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We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these individuals, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 5 company. We provide an environment where you’re empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks and in return, offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. Exceeding your limits is an exceptional start to your life's best work.SM

 

Just like you, we are driven by a set of fundamental principles that are guiding our way forward. Our values of integrity, compassion, relationships, innovation, and performance serve as a foundation to transform health care. Are you in? Learn more about your future at UnitedHealth Group at careers.unitedhealthgroup.com

 

Job Category:

Information Technology

Country:

US

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Director, Application Management - Telecommute

UHG - Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Posted: 11/19/2018

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)
 
Our experienced technology professionals offer deep technical experience in their area of focus and are committed to delivering efficient and effective solutions to our Clients.  By combining our technical capabilities with our industry experiences, we create unmatched market offerings to solve our clients' business issues.  Additionally, we have long-term partnerships with many of the world's leading technology companies, allowing us to understand solution alternatives and recommend and support the most appropriate solution for our clients. By leveraging these elements, we are able to help our clients convert leading edge ideas into tangible results.

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.
 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Sets team direction, resolves problems and provides guidance to members of own team.
  • May oversee work activities of other supervisors.
  • Adapts departmental plans and priorities to address business and operational challenges.
  • Influences or provides input to forecasting and planning activities.
  • Product, service or process decisions are most likely to impact multiple groups of employees and/or customers (internal or external).
  • Gathers/reviews business requirements
  • Provides ongoing expertise to operational support groups (e.g., Systems Support) in order to address identified application problems/issues, as requested
  • Reviews and fully understands application/system designs
  • Demonstrates understanding of application architecture (e.g., DB2, CICS) and how the design integrates with it

Required Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
  • General understanding of EHR systems
  • General understanding and ability to apply Provider concepts
  • Experience with EPIC
  • Prior healthcare provider experience
  • Able and willing to travel as required up to 75% of the time

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Management consulting experience
 
 
Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care 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)

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy

 
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. 

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