If you get excitedabout the life transforming potential of bringing health care information tothe right place, at the right time, to support crucial decisions, welcome to UnitedClinical Services!
We're one of the largest and fastest growing health information companies andthe only organization in our industry with the information, technology andexpertise to solve the most significant challenges in health and humanservices.
As a vital member of the UnitedHealth Group family, we serve customers in everysegment of the health care field and, of course, the diverse business divisionsof UnitedHealth Group.
Our Product Managementgroups are vital to our success and are leaders in driving the future growth ofUnitedHealth Group. Success in these careers relies on many factors: yourability to deal with ambiguity, your ability to adapt and embrace change, and along-term commitment to making health care better for everyone.
The Senior ProductManager is responsible for the ongoing management, enhancement and developmentof several products within the United Clinical Services Portfolio. He/she will workwith various business/market groups across the organization to review existinganalytic processes, facilitate the gathering of requirements and influence thefuture direction of the Analytic platform to improve customer satisfaction,operational efficiency, and optimize product performance.
The Senior ProductManager will provide product leadership and expertise to drive the developmentactivities within the technology engineering organization and handle cross-functionalinteraction with informatics, IT and operations groups within UCS.
Key responsibilitieswould include:
General product management – defining market requirements, productroadmaps, and packaging the features into product releases for the assignedproduct capabilities
Have firm grounding in healthcare technology data standards like HL7,X12, etc.
Use Healthcare and/or Strategy Subject Matter Knowledge to drive Clinicalfunctions like UM, CM, DM, etc.
Define the business case for new or enhanced product capabilitiesto ensure the proposed capabilities are aligned with the strategic businessgoals
Analyze the competitive landscape and client requests for marketneeds that current products and capabilities do not meet; define user personas,write product requirements and use scenario, and create/maintain prioritizedproduct backlogs
Work with engineering to conduct technology assessments and ensurethat technical designs are aligned with industry trends and evolving market needs
Monitor product releases to ensure high quality and on-timedelivery, and coordinate launch activities to drive commercial success
Build strong working relationships across UHG to determine futureproduct direction and assist in the successful design and launch of newcapabilities
Serve as a subject matter expert on products and processes withinthe scope of responsibilities
Potentially manage one or more Product Owners, Business Analysts;sets team direction, resolves problems and provides guidance to members of ownteam.
- Demonstrate strong project leadership and communication skills
Identify and recruit best talent for the product or portfolio ofproducts.
Senior Product ManagerCharacteristics:
Outcome-oriented analytical thinking - can interpret data and drawmeaningful conclusions that benefit constituents and drive decisions.
Problem solving - can leverage creative thinking/innovation todrive solutions through logical, well-structured thought processes
Root-cause analysis - experienced and can identify, understand,and communicate drivers in analyses.
- Knowledge of US and offshore talent sources would be a plus.
Product lifecycle management - responsible for the design,development, and management of new and existing product capabilities.
Extremely strong communication and relationship management skills;uses appropriate communication vehicles; understands audience and uses the bestmethod of conveying a message; can negotiate with and influence other leaders.
Self-starter with a 'can-do' attitude, willing to demonstrateinitiative.
- Develops innovative approaches.
- Sought out as expert.
Bring your talent toan industry leader with the information, technology, and consulting expertiseto help transform health and human services. No matter what your role, you'llbe empowered to ask more questions, develop better solutions and help make thehealth care system greater than ever.
Bachelors Degree in technical, business or health care relatedfield required; Master's degree in Business Administration or related field is aplus
Knowledge of one of the Healthcare areas like UtilizationManagement, Claims, etc.
At least 10 years of health care or IT business experience orrelated background with proven track record in product/program management; anyformal training or certification is a plus
Proven consultation and relationship management skills at thetechnical and business leadership level
Excellent oral and written communication, negotiation anddecision-making skills
Demonstrated ability to set strategic direction as well as developtactical plans.
- Solid knowledge of the healthcare industry, products and services
- Demonstrated process improvement/change management skills
- Strong financial analysis skills
- Able to travel (up to 25%)
As the fastest growing part of UnitedHealth Group, we're used to setting the pace for change. Challenge yourself, your peers and our industry by shaping what health care looks like. Join us today and start doing your life's best work.SM
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