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UnitedHealth Group

Director Clinical Supply Chain Telecommute




Eden Prairie, Minnesota, United States

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)

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Client Delivery:
    • Supports the development of consulting methodologies to address the current challenges facing health systems related to the procurement of clinical products/services
    • Provides Value Analysis consultative support for clients
    • Serves as a clinical leader for Optum Advisory Services’ optimization solution implementations (leads client meetings; defines clinical strategy; recommends best practices initiatives, customizes training and adoption approaches etc.)
    • Leads consulting teams to accurately diagnose the issues the client has identified (as well as underlying issues), and determine the appropriate solutions that will lead the client to achieve best practice performance specific to clinical decision support
    • Helps to build consensus among client stakeholders who play a critical key role in the health system’s ability to successfully implement the identified solutions
    • Communicates effectively and accurately in writing and verbally to prospects, members, and other staff
    • Demonstrates solid relationship management skills and ability to handle challenging interpersonal situations
  • Solution / Product Development:
    • Develops and implements Value Analysis practices for new and existing clients
    • Provides subject matter expertise to other Optum business units needing specialized knowledge around clinical products/services
    • Provides vision and focus for development of new solutions
    • Collaborates with internal clinical and operational leadership to enhance select solutions
  • Business Development:
    • Supports Business Development and Marketing efforts, including preparation for and participation in business development meetings, demonstration of products and solutions, and overall go to market strategy
    • Serves as a Clinical/Value Analysis Subject Matter Expert for business development activities

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:

  • 5+ years of clinical and/or consulting experience (Hospital or clinical setting) preferably with significant knowledge of the Value Analysis process
  • Background in and experience with physician and clinical preference products
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite; Word, PowerPoint, Excel
  • Experience leading large-scale projects (engagement management) including leading multiple engagements simultaneously
  • Demonstrated ability to support solution marketing and business development activities
  • Able and willing to travel approximately 25% of the time
  • 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:

  • Master's degree, MBA or MHA
  • Consulting firm (or related) experience including project management, development and presentation of deliverables
  • Background in inpatient or outpatient care management (e.g., Nursing)
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision

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 $134,200 to $257,700. The salary/hourly range for Connecticut/Nevada residents is $134,200 to $257,700. 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.