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Senior Network Program Specialist - Hybrid - Greater Seattle area only

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

For those who want to invent the future of health care, here's your opportunity. We're going beyond basic care to health programs integrated across the entire continuum of care. Join us and help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm) -

In support of Optum Care Network's mission, vision, and strategic goals, this position is responsible for supporting the Network Engagement Leadership Team (NELT) in managing the OCN affiliate practices in meeting their quality, risk, affordability and MLR performance goals. - This role plays a key function in being an extension of the VP Network Engagement, Sr. Medical Director and Network Medical Directors. - - -

Primary Responsibilities: -
The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. - The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment.

  • Supports medical director and clinical educator by prioritizing, assisting and executing action items, follow-ups and tasks with minimal supervision
  • Project manages the Regional Collaboration (content planning, meeting coordination, invites, attendance tracking) meeting that includes external network providers
  • Works with National Optum to participate in Network survey. This includes representing WA needs, data coordination, and the support of improvement activities as defined by survey results -
  • Event planning and management for client facing events - -
  • IT communications and troubleshooting
  • Maintenance of Sharepoint, Teams, OneNote for NELT team
  • Report distribution and communication to External Practices
  • Attend NELT Monday meetings and huddles to learn and support management team
  • Schedule, organize, and/or coordinate meetings, events, training sessions, interviews, appointments, conferences, and activities as requested; ensure electronic calendar is coordinated and up to date
  • Compose and edit correspondence and memos for internal and/or external communications as needed
  • Performs additional duties as assigned
  • Foster supportive, team-oriented work environment
  • Experience influencing and gaining buy-in from executive sponsors, team members, stakeholders, and peers
  • Highly motivated with the ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrates knowledge of or ability to quickly learn regulatory environment
  • Knowledge of technical resources within the organization
  • Ability to identify opportunities that can improve efficiency of processes
  • Ability to manage multiple, competing priorities, deadlines, and responsibilities
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of the organization, its staff, business partners and patients
  • Ability to judge appropriate information to be conveyed to different levels of management
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with individuals at all levels of the organization - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  • Proven ability to work accurately with detail -
  • Strong Powerpoint and Excel skills - - - - -

    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 from a four-year college and/or a professional certification requiring formal education beyond a two-year college or equivalent work experience
    • 5+ year of executive assistant or program coordinator working with Director level or above

      Preferred Qualifications: -

      • 1+ years of experience in project management
      • 2+ years of background in healthcare industry and/or managed care

        Mental & Physical Requirements -

        • Mental Effort: Must be able to work effectively as a member of OCN team; work is detailed and complex with multiple competing priorities, deadlines and internal and external customers
        • Physical Requirements: Work is primarily in office environment requiring ability to see and hear and communicate; occasionally requires operation of personal vehicle -
        • Working Conditions: Work is performed in a work-from-home office setting, with in-person meetings as business needs require

          Physical Requirements in Accordance with ADA: -

          • Carrying/Lifting: Occasional / 0-10 lbs.
          • Standing: Constant / Up to 10 hours per day
          • Sitting: Constant / Up to 10 hours per day
          • Walking: Occasional
          • Repetitive Motion: Keyboard activity, telephone use, writing
          • Visual Acuity: Ability to view computer monitor and read newsprint with or without corrective lenses
          • Environmental Exposure: None

            Careers at OptumCare. We're on a mission to change the face of health care. As the largest health and wellness business in the US, we help 58 million people navigate the health care system, finance their health care needs and achieve their health and well-being goals. Fortunately, we have a team of the best and brightest minds on the planet to make it happen. Together we're creating the most innovative ideas and comprehensive strategies to help heal the health care system and create a brighter future for us all. Join us and learn why there is no better place 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. -

            Washington Residents Only: The salary range for Washington residents is $56,300 to $110,400. 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, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives. - -
            At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone-of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income-deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority reflected in our mission. - - - -

            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. -

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