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Director of Operations - Denver, CO

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Golden
Posted on: June 25, 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 is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There is no room for error. If you are looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)The -Operations Director contributes toward the overall development of programs and services to provide for the needs of patients, teammates, physicians, and clinicians. This position will provide strategic vision, leadership and oversight to key initiatives and/or teams, assist in definition of required outcomes and milestones, set performance targets and monitor performance relative to targets, optimize resource utilization, participate in the development of proposals and recommendations, and ensure delivery of needed results. You strategic thinking, flexibility and agility will be a key component to successfully lead and participate in development of departmental strategies tied directly to organizational goals. -Primary Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the administrative and operational activities of multiple clinical medical office practice sites
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures for clinical operations in concert with senior management team
  • Accountable for strategic planning, service line evaluation, action plan implementation, marketing, quality improvement, financial, regulatory and accreditation performance
  • Review operational and financial performance with each manager on a regular basis in order to assist in the development of action plans. Collaborates with appropriate financial department to improve outcomes and educate others
  • Ensure excellent customer service
  • Oversee physician and advanced practitioner deployment companywide
  • Attend various monthly committee meetings and Practice Manager Meetings
  • Support the Operations Team in various capacities; assist the leads and Practice Managers at the sites
  • Live Our United Culture
  • Other duties as assignedYou'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:
    • Bachelor's or equivalent in a related field -
    • 5+ years of experience in a clinical management role, preferable in the managed healthcare field
    • Understanding of an electronic health record, referrals, and corresponding clinical workflows
    • Ability to effectively work with cross-department supervisors, managers, directors and practice managers and physiciansPreferred Qualifications:
      • Master's Degree in a related business field preferred, healthcare management
      • 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 accommodationSupervisory Duties: -NoneTo 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 employmentCareers at OptumCare. -We're on a mission to change the face of health care. As the largest health and wellness business in the US, we help 58 million people navigate the health care system, finance their health care needs and achieve their health and well-being goals. Fortunately, we have a team of the best and brightest minds on the planet to make it happen. Together we're creating the most innovative ideas and comprehensive strategies to help heal the health care system and create a brighter future for us all. Join us and learn why there is no better place to do -your life's best work.(sm) - -OptumCare is committed to creating an environment where physicians focus on what they do best: care for their patients. To do so, OptumCare provides administrative and business support services to both owned and affiliated medical practices which are part of OptumCare. Each medical practice part and their physician employees have complete authority with regards to all medical decision-making and patient care. OptumCare's support services do not interfere with or control the practice of medicine by the medical practices or any of their physicians. -Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $82,100 to $146,900. 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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