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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:

Product

Country:

United States

Postal Code:

08830

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Director, Behavioral Health Services - New Jersey

UHG - Iselin, New Jersey

Posted: 07/30/2018

Great sales are the result of strong purpose, conviction and pride - pride in your ability and your product. UnitedHealth Group offers a portfolio of products that are greatly improving the life of others. Bring along your passion and do your life's best work.(sm)   Our Product Development and Management groups are vital to our success and are leaders in driving the future growth of UnitedHealth Group. Success in these careers relies on many factors - your ability to deal with ambiguity, your ability to adapt and embrace change, and a long-term commitment to making health care better for everyone.   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)
  • Self-directed and has the ability to take initiative

Required Qualifications:
  • Master’s Degree
  • Licensed Behavioral Health Professional such as Nurse Practitioner, Psychologist, or Clinical Social Worker 
  • 10 years of Behavioral Health experience to include adult and children’s services
  • Knowledge of state regulatory organizations
  • Previous Supervisory Experience
  • Demonstrated ability to function within a matrixed organization with shared supervisory experience
  • Proven organizational skills with ability to be flexible and work with ambiguity
  • Must be located within a commutable distance to Iselin, NJ
  • Proven experience with P & L ownership
  • Travel up to 25%
  Preferred Qualifications:
  • Work with a health plan and state government
  • Previous work experience with the state

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.

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