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Market President OptumCare - Arizona

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

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OptumCare Arizona is seeking a full-time Market President to join our Executive leadership team in Phoenix, AZ. We are transforming healthcare nationally while providing Physician-led care locally. Start doing your life's best work with the largest care delivery organization in the world.
The Market President of OptumCare Arizona will report to the OptumCare Mountain West Regional President/CEO Dr. Rob McBeath. This leader will work collaboratively with the key leaders across the current care delivery capabilities in Arizona and in any extension of that market focus.
The Market President of OptumCare Arizona is accountable for the performance and results of the Arizona Market, diverse and broad business, and clinical functions through multiple layers of management. Owns the output of the entire market made up of all related clinical and business processes and practices, across employment-oriented medical groups, clinically integrated network, independent practice relationships and risk bearing entities. -This position is responsible for fostering a positive organizational culture, leading to high levels of provider and teammate satisfaction, as well as facilitating, developing, and executing the organization's mission and strategic plan and supporting initiatives.
The Market President of OptumCare Arizona is a change leader, driving programs that impact markets of customers and consumers. -Partners with peer market leaders both formally and informally, as well as with OptumCare national function leads, OptumCare and OptumHealth leadership, and key members of the broader Optum, UHC and UHG Leadership teams to drive financial, operational and clinical performance in the region in a way that is balanced with broader strategic imperatives.
Primary Responsibilities:
Creates overall strategic and execution plan for the market and assists in developing the Regional and National strategic plans
Responsible for the successful financial performance of the market, including development and management of both capital and operating budgets, adjusting to changing circumstances to ensure in-year bottom-line commitments are made without compromising longer-term growth goals
Drives aggressive growth in-market, into new geographies and business lines, through a combination of acquisition (of employed medical groups and independent physician associations), partnership, recruitment, risk lives transfer, innovative contracting models (e.g. direct to large employer), leveraging Surgical Care Affiliates and Specialty Network strategy and capabilities, and other growth mechanisms
Responsible for the successful transformation and change management moving the practice across the reimbursement continuum from fee for service to value-based care through understanding and development of risk-based models of care. -Continues to maximize value from fee for service book of business
Collaborates effectively with OptumCare National Function owners, OptumCare/OptumHealth leadership and others to optimize clinical and business operations, including the adoption of technology, data and analytics capabilities, adoption of best practice workflows, appropriate regionalization/centralization of clinical and business processes
Works with Market, Regional and National clinical leadership to develop and execute plans around the improvement of clinical quality, service and medical cost
Evolves Market structure, roles and responsibilities and operating model to optimize operations and maximize brand impact in support of provider and patient growth
Creates overall strategic and execution plan for local market and assist in developing the Regional and National strategic plan. -Ensures adequate communication and execution across the Market
Promotes, fosters and develops a physician-led, patient-centric, team-based medicine culture, generating creating an atmosphere of trust and open dialogue across providers, other clinical and non-clinical staff, with a specific focus on provider wellbeing
Develops Physicians, Directors and Managers as leaders and ensures that they have the tools and skill sets to execute their operating plans and to assume greater responsibilities in their career development
Guides the development of the strategic marketing and public relations plans
Ensures strict compliance with federal and state regulations and company policies, procedures and processes
Knowledge:
Thorough operational and clinical understanding of healthcare delivery systems
Strong knowledge of reimbursement models across the continuum from fee for service to full risk
In-depth understanding of cost, clinical quality, patient and provider satisfaction levers and their interaction
Strong financial and operational background in physician practice management
Skills:
Strong visionary leadership skills and ability to execute that vision, including strategic thinking, business transformation, change leadership, organization design and effectiveness, product and service mix, incentive alignment
Demonstrated entrepreneurial openness and ability to explore new possibilities and to approach issues differently; intellectually agile
Demonstrated ability to recognize, prioritize, and evaluate market trends and specific growth opportunities, together with commercial acumen to negotiate favorable outcomes
Demonstrated business acumen; able to assess financial implications of decisions and actions; able to understand how strategies and tactics work in the marketplace and impact OptumCare
Analytical thinker with demonstrated ability to perform root cause analysis, prepare and implement action plans, and lead improvement initiatives
Deep understanding of medical/clinical leader and staff needs, mindsets, motivations and dissatisfiers, together with ability to factor these into growth and operating plans in a corporate environment
Strong influencing skills; ability to quickly build credibility and gain the confidence of individuals at all levels
Proven ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, physicians, and teammates to create a results-driven, team-oriented environment, as well as with third parties; viewed as leader in the health system community
Ambitious and proactive; able to identify meaningful goals and capture the imagination of others to achieve them; able to add value to discussions or projects that impact OptumCare's position in the industry; able to bring out the best thinking and attitudes; able to recognize unique contributions of individuals and teamwork
Strong desire to lead, develop and mentor other teammates - ability to grow and challenge leaders
What makes an OptumCare organization different?
We understand the significance of Value Base Care and our power as change agents to positively impact health disparities and iniquities
OptumCare embraces inclusion and diversity and understands the significance of individual unique strengths and attributes.
Providers are supported to practice at the peak for their license
We are influencing change on a national scale while still maintaining the culture and community of our local care organizations
The OptumCare Story:
The Care Delivery platform is led by Dr. Wyatt Decker is at the intersection between primary care, ambulatory surgical sites and further development of specialty and ancillary networks. This platform has more than 53,000 doctors, 11,000 APCs and 1,450 neighborhood clinics across the country that work together to help over 20 million people live healthier lives. The goal is to put each person on the right course of care. We do this by providing each patient with a care team that works together to meet the patient's needs.
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:
8+ years of experience leading a large physician group of 100+ in a Risk Bearing Value Based Care Model in a non-hospital setting. Preference given to Independent Physician Association leaders
8+ years functioning in the capacity of either Chief Medical Officer, COO, CEO, Market President or equivalent in a large physician led (non-hospital) organization
P&L accountability for $100M in revenue or greater
5+ years of experience working within a core executive leadership team as well as within both direct and matrixed reporting functions
Licensed US physician who has led a large group(s) of 100+ physicians, or if not a physician, then 10+ years of experience leading physician group(s) of 100 physicians or greater
Candidate must live within the Arizona market in which they lead. Relocation is available
Candidate must be able to travel as needed both within the market and to Corporate headquarters
This IS NOT a managed care or insurance product role. A successful candidate will have experience leading providers in an out-pt. care delivery model with a deep knowledge of operations, growth and operational finance
Compensation/Benefits Highlights:
Competitive Base Salary
Annual Short-Term Incentives
Annual UHG Equity Award
Health, Dental Vision Plans
Deferred Compensation Plan
401K w/company match
PTO
Additional benefits as outlined in OptumCare Sr Leadership Benefits PDF
OptumCare is committed to creating an environment where physicians focus on what they do best: care for their patients. To do so, OptumCare provides administrative and business support services to both its owned and affiliated medical practices which are part of OptumCare. Each medical practice part and their physician employees have complete authority with regards to all medical decision-making and patient care. OptumCare's support services do not interfere with or control the practice of medicine provided by the medical practices of any of their physicians.

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: Market President, OptumCare, Risk Bearing Entity, Physician Leader, Healthcare Leader, Executive Healthcare Leader, Value Based Care, Physician Executive, Phoenix, Arizona, AZ

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