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Communications Specialist - Eden Prairie, MN or Irvine, CA

UHG - Irvine, California

Posted: 12/12/2018

This isn't packaged goods. It's a bigger challenge than that. Here you're making a difference in people's lives, starting with your own. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

Effectively and efficiently manage communications materials and campaigns to the physician and hospital audiences surrounding significant planned and unplanned events. Manage the development and distribution of communication material to launch and support UnitedHealthcare and PacifiCare programs, policies and initiatives that affect network physicians, hospitals and other health care professionals in the Southeast region.

Positions in this function design and coordinate company communications, including internal and / or external communications. Responsible for maintaining policies and procedures and monitoring company media, which may include company websites. May manage public relations activities, including public information and shareholder information services. *Employees in jobs labeled with SCA must support a government Service Contract Act (SCA) agreement.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Development and coordination of communications to the provider community, establishing consistency in approach and delivery of external messages
  • Work closely with other business partners (including clinical, marketing, public relations, customer service, UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement, UnitedHealthcare Community & State and others) to coordinate communications to the physician and hospital audiences
  • Work with key staff, integrate and implement feedback from field staff on effective communication techniques and respond to requests for clarification of existing communication efforts
  • Manage communications and field campaigns to physicians, hospitals and other health care professionals in the Southeast region
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders and marketing colleagues to strengthen various external communication channels (e.g., Network Bulletin, web sites)
  • Maintain strong working knowledge of UnitedHealthcare business policies and procedures
  • Assist in the budgeting process
  • Analyzes and investigates
  • Provides explanations and interpretations within area of expertise

  • Bachelor's Degree (or higher)
  • 3+ years of marketing or communications experience with a matrix organization
  • 1+ years experience using Microsoft Office Suite to include Word (create documents), Excel (create spreadsheets), PowerPoint (create presentations)
  • Ability to travel 25% of the time
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree (or higher) in Business / Marketing, Communications, Public Relations or related field
  • 1+ years of experience with Adobe InDesign
  • Cross - functional team experience working in a complex, matrix organization, preferably in a healthcare environment or with a creative agency
Soft Skills:
  • Ability to be flexible and work with ambiguity
  • Exceptional organizational skills with ability to manage multiple projects and effectively establish priorities
  • Proven ability to work with cross - functional teams
OptumRx is an empowering place for people with the flexibility to help create change. Innovation is part of the job description. And passion for improving the lives of our customers is a motivating factor in everything we do.

If you're ready to talk about groundbreaking interactions, let's talk about what happens when a firm that touches millions of lives decides to gather results from millions of prescriptions every month and analyze their impact. Let's talk about smart, motivated teams. Let's talk about more effective and affordable healthcare solutions. This is caring. This is great chemistry. This is the way to make a difference. We're doing all this, and more, through a greater dedication to our shared values of integrity, compassion, relationships, innovation and performance.  Join us and start doing 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.

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

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