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Communications Coordinator - Meridian, ID

UHG - Meridian, Idaho

Posted: 11/12/2018

The Communications Operations Coordinator will assist with developing, tracking and supporting stakeholder engagement and member engagement strategies to help meet contractual obligations and expectations. This position will also be responsible for execution of planned communications delivery methods.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Work with cross - functional teams to execute stakeholder outreach efforts, content development and contract commitments
  • Evaluate and develop relevant informational updates for the Optum Idaho website regarding local, regional and national efforts to enhance the behavioral health care system
  • Work with external stakeholders to execute delivery of communications material
  • Oversee development of internal employee newsletter
  • Drive innovations and enhancements to employee communications, programs and platforms
  • Work with local communications team members to develop and execute communications strategies for targeted audiences

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor Degree or higher in Marketing, Public Relations, Communications, or Business (High School Diploma/GED or higher and 5+ years of communications or related field experience may be substituted)
  • 2+ years of communications or related field experience
  • Basic computer skills on a Windows system: Microsoft Word (create and edit documents), Microsoft Excel (create, sort, and edit data in spreadsheets), Microsoft Outlook (email and calendar management), Adobe, Publisher (create, personalize and share publications and marketing materials), SharePoint- share and organize information, PowerPoint (create presentation slides, diagram)
  • Experience in working with community - based mental health programs that assist the Idaho Medicaid population preferred
  • Experience working in the health care field a plus
  • Demonstrates understanding of managed - care entities (e.g., ACO, CCO, HMO) a plus
Soft Skill:
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong verbal, written, organization and presentation skills necessary

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

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.

Keyword: Communications Coordinator, Public Relations, Marketing, Managed - Care Entities, Heathcare, Community - Based Mental Health, Idaho Medicaid

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