Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Here, you will find a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, talented peers, comprehensive benefits and career development opportunities. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as you help us advance health equity on a global scale. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together.
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. Optum helps all participants in the health care system connect work together to advance care delivery, empower consumers and modernize infrastructure. We have the capabilities, scale, and comprehensive products to help those we serve implement innovative approaches that improve quality, lower costs, and increase satisfaction.
Now that you have your MBA, are you ready to take your career to the next level? Join Fortune’s #1 ranked “World’s Most Admired Companies” in the health insurance and managed care sector. The Optum Payment Integrity Rotational Leadership Program is designed for high-performing, high-potential individuals seeking meaningful future leadership roles in operational based teams.
Our Rotational Leadership Program is designed specifically for highly talented MBA candidates who have a strong desire to demonstrate their capabilities and enhance their leadership potential. You will be placed in strategic positions with frequent exposure to leaders, businesses, and technologies. You will have the ability to make meaningful contributions to the company and help people live healthier lives. During your 24-month rotation, you will also engage in leadership development coursework and curriculum to prepare you for the next step in your career journey of leading others. Rotational Leaders will learn about dozens of different value streams in the Payment Integrity business sector and will be exposed to operational processes and functions as well as some of our top executional priorities.
The Optum Payment Integrity business consists of over 20,000 employees worldwide. We have business partners in Ireland, India and the Philippines and you will have the opportunity to work remotely with leaders from at least one of those locations during your rotation. Our 24-month program consists of a minimum of two assignments (12 months each) in different business units, providing you with a broad understanding of Payment Integrity within the organization.
You’ll be assigned to managing Optum Payment Integrity top executional priorities which will utilize your strategic planning, critical thinking, global mindset, program, and project management skills.
Participants will also experience extensive, customized formal development programs to fulfill professional and personal potential. You will be supported by a leader who will provide professional training and coaching to assist you in developing your leadership and business acumen skills. In this role you will have the opportunity to interact with senior leaders and build a valuable network of peers, managers, and leaders across the organization. Following the completion of your rotations, your leader will assist you with identifying your next role in the organization.
You’ll enjoy the flexibility to work remotely * from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.
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.
- Undergraduate degree from an accredited institution
- Currently pursuing an MBA from a top tier program with a target graduation date no later than June 2024. (Or have graduated with MBA in past two years)
- 3+ years of relevant professional work experience
- Solid skills with Microsoft, specifically Excel - intermediate level and Power Point creation
- Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship, now or in the future, for employment-based work authorization (F-1 students with practical training and candidates requiring H-1Bs, TNs, etc. will not be considered)
- Operations experience or operations focused educational background
- Experienced with data analysis
- Project or program management, healthcare, marketing and/or IT background
- Demonstrated ability to quickly understand complex business issues and make strategic decisions
- Proven high emotional intelligence, ability to navigate a complex matrix organization
- Proven innovative & proactive thinker
- Proven high level of initiative, accountability, and attention to detail
- Demonstrated ability to work independently
- Business acumen & global mindset
- Proven align to our Mission & Values, embrace Inclusion & Diversity
- Geographic flexibility - telecommuter considered
California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, or Washington Residents Only: The salary range for California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island or Washington residents is $85,000 to $167,300 per year. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.
*All employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy
At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone–of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income–deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes — an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group 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.
UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment