Vice President Clinical Engagement - Schaumburg, IL or Telecommute
Location: Schaumburg, Illinois
Internal Number: 112430850
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As one of the largest pharmacy benefits managers in the United States, UnitedHealth Group provides a professional culture where you're empowered and encouraged to exceed the expectations of our members, with better schedules than retail and more reach than any hospital. Join us and start doing your life's best work.
This position is responsible for the strategic direction and development of clinical engagement activities, such as member-based programs like Medication Therapy Management, that improve healthcare and lower costs through member, physician and pharmacy engagement. Lead the management of multiple complex clinical projects that address care across several stakeholders to deadline and budget expectations, to support departmental P&L goals. Partner with the product team to develop new clinical engagement activities that are integrated with the overall OptumRx strategy. Lead the pharmacy portion of Optum care program integration.
You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.
Lead the operations for all OptumRx PBM clinical programs from program rollout, measurement, refinement, and market impact.
Responsible for industry leading clinical outcomes and quality measurements
Direct the program enhancement process including capability pipeline progression, defining product enhancements and determine market positioning / messaging for cross channel clinical products that improve outcomes for members
Direct the iterative development process of new clinical strategies and enhancements, including impact on healthcare, competitive analyses, market studies, product definition, and selection of pilot clients
Work with Clinical Analytics and others to developing outcome reporting, value proposition and product story so as to demonstrate value to the client
Serve as executive liaison between the Clinical Engagement team and other cross-functional areas, including Product, Clinical Operations, Clinical Analytics, Business Intelligence, and Sales
Ensure that enhancement and new initiatives are clinically sound, financially appropriate for both the Company and its customers, and meet or exceed customer goals.
Oversee the management of the entire life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities through hand off to the operations team
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.
Pharmacy D, Advanced degree
Active, unrestricted Pharmacist license
10+ years of clinical and/or managed care pharmacy experience
5+ years of leadership experience, preferably team of teams
Demonstrated experience regular interface with leadership levels
5+ years of extensive involvement in clinical pharmacy strategy
5+ years hands on experience clinical healthcare improvement programs
Experience presenting and defending clinical programs/business cases to leadership
In-depth knowledge of the healthcare industry from both clinical and business perspective
Demonstrated experience working with all levels of cross-functional teams (executives, managers, analysts)
Excellent written, oral communication and presentation skills
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
Ability to motivate others
Ability to make judgments about the value of ideas, needs and resources, and to effectively communicate the advantages and disadvantages of each to other decision makers
Ability to conceptualize, align and explain strategic vision based upon multiple complex parameters, including healthcare marketplace, market trends, competitor products, emerging technologies, business opportunities, Company goals, client and consultant requests, product value, product development capabilities and product development process
Creative, high-energy self-starter with broad background, creative drive, and innovative solutions to business needs
Understanding of Clinical products, capabilities and marketplace needs - must think externally and strategically
Quickly adaptive to market changes
Solid manager and motivator of own team and cross-functional teams
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 OptumRx. We're one of the largest and most innovative pharmacy benefits managers in the US, serving more than 12 million people nationwide. Here you’ll fill far more than prescriptions. As a member of one of our pharmacy teams, you’re empowered to be your best and do whatever it takes to help each customer. You'll find unrivaled support and training as well as a wealth of growth and development opportunities driven by your performance and limited only by your imagination. Join us. There's no better place to help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm)
Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $134,200 to $257,700. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $134,200 to $257,700. 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.
*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.