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Practice Manager – Grand Prairie, TX

UnitedHealth Group

This is a Contract position in Grand Prairie, TX posted July 18, 2021.

Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life’s best work.(sm)

Let’s talk about meaningful work, an important role and a career move that can transform your future. At WellMed, a part of OptumCare and the growing UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, we focus on prevention and the complete coordination of care for our patients. Join us and you’ll be part of a team dedicated to patient-centered, safe, and effective health care. Your skills and talents will make an important impact on our patients while you open doors for yourself that simply do not exist in any other organization.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and motivate a work team while maintaining high standards
  • Respond to all authorization documents received and provide feedback to address processing issues
  • Respond to provider inquiries that have been received by the escalation and case resolution department
  • Research and verify information provided on authorization documents

The big challenge is motivating people and leading by example with a positive attitude that’s professional, courteous, and cheerful.

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:

  • High school diploma or equivalent 
  • 2+ years of operations experience
  • 1+ years of supervisory experience
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Excel
  • Knowledge of organizational policies and procedures, fiscal management, human resource management, and office management techniques and practices
  • Able to work occasional weekends as needed

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration, Business Administration, Nursing or related field 
  • Current State Vocational Nurse License 
  • Professional healthcare license or certification 
  • Healthcare experience

Soft Skills

  • Skill in gathering, analyzing, and evaluating data 
  • Skill in written and verbal communication 
  • Ability to exercise initiative, problem solving, decision-making 
  • Ability to establish priorities and coordinate work activities 
  • Good communication and customer service skills

Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We’re innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We’re impacting 550,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We’ve joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to do your life’s best work.(sm)

WellMed was founded in 1990 with a vision of being a physician-led company that could change the face of healthcare delivery for seniors. Through the WellMed Care Model, we specialize in helping our patients stay healthy by providing the care they need from doctors who care about them. We partner with multiple Medicare Advantage health plans in Texas and Florida and look forward to continuing growth.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers 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.

OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Job keywords: Practice Manager, Healthcare, Operations, Supervisor, Fiscal Management, Human Resource Management, Office Management, LVN, LPN, Grand Prairie, TX, Texas

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