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UnitedHealth Group

Executive Director - Latham, NY (107010632)


Executive Director



Latham, New York, United States

Careers at Landmark, part of the Optum and UnitedHealth Group family of businesses. At Landmark, we work to deliver high quality, comprehensive care to chronically ill patients wherever they reside and whenever they need it. We focus on doing what’s right for the people we serve, even when it’s not easy. This is your opportunity to be part of a compassionate team that is setting out to change health care for complex, chronic patients. We’re looking for driven people like you because changing the status quo takes dedication. Here, we’ll invest in your personal and professional growth while giving you a unique opportunity to make a difference. Helping people feel their best is a rewarding part of doing your life’s best work.(sm)

Landmark Health, part of the Optum and UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, was created to transform how healthcare is delivered to the most medically vulnerable members in our community. Our medical group provides home-based medical care to chronically ill patients, many of whom are ill-equipped to navigate our overwhelming healthcare system.

Reporting to the Regional General Manager, the Market Executive Director oversees operations in a LandmarkHealth Market which have a large cohort of patients and may have multiple health plan partners, and/or multiple lines of business. The Executive Director will be working with their Clinical Operations team to ensure high quality patient care, excellence in client relations and meeting of all financial, operational, and quality metrics. The Market Executive Director provides leadership and direction to an Interdisciplinary Team which includes, Provider, Clinical, Operational and Clinical Support roles to execute across all Landmark value levers.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • On-the-ground execution and accountability for market-level utilization goals, operational and quality metrics, and financial performance measures
  • Ownership and accountability for market-level patient engagement metrics, strategies, and tactics
  • Monitor all metrics to identify opportunities for process improvements and/or staff education to produce optimal outcomes
  • On point for day-to-day personnel issues and the incorporation of Landmark’s mission, vision, and values into market culture
  • Provide Leadership and management oversight to Market Medical Director, Market Health Services
  • Director, Sr. Operations Manager, and Local Outreach Manager
  • Assist Market Medical Director and Market Health Services Director to recruit and retain a high performing interdisciplinary team
  • Coordinate with Client Account Lead in managing select health plan meetings as delegated by Regional Leadership
  • Support Market Medical Director in cultivating strong community relations with community PCPs, specialists, acute care, SNF, LTC and ALF facilities
  • Pursue innovative community partnerships as needed for reaching market goals
  • Collaborate with Regional Leadership on special projects/initiatives

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:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in healthcare related field or business administration
  • 8+ years of administrative/management experience in health care, preferably in the managed care setting
  • Proficient in MS Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook Calendar
  • Superior reasoning, planning, and time management skills
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Superior multi-tasking skills, detail oriented
  • Superior organization skills
  • Self-starter, proactive, works quickly and accurately
  • Professional demeanor
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement 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

Preferred Qualification:

  • Master’s degree

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)

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.