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Senior Director, EMR Strategy & Contracting - Product Management, UHN - Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Minnetonka
Posted on: January 9, 2022

Job Description:

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) The Senior Director, EMR Strategy & Contracting is responsible for executing the health system activation for integrated UHC EMR Point-of-Care solutions and manages EMR vendor implementations with major health systems. You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. Primary Responsibilities:

  • Executes the EMR vendor and health system strategy for UHC EMR point-of-care solutions in collaboration with UHN network contracting leads, regional vice presidents and ensures health system prioritization is managed for priorities across UHC based on organizational goals
  • Discover and engage with EMR vendors and health system partners to secure health system integration with UHC's non cloud based EMR partners for adoption of Point-of-Care solutions within Epic, Cerner and other on prem EMR systems
  • Serve as the UHC EMR Point-of-Care solutions subject matter expert providing education and promotion of EMR Point-of-Care solutions internally and externally as needed
  • Provides oversight and strategic guidance to EMR contracting staff UHN to execute on the organizations goals for point of care adoption across the network
  • Responsible for managing Point-of-Care Health System Pipeline and ensuring UHG priority health systems are engaged, contracted and implemented with a UHC integration partner
  • Responsible for coordination of Point-of-Care health system pipeline priorities with all UHN regional leads and national leaders and acts as point person for engaging integration partners between the health systems and the vendors
  • Manages ongoing health system pipeline review with EMR integration vendors on a weekly basis and prepares reports to leadership audiences on status, challenges and adoption projections
  • Participates in ongoing EMR vendor oversight including compliance, vendor payment escalations, risk reviews and routine business reviews with the vendors
  • During implementation phase - remove obstacles/roadblocks to enable success of the team, execution of defined scope of work and preparation of reporting to UHN, UHC and Optum leadership Steering Committees
  • Work with business partners on the development of business strategies to secure health system adoption for Point-of-Care solutions
  • Work with Optum business segments in the advancement of Point of Care Solutions within Optum Care and the external payer market
  • Participate in advancement of UHC's interoperability interest with CMS and state regulators
  • Provide coaching and learning opportunities to Network Engagement Manager resources
  • Direct prioritization of providers for activation with Point of Care solutions within the EMR team, regional teams and with EMR vendors
  • Contribute to business planning and value strategy exercises that drive higher utilization of Point of Care Solutions 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:
    • BA/BS degree in Business, Engineering, Technology, Finance or related field
    • Minimum 10 years of managed care operations and provider relations experience required
    • Minimum 10 years of project management experience in project management roles with proven ability to deliver
    • Proven knowledge of the EMR marketplace
    • Experience in provider operations including prior authorization, provider networks and claim platforms
    • Solid presentation skills and ability to negotiate with senior level executives
    • Exposure to cross functional business processes in a matrixed environment within the healthcare industry
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate complex ideas clearly and concisely and the ability to facilitate meetings
    • Advanced in MS PowerPoint, Word, and Excel. Skill and experience with Visio, Project, and SharePoint a plus
    • Ability to travel as required up to 25%
    • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance Preferred Qualifications:
      • Displays sound judgment and solid decision making ability
      • Ability to work in a cross-functional organization and communicate professionally with team members in all levels
      • Must have both cost saving & process simplification initiatives experience
      • Proven ability to think strategically and to translate strategic directives into tactical initiatives
      • Ability to understand the underlying business model and question / challenge others to think through the problems, improvement opportunities, solutions, and plans
      • Provides subject matter expertise in areas including business process, risk identification & mitigation, resource allocation and facilitation as well as health plan operations
      • Solid leadership capabilities with emphasis on cross-functional leadership
      • Excellent written and oral communication skills with experience presenting in front of executives
      • Solid written and verbal communication skills - To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination 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 UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 5 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can 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 range for Colorado residents is $110,200 to $211,700. The salary range for Connecticut/Nevada residents is $110,200 to $211,700. 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. Job Keywords: Senior Director, EMR Strategy & Contracting - Product Management, UHN, Telecommute, Telecommuter, Telecommuting, Work at Home, Work from Home, Remote

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