1+ months

Behavioral Health Director Nebraska

Omaha, NE 68102
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No industry is moving faster than health care. And no organization is better positioned to lead health care forward. We need attention to every detail with an eye for the points no one has considered. You'll help improve the health of millions. And you'll do your life's best work.(sm)


As a Behavioral Health Director you will be vital to our success and drive future growth. In this role you will provide leadership in the management and development of Behavioral Health across the state of Nebraska. You will be empowered to do your best to develop the strategy and vision for product roadmaps, establish collaborative relationships with external and internal stakeholders, gather accurate requirements and evaluate product performance to enhance our mission of helping people live healthier lives.    


The Behavioral Health Director will think strategically, and creatively, about how the consumer experience should work; translating a vision to processes and requirements by focusing on contractual requirements including access to and delivery of Behavioral Health Services with emphasis on the importance of integration of care.


Primary Responsibilities:


  • Navigate and influence multiple cross-functional teams in a complex, matrix work environment

  • Ensure that the MCO's behavioral health operations, providers, and any subcontractors are in compliance with the terms of the contract

  • Coordinate all areas of the MCO, including quality management, utilization management, network development and management, provider services, member outreach and education, member services, contract compliance, and reporting

  • Support the development of market strategies and value proposition

  • Assist with forecasting revenue or savings opportunities associated with product development initiatives

  • Serve as the behavioral health clinical lead to the customer, state and community stakeholders 

  • Define and develop local market performance against contractual, clinical and fiscal targets

  • Manage cross-segment projects and initiatives that require problem solving, relationship building, influencing and analyzing, including clinical, operational, network, reporting and fiscal teams 

  • Adapt Behavioral Health plans and priorities to address business and operational challenges

  • Influences innovation across teams to ensure aligned, cohesive progress across technology, marketing and service operations

  • Responsible for oversight, tracking and reporting clinical requirements and performance standards set by the customer and the state

  • Establish strategic priorities for Benefit Expense Management, and overall affordability initiatives

  • Collect and deliver required clinical operations customer reporting as well as develop action plans to address performance issues

  • Identify and analyze local market trends, service gaps and the development of mitigation strategies aligned with our strategic priorities

  • Demonstrates an effective, adaptive leadership style that promotes innovation, accountability and establishes work priorities



    Posted: 2019-06-26 Expires: 2019-09-27

    UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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