Associate Director Risk Adjustment Content & Documentation - Telecommute at UnitedHealth Group in Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Posted in Other 7 days ago.

Type: Full-time





Job Description:

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Clinical Performance is charged with effectively implementing, monitoring, and executing on programs related to driving affordability, clinical quality and risk adjustment activities across all lines of business for OptumCare a ~$9 billion a year organization, touching over 9 million patients, 80 payers, and 22,000 providers.

This position will report into the Director of Content, Documentation, & Governance and will be responsible for overseeing the Risk Adjustment Content and Documentation Team. You will manage a small team of technical writers who write Risk Adjustment content for operational processes, CMS announcements, and user documentation for our risk adjustment product. Your team's responsibilities range from writing reference documents to creating tutorials and documentation, product development, and executive leadership presentations. You will work with the Risk Adjustment Operations, Legal, Compliance, and business partners to identify critical documentation needs and create engaging, accurate content. The ideal candidate has technical documentation experience, outstanding people management skills and a demonstrated ability to deliver high-quality technical publications.

You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from cwithin the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Manage, develop and grow a team of technical writers with varying backgrounds and levels of experience
  • Work with other departments to identify documentation needs
  • Define writing projects and set goals for documenting new features and for improving the quality of existing documentation
  • Review documents for accuracy and style and ensure all publication standards are met by following established procedures
  • Ensure staff is supported and set up for success
  • Facilitate weekly touch points with leader to provide updates and identify risks and opportunities
  • Own documentation intake & process to timely and accurately identify escalations, and communications at both the executive leadership and operator level
  • Excellent multi-tasking skills and experience working with matrixed teams
  • Monitor compliance with requirements in framework
  • Establish and maintain a record of operational procedures manuals
  • Facilitate the flow of information
Critical Success Factors:
  • Ability to effectively lead, manage and deliver in a fast paced, ever changing environment
  • Extremely creative at solving complex problems with strong analytical ability to recommend solutions
  • Strong reporting process management, team management and leadership experience in a large, complex healthcare setting
  • Working in a matrix environment to drive efficiencies through influence
  • Taking ownership of processes and providing constructive information to minimize problems and increase market satisfaction
  • Ablity to manage multiple initiatives by prioritizing goals and objectives
  • Maintaining confidentiality, being a detail-oriented, organized, critical thinker, and strong analytical skills
  • Furthermore, this position is required to work with a variety of people from executives to board members to external parties. As such, it is important to have strong communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to forge and maintain relationships
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:
  • Bachelors or undergraduate degree, communcations, or advanced writing degree
  • Three to five years of technical writing and process documentation
  • 5+ years of leadership, employee management, and supervisory experience
  • 3+ years of experience working on multiple projects and help manage reporting resources
  • 3+ years of experience with process improvement, workflow, benchmarking and / or evaluation of business processes
  • Outstanding attention to detail, especially regarding formatting and grammar
  • A logical, problem-solving mind
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office Suite (Project, Power Point, Excel, Visio, Access, Word)
  • Ability to work independently and in a matrix team environment
  • 10% travel required
  • If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. When in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are required to wear a mask in common areas. In addition, employees must comply with any state and local masking orders


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Working knowledge of quality, risk adjustment and medical management
  • Knowledge of federal (e.g., CMS) and state laws and regulations relating to Medicare Advantage
  • Ability to build strong relationships across a variety of stakeholders

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 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 by the medical practices or any of their physicians.

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers 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.

OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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