is moving faster than health care. And no organization is better positioned to lead health care forward. We need attention to every detail with an eye for the points no one has considered. The rewards for performance are significant. You'll help improve the health of millions. And you'll do your life's best work. (sm)

Position is accountable for multi-site clinical operations for a multi-million dollar physician practice. Receives direction operationally from Vice President of Operations. Position is accountable for collaborating with UHG R&D, Optum R&D and Physician leadership to review, test and trial innovative ways to improve quality, cost and patient service and the financial and operational performance of organization. Ensures a positive and productive relationship with internal and external business partners as well as patients and providers. Develops strategies to implement organizational mission, vision and values that optimize patient outcomes and financial performance. Facilitates excellent customer service and satisfaction while achieving organization-specific financial goals. Develops and participates in company wide policy and procedures to monitor and ensure company and regulatory compliance and consistency. Recruits, retains and promotes outstanding staff.

This position is eligible for a sign on bonus of $10,000 for External Candidates

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Oversee clinics in the new market

  • Responsible for the integration of acquired clinics

  • Work closely with acquired groups to blend/merge cultures

  • Works with Physician leader and VP to develop and manage operational budgets for business units

  • Develops and monitors key indicators for all aspects of clinic operations related to permanent and pilot programs

  • Develops and monitors annual Capital budget and the CAR process

  • Evaluates proformas and analysis for new business opportunities including the addition of new services or facilities

  • Develops plans for employee engagement including provider recruitment/retention, staff development, training, mentoring and performance management

  • Develops marketing strategies aimed at retaining and increasing membership, developing new markets and achieving strategic multi-payer opportunities

  • Ensures compliance with federal and state regulations as well as company policies, processes and procedures

  • Accountable for appropriate achievement of the interviewing, selection, orientation, development, evaluation, discipline and competency of Division staff

  • Actively participates as the organization’s representative on boards, community and health-related agencies

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:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 5 or more years of experience in the following areas: medical practice management, health plan operations or director level experience

  • Motivated independent thinker with an Analytical mindset; must possess strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Knowledge of ICD-10/CPT/HCPCS and medical terminology

  • Familiarity with Project Management and basic accounting principles

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree, or higher

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system 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)

OptumCare is committed to creating an environment where physicians focus on what they do best: care for their patients. To do so, OptumCare provides administrative and business support services to both owned and affiliated medical practices which are part of OptumCare. Each medical practice part and their physician employees have complete authority with regards to all medical decision-making and patient care. OptumCare’s support services do not interfere with or control the practice of medicine by the medical practices or any of their physicians.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers 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.

OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Job Keywords: medical practice management, health plan operations or Medical Management, Las Vegas, NV, Nevada