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UnitedHealth Group

Director of Business Management - Metairie, LA


Director of Nursing


Metairie, Louisiana, United States

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This Director of Business Management is responsible for business continuity planning for Peoples Health (PH), record retention, oversight of day to day site operations and the mailroom team, and growth of facilities for the Primary Care Plus clinic expansion. This position will also be responsible for project management and technology streamlining across PH. This position will be critical to ongoing integration projects (such as IT integration and future systems integrations).

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work with the responsible parties to strategically plan for the space needs of the company
  • Work closely with the real estate vendor to execute facilities and maintenance requests or needs
  • Oversee the mailroom to increase efficiencies in mailroom processes, create customer service-oriented approaches, create/develop/implement cost management strategies
  • Work with vendors to promote efficiencies and manage costs
  • Travel to offsite locations for meetings, job site visits and reviews as required
  • Coordinate with Primary Care Plus leadership to coordinate growth of clinic locations and service center locations
  • Prepares regular facility status reports regarding status of project budgets, schedules and issues/concerns on each project and any ongoing maintenance issues/concerns at each facility
  • Coordinate with Optum IT on projects and ensure senior staff is updated on progress
  • Lead projects and enhancements throughout the organization
Core Competencies:
  • Leadership – Provide effective and inspired leadership and motivate others to perform well; leads by example
  • Negotiation and Influential Ability – influences decisions in matters related to department to ensure corporate and departmental needs are satisfied
  • Management skills – includes staff in planning, decision-making, facilitating and process improvement; makes self available to staff, provides regular feedback, and develops staff’s skills - encouraging growth
  • Analytical/problem solving skills – identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully
  • Judgment – displays willingness to make decisions, exhibits sound and accurate judgment and makes timely decisions
  • Planning/organizational skills – prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans
  • Oral/written communication skills – speaks and writes clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations. Demonstrates group presentation skills when conducting meetings, leading a team or working with peers

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 management experience
  • Intermediate or higher level of proficiency with Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Willing and able to travel up to 25% of the time throughout the assigned region for business
  • High School diploma
  • 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:

  • College degree
  • Project management experience

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.

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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.