No industry is moving faster than health care. And no organization is better positioned to lead health care forward. We need attention to every detail with an eye for the points no one has considered. You'll help improve the health of millions. And you'll do your life's best work.(sm)
At Optum, our mission is to make the health system work better for all. We are currently looking for a Senior Behavioral Medical Director to serve as the clinical team leader for behavioral managed care membership in the state of Alaska. Thesuccessful candidate will be accountable for the strategic approach to executing our annual business objectives in alignmentwith the larger organization. They will work collaboratively with other functional partners such as Care Advocacy, Quality Improvement, State and Legal Compliance, providing medical subject matter expertise. The SMD is also actively involved in the implementation, supervision, oversight and evaluation of the Utilization Management program, develops and implements Utilization Management policies and procedures, monitors the consistency with which Utilization Management criteria are applied; through supervision, case review, training and consultations with Peer Reviewers, making coverage decisions and participates in committee meetings. Additionally, the Senior Medical Director serves as the liaison with network providers andthe medical delivery system.
Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make thehealth system work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation ofhealth-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 theUnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advancedideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working onhigh 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.