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Job Category:

Medical and Clinical Operations



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Clinical Quality Consultant II - Dallas, TX - $3,000 Sign-on bonus for external candidates

UHG - Dallas, Texas

Posted: 11/17/2018

The Clinical Quality Consultant II (CQC) will drive consistency, efficient processes and share best practices, in a collaborative effort with the providers, designed to facilitate a minimum 4 STAR performance.  The CQC will participate in quality improvement initiatives, attend monthly or joint operating committee meetings, develop recommendations for quality remediation plans and create tools and databases to capture relevant data for each region. This position will work collaboratively with each regional/market team and their leadership in a matrix relationship.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Develop market business plans to motivate providers to engage in improving Stars measures  to be 4 STARS or higher
  • Provide analytical interpretation of Stars and HEDIS reporting, including executive summaries to plan and provider groups
  • Be the primary go to person for all STARS related activities within their assigned market(s) working within a matrix relationship which includes Quality corporate operations and Regional/Market operations.
  • Lead or participate and present in weekly, Monthly, Bi-monthly, Quarterly and/or Annual business Review meetings related to STAR activities which summarize provider group performance and market performance as requested by or required by Quality or Regional leadership.
  • Analyze and evaluate provider group structure and characteristics, provider group/provider office operations and personnel to identify the most effective approaches and strategies
  • Identify and assess decision makers and other key provider group personnel with a focus on identifying barriers to achieving targeted outcomes
  • Focus communications and efforts accordingly
  • Develop solution-based, user friendly initiatives to support practice success
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned

$3,000 Sign-on bonus for external candidates!



  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience.
  • BS/BA Degree (in lieu of degree, the following may be substituted: 6 years of additional comparable work experience beyond the required years of experience OR An Associate Degree with an additional 4 years of comparable work experience beyond the required years of experience).
  • Minimum of 2 years Healthcare/Health Plan experience
  • Minimum of 2 years HEDIS experience and/or knowledge
  • Strong data management and/or project management skills
  • Solid knowledge of managed care requirements related to clinical quality
  • Demonstrated ability to assist with focusing activities toward a strategic direction and achieve targets
  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, including: Word, Excel and PowerPoint


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Significant Clinical and/or Health Education experience
  • Experience working with HEDIS software vendors (management, building relationships, issue resolution etc.)
  • Experienced in medical record review
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Windows Suite (PPT, Excel, Word, Visio)
  • Basic statistical knowledge and application of continuous quality improvement concepts, such as Six Sigma, Lean, and/or PDSA




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**PLEASE NOTE** The sign on bonus is only available to external candidates. Candidates who are currently working for a UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare or a related entity in a full time, part time, or per diem basis ("Internal Candidates") are not eligible to receive a sign on bonus.

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


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