Job was saved successfully.
Job was removed from Saved Jobs.

Job Details

UnitedHealth Group

Senior Manager Dispatch Operations - San Antonio, TX


Nurse Manager


San Antonio, Texas, United States

Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life’s best work.(sm)

The Sr. Manager Dispatch Operations develops strategies for achieving optimal routing and dispatching processes to help grow operations and continue to provide superior service to our internal and external customers. Helps guide staff toward providing professional, efficient, and knowledgeable support in each of their interactions. Proactive and future-focused constantly working on improving policies and procedures, and manage team with hands-on approach. Takes pride in highly-functioning team and enjoying leading the charge towards customer satisfaction and company success.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Creates the department vision, strategy, goals, and objectives and communicates it to departmental staff
  • Hire, develop and coach direct reports in role and support their competency and capability development
  • Maintains an inspired culture that is time based and centered on integrity and customer focus
  • Demonstrates ability to plan, execute, and complete complex analyses on schedule and within budget
  • Prepares and manages the departmental budget for inclusion in overall company budgeting process
  • Observe the effectiveness of daily routing activities to ensure all established Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and customer satisfaction goals are met
  • Evaluate metrics and adjust activities to meet or exceed performance expectations
  • Lead, execute and manage routing and dispatch support teams and routing process from end to end
  • Exceptional cross-functional leadership; experienced partnering with other leaders to understand and address their needs
  • Suggest efficiency ideas, cost reduction measures and assist with the implementation of delivery changes
  • Networks with industry professionals to understand current trends and best practices
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned

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 Business, Logistics, Transportation Management or a related field (4 years of comparable work experience beyond the required years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a Bachelor’s Degree)
  • 3+ years of leadership experience in a managerial role
  • Experience with Dispatch Software or Transportation Management Systems
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and SharePoint
  • Ability to obtain and maintain Professional Dispatching and Scheduling (PDS) certification through Community Transportation Association of America (CTAA) within first six months of employment, cost covered by ComfortCare Transportation
  • 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:

  • 5+ years of leadership experience in a managerial role
  • Industry specific experience in non-emergency medical transportation
  • Ability to demonstrate a high degree of planning, organizational, analytical, and financial skill
  • Strategic thinking, tactical planning, and problem-solving skills
  • Customer centric mindset for supporting internal and external customers
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • High degree of stress tolerance

Physical & Mental Requirements:

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time
  • Ability to receive and comprehend instructions verbally and/or in writing
  • Ability to use logical reasoning for simple and complex problem solving

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 WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 550,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

WellMed was founded in 1990 with a vision of being a physician-led company that could change the face of healthcare delivery for seniors. Through the WellMed Care Model, we specialize in helping our patients stay healthy by providing the care they need from doctors who care about them. We partner with multiple Medicare Advantage health plans in Texas and Florida and look forward to continuing growth.

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.