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Senior Project Coordinator - San Antonio, TX

UHG - San Antonio, Texas

Posted: 10/29/2018

No industry is moving faster than health care. And no organization is better positioned to lead health care forward. We need attention to every detail with an eye for the points no one has considered. The rewards for performance are significant. You'll help improve the health of millions. And you'll do your life's best work.(sm) Are you a subject matter expertise in project management, scope definition, risk identification, methodology and resource allocation or facilitation? Join us to define scope, performance, results and you may assist management with vendors and service providers to. It's a plus if your working towards certification in project management.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assists in the development of tools to track organizational objectives and short and long-range project or program goals

  • Independently manages a project and maintains a performance management process which includes: performance planning and results for assigned project and programs; advising, supporting and ensuring performance requirements, goals, measures, and assessment activities are established, met, tracked, and reported

  • Prepares draft agendas for meetings for review with executive.  Prepares appropriate backup materials and arranges for presence of appropriate directors and vice presidents. Participates in meetings, takes minutes and provides advice and follow-up correspondence

  • Prepares reports, presentations, verbal/written correspondences, policies, communications, procedures and other required documentation on behalf of the executive

  • Performs moderately complex business analysis and conducts research, analyzes/interprets information on issues, proposals and problems to ensure that adequate data is provided to executive for decision-making and informational purposes

  • Prepares budgets, conducts expense analysis, and communicates with executive staff on matters pertaining to budget and resources

  • Takes projects from concept through full implementation and control

  • Analyzes processes and presents findings to functional leads to develop or improve processes, products, services and/or programs to support the overarching goals of the enterprise

  • Conducts focus groups, process observation, and time and motion studies as necessary

  • Works closely with IT and business partners to identify and maximize opportunities to use information and technology to improve product, service and/or business processes

  • Able to serve as a liaison between business and IT to document business and / or technical requirements

  • May act as a resource for others

  • Performs all other related duties as assigned


Required Qualifications:

  • High school education

  • 3+ years of progressive responsibility with successful professional assistance, project management or process improvement initiatives

  • Proven ability to successfully develop a project plan or action plans and execute the plan through implementation

  • Experience in mobilizing teams and maintaining motivation to accomplish goals under stringent timelines

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications to include Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and Outlook required.  Working knowledge of Share Point

  • Must be willing to travel for work-related purposes as deemed necessary

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration, Business Administration or a related field

  • Project Management experience

  • Experience with process mapping methodology and creating process maps

  • Health plan, healthcare or clinic operations experience

  • Ability to solve moderately complex problems independently

  • Ability to plan, prioritize, organize and complete complex work efforts to meet established objectives

  • Must collaborate and coordinate work with other team members

  • Ability to interact one-on-one and consult with all levels of executive management

Physical & Mental Requirements:

  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds

  • Ability to push or pull heavy objects

  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time

  • Ability to use fine motor skills to operate office equipment and/or machinery

  • Ability to properly drive and operate a company vehicle

  • Ability to receive and comprehend instructions verbally and/or in writing

  • Ability to use logical reasoning for simple and complex problem solving

Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 240,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team 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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