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Onsite EAP Account Manager - Telecommute

UHG - Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Posted: 11/17/2018

The Onsite EAP Account Manager is responsible for the management and administration of daily operations for Onsite EAP Specialists dedicated to a specific customer; is accountable for financial and non-financial results. Additionally, the Onsite EAP Account Manager will monitor individual performance standards; make recommendations to enhance, streamline, and improve the provision of services; and provide on-going coaching and development of staff as well as succession planning. This position reports to the Associate Director of Business Operations and will focus on execution of tactical and strategic plans within a fast paced, rapidly expanding environment.

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Assist Associate Director with developing and executing comprehensive team strategies and operational plans to meet both short and long term business objectives
  • Actively identify opportunities to boost team productivity and find better ways of working; continually seek ways to improve the team's work quality and apply quality tools and processes as appropriate to drive operational excellence
  • In collaboration with cross functional partners, identify solutions to resolve customer and service issues in a timely manner that have successful long term impact
  • Effectively handle escalated customer calls/complaints; ensure the resolution mutually benefits both the customer and Optum
  • Delegate work and allocate resources to maximize productivity; monitor progress to ensure that schedule, budget and other requirements are met; identify obstacles impeding goal achievement and act quickly to remove them
  • Monthly report generation and data analysis to monitor performance and productivity standards of team; identify solutions to solve data trends that are impacting performance
  • Responsible for ensuring team compliance with written policy and procedures related to On-Site EAP services including all quality issues
  • Communicates key information to staff including procedures, policies, etc.
  • Responsible for creating a climate of superior performance and execution
  • Work with Human Capital on compensation planning, performance management, staffing and employee relations concerns/issues, employee recruitment, training, self-directed teaming and employee development
  • Performs other activities as directed by Associate Director of Business Operations

Required Qualifications:
  • A Master’s degree in psychology, social work, business organizational leadership or other related field (or other Advanced Degree, i.e. J.D.)
  • 5+ years of experience in the healthcare industry or other related field
  • 5+ years of experience leading multi-functional teams in a formal leadership role
  • Experience identifying and implementing cultural change, facilitating and enhancing performance within a cross-functional environment through process improvement and implementing efficiencies
  • Knowledge of EAP processes
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Current, unrestricted mental health license at the independent practice level in your state of residence
  • CEAP certification
  • Knowledge and application of change management practices
  • Knowledge of Human Resource policies and procedures, including experience with performance management, career development and succession planning
  • Strength and experience in data analysis, planning, organization, accuracy, problem solving, prioritization and rapid execution of multiple tasks
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong business acumen and professional presentation
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels within the organization and be able to form effective collaborations with others
  • Ability to understand and work effectively within large matrix managed corporations
  • Strong problem resolution and customer service orientation
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)
*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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