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UnitedHealth Group Senior Consultant, Advisory Services Payment Integrity - Telecommute in Eden Prairie, Minnesota

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)

We are looking for an experienced Payment Integrity Senior Consultant as an addition to the Optum Payment Integrity Practice in Optum Advisory Services.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Direct responsibility for the oversight, hands on participation and delivery of large scale Payment Integrity projects/programs. Large scale programs are defined as high cost, high complexity and/or high risk

  • Assess and monitor industry and Payment Integrity landscape to identify gaps and new areas of opportunity

  • Provide strategic input to the development of gap analysis and program roadmap

  • Support program communication plan and execution

  • Anticipate customer needs and proactively develop solutions to meet them

  • Require that quality assurance methods are implemented within the program

  • Provide status updates and review of programs to senior leadership

Bring your talent to an industry leader with the information, technology, and consulting expertise to help transform health and human services. No matter what your role, you'll be empowered to ask more questions, develop better solutions and help make the health care system greater than ever.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 5+ years experience working in payment integrity at a vendor or health plan

  • Knowledge of Payment Integrity pre and post pay programs and process

  • Experience presenting to clients and/or senior executives

  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency with MS Project, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and SharePoint

  • Project management - strong project tracking, presentation and reporting skills

  • Proven problem solving skills (identification of issue, causes, solution, implementation plan)

  • Experience writing and executing business plans for new consulting solutions

  • Ability to travel 25-50%

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent time management, organizational, and prioritization skills and ability to balance multiple priorities

  • Highly collaborative style; experience developing, implementing and delivering on strategies in a matrix environment essential

  • Demonstrated ability to message, position, and present information for maximum customer impact and influence

  • Ability to manage multiple projects with competing priorities, handle aggressive timelines and work independently

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.

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.

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