If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Challenge yourself, your peers and our industry by shaping what health care looks like and doing your life's best work.(sm)UnitedHealth Group's (UHG) mission is to help people live healthier lives and help the health care system work better for everyone. The Vice President, Military and Veterans, UHG External Affairs represents military and veterans priorities across the Enterprise. The role leverages government and policy expertise, military and veterans' health care expertise, thought leadership, business acumen and interpersonal skills to establish key stakeholder relationships, identify and advance business opportunities, and keep business segment leadership informed of key public policy activities and developments within Congress, the Administration and key agencies. Primary Responsibilities: Serve as the primary liaison between business UHG, UHC and Optum leaders and External Affairs for Enterprise military and veterans' health care priorities Develop, implement and lead a strategic approach to position the company as a diversified military and veterans' health care provider, partner, and advocate supporting UHG growth priorities Drive visibility across the Enterprise and externally for UHG's broad commitment to military and veterans Design, coordinate and execute a strategy to showcase UHG's thought leadership on military and veterans' health care issues Draft, disseminate, summarize and analyze public policy positions on key military and veterans business priorities to ensure coordination and alignment with the Business Coordinate and facilitate business leader engagement in external positioning with key stakeholders as needed Develop and coordinate military and veterans third party outreach efforts with beneficiary associations, charitable organizations, and United Health Foundation grant partners Working across External Affairs and the Business, define and implement strategic engagement opportunities to advance relationships, communications, health program coordination and performance Serve as the liaison with United Health Foundation to identify, support and guide military and veterans' philanthropic initiatives designed to demonstrate Enterprise commitment to service members, veterans and their families Timely and effective communication to External Affairs leaders and others across External Affairs on key military and veterans issues, priorities and opportunities
Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Public or Health Policy, or related field 8 or more years of experience working in health care with a primary concentration in military or veterans' health policy Careers at UnitedHealth Group. We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these select few, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 6 company. We provide an environment where you're empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks. And we offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. We believe the most important is the opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm) 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: VP, Military and Veterans, External Affairs, Washington, DC, District of Columbia
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need... at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.