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*Implementation Project Manager - Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: San Diego
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm) - Optum is seeking a talented and motivated individual to deploy the Optum technology solution to our clients in the healthcare market. The ideal candidate will have successful experience in Health IT systems implementations. This position requires a blend of client management, project management, process and product knowledge, as well as solid analytical, communication, and leadership skills. The candidate should enjoy working with a team, interacting with clients and collaborating with internal staff in a fast paced, rapidly changing environment. You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead implementations as the client-facing project manager for complex, multi-phase deployments. This includes the creation, management, and oversight of project plans to achieve high quality, on-time implementations that result in a satisfied and referenceable client
  • Tailoring the implementation process and product configurations to reflect an extensive knowledge of our customers' business process and strategic needs in coordination with product requirements
  • Preparing detailed and accurate status reports on an ongoing basis, mitigating delays to the implementation, and escalating issues to the leadership team when appropriate
  • Tracking major client-specific product deliverables and reinforcing the scope of work outlined in the contract
  • Relentlessly collaborating across, and communicating with, a myriad of external and internal stakeholders while serving as the primary liaison between the client and Optum
  • Working closely with other Deployment Managers to facilitate cross-pollination of client-based learnings and to ensure consistency of the overall delivery model
  • Looking for ways to constantly improve overall Client Services performance including the development and continuous improvement of the methodology - You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in. Required Qualifications: - - - - - - -
    • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
    • 4+ years project management and system implementation experience
    • 4+ years of healthcare experience
    • 2+ years communicating and presenting with internal and external stakeholders
    • Experience with implementation of SAAS products
    • Experience mitigating project risk
    • Experience obtaining product requirements and understanding required client data to successfully lead data mapping activities
    • Experience in EMR data domains
    • Proficient in Excel - pivot table, vlookup, cell/sheet linkage, formulas without supervision
    • Proficient in PowerPoint - translate findings into professional presentation for a variety of stakeholders
    • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation Preferred Qualifications: - - - - - - - -
      • Project management coursework and certification
      • Experience organizing, manipulating, troubleshooting, and analyzing large data sets
      • Experience understanding and translating technical concepts to technical and non-technical audiences
      • Experience owning technical client relationships, including recurring relationships, issue resolution, and escalation management
      • Experience working in healthcare industry or experience with HIM and/or Hospital Coding applications
      • Knowledge of software functionality, user navigation and reporting capabilities
      • Proven ability to independently and successfully apply process improvement methods with measurable business performance improvement outcomes To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment 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) *All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy. Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary/hourly range for Colorado residents is $97,300 to $176,900. The salary/hourly range for Connecticut/Nevada residents is $97,300 to $176,900. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives. 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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