Senior Consultant (Healthcare) - Telecommute (876058)

    UnitedHealth Group Inc.
    Nashville, TN
    Full-time
    Similar jobs pay $8.28 - $18.67

    Job Description

    Position Description

    The Senior Consultant will be a part of a team responsible for solving the most complex and strategic issues facing physician enterprises around the country. Our clients seek assistance researching, analyzing, and interpreting data related to their physician practices, value-based programs and health system operations, and positioning them for operational improvement and revenue growth. This position often interfaces with senior leadership (C-suite) for clients, as well as regular contact with internal team members. The successful candidate will have expertise in physician enterprise operations and/or value-based care programs such as ACOs or CINs, and have excellent project management and communication skill sets.

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

    Primary Responsibilities:
    • Analyzing, synthesizing, and interpreting data to inform client recommendations
    • Performing detailed, quantitative analysis; building Microsoft Excel models; and preparing operational and financial projections
    • Leading information-gathering efforts
    • Helping develop a project's approach, strategies, and work plans
    • Conducting stakeholder interviews
    • Developing project findings and recommendations
    • Preparing project materials and reports
    • Presenting final deliverables to client sponsors
    • Assisting in the design and implementation of recommended solutions
    • Identifying follow-on opportunities and helping to scope and close follow-on engagements
    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:
    • 3+ years' experience in healthcare consulting and/or physician enterprise/operations and/or value-based care programs
    • Bachelor's degree obtained
    • Proven track record of solving complex problems and completing challenging projects
    • Demonstrated diagnostic, analytical, quantitative, written, verbal, and presentation skills
    • Demonstrated career progression with increasing responsibilities
    • Ability to travel up to 80% (Often times lower depending on project)
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Master's degree in business or a health-related field
    • Bachelor's degree obtained in a health-related field
    • Ability to work effectively with physicians, administrative staff and employees at all organizational levels
    • Experience making difficult, sometimes unpopular, decisions in the face of adversity
    • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
    • Highly adept at handling ambiguity
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Nashville, TN-based OR ability to relocate to Nashville, TN; Eden Prairie, MN; Basking Ridge, NJ; or Washington, DC. Other locations considered
    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.

    Job Keywords: Senior Consultant - Nashville,TN, Eden Prairie, MN, Basking Ridge, NJ, Washington, DC

    Posting ID: 558253789Posted: 2020-05-21