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UnitedHealth Group

Executive Director - Colorado Individual & Family Market - Colorado


Family Practice/Primary Care



Denver, Colorado, United States

UnitedHealthcare is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

This is an executive leadership role with UnitedHealthcare’s Rocky Mountain Health Plans, focused on continued growth and affordability in the Colorado Individual and Family Plan (IFP) / ACA Exchange marketplace.

If you are located in Colorado, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the Product P&L for all Colorado IFP offerings
  • End-to-end accountability across matrixed market and enterprise teams for all facets of product development, competitive strategy, marketing, communications, outreach, agent relationships, regulatory filings and community impact
  • Ensures corporate departments provide excellent service to state customers, i.e. members and providers. Assists in detecting service problems and coordinating solutions with the health plan, segments and corporate office
  • Ensures business operations are in compliance with applicable state and Federal laws as well as interfaces and interactions with the Colorado Medicaid program
  • Understands thoroughly and administers the contracts for all lines of business within the region
  • Participates in formulating and administering company policies and developing long-range goals and objectives as they relate to the state health plan
  • Represents the state health plan professionally to customers such as state and other important business relationships. Establishes and maintains excellent business reputation
  • Monitors state activities, costs, operations, etc. to determine progress toward state objectives
  • Develop and maintain solid relationships within the community including providers, business partners and community alliances, etc.

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 or equivalent experience
  • 7+ years of experience in IFP, Medicare Advantage and/or related program fields in a managed care environment
  • Large operations leadership experience, with a focus on provider network strategy, product distribution and community relations
  • Experience in strategic planning and development
  • Management, including supervisory experience
  • Proven leadership skills in both internal and external environments, including creating and delivering persuasive presentations on complex topics to management and public groups
  • Demonstrated successful leadership skills in program execution and people 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 accommodation

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Market leadership, network and or growth experience in a health care or managed care environment

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 at UnitedHealthcare Community & State. Challenge brings out the best in us. It also attracts the best. That's why you'll find some of the most amazingly talented people in health care here. We serve the health care needs of low income adults and children with debilitating illnesses such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and high-risk pregnancy. Our holistic, outcomes-based approach considers social, behavioral, economic, physical and environmental factors. Join us. Work with proactive health care, community and government partners to heal health care and create positive change for those who need it most. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado 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.