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) The program consists in providing all services and support for independent assessments of Medicaid beneficiaries to determine their service tier for Medicaid long-term support and services (behavioral health, developmental disability, and adult aging). Primary Responsibilities:Overall program management, including contractual compliance, financial performance (P&L), and client satisfactionPrimary point of interaction and senior management representative for the program between Optum and the StateDirectly responsible for establishing and maintaining a strong client relationship, managing all aspects of the program in line with the contracted scope and diligently managing any adjustments to the contract, carefully balancing customer needs and the integrity of the program budgetDirect and oversee all phases of the program, from implementation to operations, and contract functions (assessments, technology, call center, training)Main point of accountability for managing the program financial performance, including budgeting, meeting and improving associated margins, and periodic re-forecasting
Required Qualifications: Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience5 or more years in an operational management role with direct client management experience 5 or more years of knowledge and experience in Medicaid and managing Medicaid related operations, ideally related to tier of care assessments for Medicaid beneficiaries 4 or more years of experience managing a contract budget (P&L) Preferred Qualifications:Graduate degree or higher 5 or more years of experience managing public sector contracts (state or federal) and related obligations - e.g., requirements, scope / service / schedule compliance, service level agreements, terms and conditions Government program experienceRFP experience LTSS experience 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) For more information on our Internal Job Posting Policy, click here. 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: Director LTSS, Director Medicaid, Government Program Director, Medicaid State Director, Little Rock, AR, Arkansas
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.