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Senior Clinical Project Manager - Telecommute

UHG - Minnetonka, Minnesota

Posted: 08/28/2018

On the one hand, no industry is moving faster than health care. On the other, no organization is better positioned to help seniors live healthier lives than Unitedhealthcare with AARP Medicare Supplemental Insurance. That’s what makes this senior-level opportunity so inviting. Our goal is simple. Translate clinical innovations from aspiration to action to sustainability in order to help seniors thrive as they age.  Join us and put your advanced knowledge and skills to work guiding project scope, time frames, funding needs, staffing requirements, allotment of resources and more as you help leaders of key business areas build solutions that meet their customer needs in a competitive and effective way. If you’re out to do more, this is the place to be.


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


Primary Responsibilities

  • Work with Project Coordinator to ensure all new ideas are captured in our Intake Portal, including necessary information to further assess for feasibility
  • Work with Explore Ideas Process Owner to facilitate monthly meetings to determine which ideas move forward based on specific criteria and report accordingly
  • Contribute to the development of program or project scope statements, in consultation with Clinical Directors (e.g., program/project charter, Statement of Work, Business Vision Document) for assigned projects
  • Work with Clinical Directors to drive the identification of the skills, duration and effort required for successful small and large scale pilot / project execution
  • Work with Clinical Directors / key stakeholders to establish/apply quality objectives, criteria, standards and levels using appropriate quality management methods
  • Develop, communicate and implement program/project risk/issue management plans and strategies (e.g., mitigation, avoidance, transfer, acceptance)
  • May lead functional or segment teams or projects

This role will challenge your ability to work on complex projects where deadlines and scope shift frequently. You’ll need flexibility, agility and the ability to adapt to change while maintaining strong relationships with stakeholders in a highly cross-matrixed environment.

Required Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience
  • Clinical background in aging populations (medical or behavioral)
  • 6+ years of project management experience using data and information to make business decisions
  • Previous experience communicating to clients / external constituents
  • Proficiency with MS Project, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and SharePoint

Preferred Qualifications

  • PMP Certification
  • Six Sigma Certification
  • Advanced PowerPoint Skills
  • Clinical Innovation Experience
  • Large Scale Implementation (1000+ Members)

Careers at UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement. The Boomer generation is the fastest growing market segment in health care. And we are the largest business in the nation dedicated to serving their unique health and well-being needs. Up for the challenge of a lifetime? Join a team of the best and the brightest to find bold new ways to proactively improve the health and quality of life of these 9 million customers. You'll find a wealth of dynamic opportunities to grow and develop as we work together to heal and strengthen our health care system. Ready? It's time 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.



Key words:  Clinical, Innovation, Project Management, Matrix Environment, Lead, PMP Certification, Pilots, Implementations, Project Scope, Project Methodology, Six Sigma, Clinical Operations, telecommute

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