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UnitedHealth Group Radiation Oncology Medical Director Telecommute in Minneapolis, Minnesota

The Optum Radiation Oncology Medical Director will provide clinical guidance to help implement a next-generation comprehensive Radiation Oncology solution which will successfully meet clinical, quality, and financial performance objectives. This solution will help ensure providers deliver high-quality, evidence-based and cost-efficient radiation oncology care for our clients. As such, this newly created role requires an innovative, hands-on, action-oriented clinician. This position will serve as a member of the radiation oncology team dedicated to helping ensure high levels of quality, affordability, and member and provider satisfaction.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform utilization review determinations for radiation oncology populations, and support case and disease management teams to achieve optimal clinical outcomes

  • Engage & collaborate with treating providers telephonically. This will include discussion of evidence-based guidelines, opportunities to close clinical quality / service gaps, and care plan changes that can impact health care expense

  • Enhance clinical expertise of the radiation oncology team through education sessions with nursing teams, and serving as a thought leader and point of contact for relevant medical societies & stakeholders

  • Deliver the Optum clinical value proposition focused on quality, affordability and service, in support of the sales and growth activities including conducting client presentations and participating in customer consultations

  • Evaluate clinical and other data (e.g., quality metrics, claims & health record data, utilization data) to identify opportunities for improvement of clinical care and processes

  • Collaborate with operational and business partners on enterprise-wide research, clinical and quality initiatives to enhance Optum impact in the Radiation oncology field

At Optum, you will perform within an innovative culture that's focused on transformational change in the health care system. You will leverage your skills across a diverse and multi-faceted business. And you will make contributions that will have an impact that's greater than you've ever imagined.

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:

  • MD or DO with an active, unrestricted medical license

  • Current board certification in Radiation Oncology by the American board of Radiology

  • 5+ years clinical practice experience (inclusive of Radiation oncology)

  • Demonstrated accomplishments in the areas of medical care delivery systems, utilization management, case management, disease management, quality management, product development and/or peer review

  • Experience working with payer guidelines

  • Experience in client-facing customer relationship management

  • Proven ability to quickly gain credibility, influence and partner with staff and the clinical community

  • 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

  • Experience in managed care, quality management or administrative leadership

Transforming health care and millions of lives starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring. Find out more and join us. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

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.

Colorado Residents Only: The salary/hourly range for Colorado residents is $254,600 to $295,200 (add additional reference for sales and physicians). Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. As of the date of this posting, In addition to your salary, UHG offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Health, dental, and vision plans; wellness program; flexible spending accounts; paid parking or public transportation costs; 401(k) retirement plan; employee stock purchase plan; life insurance, short-term disability insurance, and long-term disability insurance; business travel accident insurance; Employee Assistance Program; PTO; and employee-paid critical illness and accident insurance.

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

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.

Job Keywords: Radiation, Oncology, Medical Director, Telecommute

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