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Surest (formerly Bind) Lead Product Manager - Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

UnitedHealthcare 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)

Surest , A UnitedHealthcare Company, (formerly Bind) provides a new approach to health benefits designed to make it easier and more affordable for people to access health care services. Our innovative company is part tech start-up, part ground-breaking service delivery--changing the way benefits serve customers and consumers to deliver meaningful results and better outcomes (and we have just begun). We understand our members and employers alike desire a user-friendly, intuitive experience that puts people in control when it comes to the choices they make and the costs they pay for medical care, and we are seeking team members to continue to advance our vision. At Surest, we pride ourselves in our ability to make a difference, and with the backing of our parent company, UnitedHealthcare, we can operate in the best of both worlds-the culture and pace of an innovative start-up with big company support and stability. Come join the Surest team (we just changed our name from Bind to Surest) and help us design and deliver a cutting-edge health benefit that changes the face of healthcare.

The Lead Product Manager will establish and drive Surest's roadmap for the capabilities needed to operate a health insurance benefit from the provider and pharmacy perspective. The product manager, in concert with the Technology and Product teams, will be responsible for the design, delivery, and maintenance of the tools and processes that support the provider experience and pharmacy integration and configuration capabilities at Surest.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Drive the design and development of the technology assets needed to support provider network integration by scaling integrations with third-party network providers
  • Design solutions in support of claims provider assignment, provider service matching, and provider ranking and pricing
  • Build a roadmap with clearly defined milestones, dependencies, and success metrics
  • Partner with Technology teams to contribute to continuous product and platform improvement process
  • Work with peers across Surest to ensure capability and process alignment
  • Facilitate cross-functional alignment discussions for complex data structures and management to ensure a single source of truth concept definition
  • Communicate and coordinate tool and process updates with Product and operational partners
  • Drive Agile development practices, including writing user stories and prioritizing the product backlog
  • Define, measure and analyze product performance to solve issues, improve efficiency, and increase automation

    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:
    • Experience working in the Agile Development Framework
    • 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:
      • Undergraduate degree
      • Experience leading design and development of a technology product that serves the health industry
      • Experience working with healthcare provider networks
      • Experience working in a continuous delivery / DevOps model
      • Knowledge of Lean practices e.g., developing Lean experiments
      • A passion for a data-driven culture
      • Ability to guide and influence a cross-functional team
      • Ability to adapt styles to the objective at hand - knowing when to apply pressure, knowing when to compromise to keep development moving forward
      • Excellent teamwork skills, communication skills and ability to interact and influence across diverse groups of technical and non-technical people at all levels
      • Excellent problem-solving skills
      • Excellent project management and product documentation skills
      • Unique balance of disciplined analytical thinking, creative passion, and a willingness to be hands-on
      • Personal drive to continually re-invent and evolve the current state of product design and development and operations
      • Superior attention to detail

        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 UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual. We all want to make a difference with the work we do. Sometimes we're presented with an opportunity to make a difference on a scale we couldn't imagine. Here, you get that opportunity every day. As a member of one of our elite teams, you'll provide the ideas and solutions that help nearly 25 million customers live healthier lives. You'll help write the next chapter in the history of health care. And you'll find a wealth of open doors and career paths that will take you as far as you want to go. Go further. This is your life's best work.(sm)

        Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $97,300 to $176,900. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $97,300 to $176,900. 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.

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