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Executive Assistant, Optum Health

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Minnetonka
Posted on: September 13, 2023

Job Description:

Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Here, you will find a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, talented peers, comprehensive benefits and career development opportunities. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as you help us advance health equity on a global scale. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together. -Optum Health, is seeking an Executive Assistant. The Executive Assistant, Optum Health is responsible for performing a wide range of administrative and executive support duties of highly responsible, time sensitive, and confidential nature for the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Optum Health. - -The Executive Assistant, Optum Health -must be prepared to work in a fast-paced environment and possess the ability to be flexible in many different situations and will be the primary support to the Chief Executive Officer of Optum Health.Primary Responsibilities: -

  • Consistently exhibits behavior and communication skills that demonstrate Optum's commitment to superior customer service, including quality, care and concern with each and every internal and external customer
  • Relieves executive management of administrative functions to allow management to focus on strategic responsibilities
  • Supports CEO by prioritizing, assisting and executing action items, follow-ups and tasks with minimal supervision
  • Strategically and proactively manages calendars for executive management requiring interaction with both internal and external executives and assistants to coordinate a variety of meetings
  • Schedules, organizes and coordinates complex meetings, events, training sessions, interviews, appointments, travel arrangements, conferences and LLC activities with individuals across the enterprise
  • Manages all external events, develops communications, filters important emails, and flags any issues with recommendations to resolve
  • Supports event planning for CEO by scheduling cross market functions and meetings for the company
  • Organizes site visits for outside vendors, prospective acquisitions and business development
  • Responds confidently, courteously, knowledgeably and professionally to internal and external phone calls and visitors with service excellence
  • Gathers data to create presentations that includes charts and graphs and distributes to appropriate parties
  • Business travel pending need of support by CEO
  • Manage special projects and department specific assignments on an urgent basis
  • Analyzes and works with department leads to improve and enhance processes for greater efficiency and ease within the organization (i.e., office space, pricing etc.)
  • Attends team meetings, phone conferences and trainings
  • Mentors and provides leadership to peers and administrative assistants
  • Executive presence and high degree of professionalism
  • Performs additional duties as assigned
    Compensation/Benefits Highlights: -
    • Health, Dental Vision Plans
    • Deferred Compensation Plan
    • 401K w/company match
    • PTO - -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: -
      • Advanced level of proficiency with MS Office applications, specifically Word, PowerPoint and Excel
      • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks/projects and deadlines simultaneously with extreme attention to detail
      • Able to work in a large, matrixed corporate environment
      • Excellent verbal and written communication and grammatical skills
      • Have a polished demeanor and be comfortable working with people at all levels
      • Be available and flexible to work weeknights and weekends, as needed
      • Based in Minnesota, with the ability to travel up to 25% - -Preferred Qualifications: -
        • 10+ years administrative support experience, 6+ of which have included support of senior executivesCalifornia Residents Only: The hourly range for California residents is $22.45 to $43.89. 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.At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone-of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income-deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority reflected in our mission. - - - -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.

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, Minnetonka , Executive Assistant, Optum Health, Healthcare , Minnetonka, Minnesota

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