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UnitedHealth Group
UnitedHealth Group

Washington, DC

Health Workforce Diversity Program Manager - Telecommute Medical Jobs - Remote

Employment TypeContractor
Date Posted2022-10-07
Direct Apply
Valid Through2023-02-03

Job Description:

UnitedHealth Group is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

We are looking for a Health Workforce Diversity Program Manager to join UHG’s Social Responsibility team within UHG’s Sustainability organization and help advance UHG’s commitment to health equity. Reporting to the Senior Vice President, Health Equity Philanthropy, this individual will be responsible for managing multiple philanthropic partners and supporting the successful implementation and ongoing operations of scaled programs offering scholarships and support services to current and future clinical professionals across the United States.

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Drive impactful philanthropic partner cultivation efforts to advance our declared health workforce diversity goals

  • Identify new potential grant partnerships that align with prioritized areas of focus and engage with targeted non-profit organizations to develop high-quality grant proposals with clear objectives, metrics, and desired outcomes

  • Manage multiple philanthropic partnerships, including monitoring progress against program goals and adherence to budget

  • Proactively identify risks to successful and timely grant execution and engage with grant partner and internal colleagues to resolve

  • Drive efforts to effectively and creatively engage scholarship recipients, such as through educational convenings, virtual and in-person programming, and regular communications

  • Identify learnings and best practices, and continuously refine program operations to deepen our impact

  • In collaboration with UHG Communications and others, identify and execute strategic visibility opportunities that showcase the value and results of our health workforce diversity initiatives

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:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 7+ years of professional experience in health care, public health, social services or related field

  • 3+ years of experience managing large-scale projects with multiple workstreams

  • Sharp analytical and strategic thinking capabilities, high emotional intelligence, and ability to use good judgment in nuanced situations

  • Experience managing projects with multiple workstreams

  • Solid leadership driving large scale initiatives across multiple business units and strong interpersonal skills with ability to build consensus among diverse stakeholders

  • Proven ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in written deliverables, including executive memos and PowerPoint presentations to executive audiences

  • Highly motivated and engaged team player who is comfortable leading in ambiguous situations and developing new relationships

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

  • Ability to travel within the United States approximately 15%

  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in corporate social responsibility, philanthropy, or a background supporting public or private foundations

  • Experience in grant partner management

  • Experience planning executive meetings, events, roundtables or other convenings

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.

Careers at UnitedHealth Group. We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these select few, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 5 company. We provide an environment where you're empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks. And we offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. We believe the most important is the opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only : The salary range for Colorado/Connecticut/Nevada residents is $113,500 to $218,100. 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 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 ID: 7948932444716177160

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