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Regional Director, Population Health - Minnetonka, MN

UHG - Minnetonka, Minnesota

Posted: 10/16/2018

For those who want to invent the future of health care, here's your opportunity. We're going beyond basic care to health programs integrated across the entire continuum of care. Join us and help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm) 
Primary Responsibilities:

As part of an innovation team, this individual will lead regional clinical operations and contribute to the development of our Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Clinical Support Program. We are looking for a critical thinking, dynamic, high-energy individual who loves to experiment with new ideas and build business capabilities for those ideas that prove successful:
  • Leadership of ongoing operations, including direct management of a team regional Clinical Transformation Consultants
  • Optimization of program operation by developing processes for operational and clinical use
  • Develop and execute resource plans
  • Coordinate development of infrastructure around people, process, and technology to achieve scale, working in a matrix environment
  • Design and develop clinical and analytical capabilities that will enable the Clinical Team, working closely with Medical Directors and clinical resources as well as with key stakeholders in Network (UHN), Healthcare Economics (HCE), or State / Regional Market leaders
  • Drive execution of ACO Clinical expansion plan by overseeing timely and successful deployment at new sites and ongoing practice engagement, working closely with a clinical front office as well as a regional Network stakeholders
  • Lead a team of cross-functional members with operations and business analysis capabilities

Required Qualifications:
  • BA / BS Degree
  • 2+ years Population Health and Practice Transformation experience
  • 3+ years working with ACO's in clinical support programs
  • 8+ years of work experience which includes experience in cross-functional business areas such as general management, strategic planning, business development, project management and people management
  • Health care industry experience
  • 3+ years of managing field based employees
  • 25% Travel Required
Preferred Qualifications:
  • MBA or a Master's degree in Public Health Administration, Public Policy, Economics, or related fields
  • Critical thinker-this position will need to evaluate merits of new and innovative ideas and make sound decisions
  • Strong influencer- this position will partner with Clinical resources to enable practice transformation
  • Strong relationships-this role will work with Clinical Consulting Directors, Medical Directors, Sr. Leadership as well as business and technology partners to plan, direct and develop clinical programs
  • Strong Communicator-this role will need to be extremely comfortable presenting program objectives, scope, and process across segments
  • Works effectively in an ambiguous environment
Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 6 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can 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.
Job Keywords: Population Health and Practice Transformation, clinical support, project management, health care, Clinical Analytics, MN, Minnesota

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