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Product Owner - Quality HEDIS / Stars - MN Based

UHG - Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Posted: 12/10/2018

At Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, we’re getting the word out on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. And that’s where you come in. As a Product Owner, you’ll strategically and creatively think about how the consumer experience should work – translating a vision to processes and requirements that impact millions of lives and help heal the health care system. In return, you’ll have a lasting impact on our success and the support and resources of a Fortune 6 industry leader.
Primary Responsibilities
  • Support Quality Solutions product portfolio encompassing Quality Measurement – HEDIS, Stars, State & Custom Measures and Quality Improvement programs
  • Provide Product Requirements and influence Product Roadmaps for Quality Retrospective and Prospective initiatives
  • Represent Business to Development teams, Groom Product backlog, Prioritize Requirements, Create User stories with acceptance criteria, Participate in daily scrum work and maximize Product value
  • Develop Personas in conjunction with UI/UX experts
  • Work closely with Product Strategy, Operations, Quality Assurance and Development teams to ensure Customer problems are solved
  • Prioritize Defects and Track progress towards Release of Product
If you’d enjoy the challenge of owning a product from idea to implementation, this is an ideal opportunity for you. Never content with “good enough,” you also need the perseverance to constantly enhance, track performance and improve your product in a highly matrixed environment. 

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • 4+ years of Quality related business analysis and product development experience
  • 3+ years of experience with Quality measurement frameworks - HEDIS, Stars and similar
  • Good understanding of Retrospective and Prospective Quality measurement and improvement areas
  • 2+ years of experience in Agile software development approach
  • 3+ years of Experience writing User Stories, Requirements, Testing and Collaborating with Development/Engineering teams
  • Experience with healthcare data including Claims, Codesets, Eligibility and related domains
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve goals in a matrix environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and influence others
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Advanced Degree
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)


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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