As an IT Project Manager (PM) on our Government Solutions team, your healthcare business knowledge will help you be a successful member of our team. This position will work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to plan, coordinate, and execute efforts between various business users, IT Application Support Groups and internal technical team. Position will provide leadership to the project, have business knowledge, and ensure on-time and high quality deliverables. Primary Responsibilities: Managing projects around systems and data architecture Responsible for multiple projects simultaneously; these will be capital projects involved in updating and consolidating functionality in various systems related to provider demographics Heavily involved with setting up recurring status meetings with the business, fielding questions from the business, as well as handling issues that arise from the business Anticipating issues and acting proactively to address potential issues Gathering and updating project materials, completing budgeting, forecasting, project documentation, business flows, and lessons learned documents Speaking to details of the project to both the business and technical teams from beginning to end of all projects Obtaining maximum value from Information Technology project management services Utilizing organizational resources appropriately Management of key projects to ensure successful completion Managing cross-functional interdependencies Improving processes to optimize performance and value over time Providing risk management and issue/problem resolution as required
Required Qualifications: BA / BS degree 4+ years of Project Management experience 2+ years of tracking, planning projects and gathering business requirements 2+ years of healthcare experience Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point) Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects concurrently Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills; and the ability to communicate diplomatically with colleagues and clients from various functional areas Proactive problem solver and critical thinker with excellent planning, coordination, and organizational skills Preferred Qualifications:PMP Certification Experience with healthcare medical or pharmacy encounter data Proven experience driving change in the operation and proving the success of change management controls 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) 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: project management, PMP, health care, pharmacy, Indianapolis, IN
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.