Begin your career at UnitedHealth Group and you'll get an opportunity to do something extraordinary with your first job out of school: make a real difference. We have modest goals: Help 75 million people live healthier lives. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Brilliant. Compassionate. Driven. You'll find these people everywhere you turn here. You'll also find a world of career options fueled by your performance and limited only by imagination. Start here. And start doing your life's best work.(sm) Here's the idea. We built focused businesses, inside UnitedHealth Group, organized around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. Through our two business platforms, UnitedHealthcare and Optum, we work to improve the health care system and advance the health and well-being of individuals and communities so that they can enjoy better, fuller lives. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges. It's a culture of optimism that's not like any place you've ever worked. Many incredible ideas in one incredible company. You will provide analysis, support and lead projects as requested by business leaders on topics such as the competitive environment, health care industry, government relations and new market opportunities. In this role, you will interact with senior leaders and work with highly skilled, highly educated team members to solve important business challenges across multiple areas of UnitedHealthcare. This is an opportunity impact the health care system and to make a difference in the lives of millions of United HealthCare members. By joining either UHC Community & State (C&S) or Medicare & Retirement (M&R), you will be in a positon where you will impact the development and implementation of new approaches to the healthcare marketplace that will improve people's lives. In joining UnitedHealthcare, you will lead mission critical initiatives such as:Lead a product initiative to influence state or national policy through research and demonstration projects or by helping develop more competitive products that deliver both more value and improved outcomes for our members Develop and pilot new approaches to addressing the social drivers of health – and help to change the broader circumstances of members' lives - providing greater stability, access, and wellbeing that can allow members to rise out of poverty Deploy innovative strategies to promote health, wellness and independent lifestyles for our Medicare members – projects that drive the development of national policy for this critical populationCommunity & State serves the most disadvantaged in our society – that includes the 1/3 of all children in the country who are eligible for coverage by Medicaid - and how well we serve the greater good is the most critical result we achieveServing nearly one in five Medicare beneficiaries, UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement is the largest business dedicated to the health and well-being needs of seniors and other Medicare beneficiaries. We are delivering on the promise made to our nation's retirees. Primary Responsibilities:Lead and implement high visibility initiatives such as new market launches, business development and other growth opportunities Provide analysis and support on topics such as the competitive environment, health care industry, government relations and new market opportunities Help create new solutions to address difficult and long standing challenges in improving healthcare outcomes Support senior leaders in engaging with and influencing broad public healthcare policy development Help create presentations for internal and external audiences
Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university and currently enrolled in a Graduate degree program (MBA/MPH preferred) scheduled to finish by June 2018Minimum 3.00 cumulative GPAMust be willing to work out of Minnesota Corporate officeRelevant work experience in strategy, management consulting, product or general management in a healthcare related fieldStrong history of quickly gaining credibility, partnering with business leaders and exhibiting executive presenceProven ability to articulate business strategies and formulate concise solutions to complex problemsExcellent consultative, interpersonal, communication and presentation skillsChampion continuous change, consult with versatility, exhibit personal leadership and model a customer orientationAbility to effectively drive results in a dynamic, matrixed environment with a high degree of organizational change, growth and ambiguityMust 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) UnitedHealth Group is working to create the health care system of tomorrow. Already Fortune 6, we are totally focused on innovation and change. We work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And at the end of the day, we're doing a lot of good.Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired individuals, we're building a high-performance health care system that works better for more people in more ways than ever. Now we're looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant - and built for speed.Come to UnitedHealth Group, and share your ideas and your passion for doing more. We have roles that will fit your skills and knowledge. We have diverse opportunities that will fit your dreams. Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: 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.
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need... at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.