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Optum Regional Operating Director in Everett, Washington

The Clinical Operations team is seeking a Regional Operations Director to oversee multiple Primary Care groups!

The Regional Operations Director functions as an integral member of the team and in partnership with Associate Medical Directors, the Regional Operations Directors have responsibility for P & L, and for assuring consistent, high quality performance for all sites of service. Accountable for setting and executing annual budget, strategic business development, profitable growth and effective business operations for up to 200 FTE and 3-6 sites or business units.

Preferred Qualifications and Experience:

•Knowledge: Demonstrated business skills including business development, business planning, and operations.

•Skills: Strong communication skills with ability to work collaboratively with physicians and staff. Excellent negotiation skills. Ability to navigate relationships with and influence physicians.

•Abilities: Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively across the Clinic with various departments including but not limited to: business services, lab, imaging, primary care and external customers and business partners.

•Education: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required, Master’s degree in business/health preferred or commensurate knowledge and experience base. Evidence of ongoing managerial education.

•Experience: Minimum of five to ten years of experience in management role with demonstrated effectiveness in business development and growth. Clinical experience a plus. Entrepreneurial experience preferred.


•Leadership: Defines a vision and facilitates, guides, and mentor’s individuals and groups towards the vision, while maintaining group cohesiveness, motivation, commitment and effectiveness.

•Communication: Communicates effectively both verbally and in writing such that messages are understood; that is, understanding the essence and subtleties of the communication and the intended audience.

•Resources Management: Manages human, capital, financial and information resources so that organizational objectives are achieved.

•Conceptual Skills: Identifies and analyses situations and problems such that viable solutions are found. Approaches tasks and problems such that total systems and strategies are considered.

•Customer focus: Responsive to the needs of health care, shareholder, and community stakeholders and customers. Seeks partnership opportunities and actively promotes positive relations.

•Results Management: Plans and establishes courses of action for self and others that are results oriented.

•Systems Thinking: Aware of the interdependence of organizational systems and stakeholders and considers the whole in the formulation of solutions.

•Team Focus: Strives to understand perspectives of team members, synthesizes with own opinion, presents convincing point of view, and resolves conflicts.

•Time Management: Manages own work activities and delegates tasks to achieve maximum efficiency.

•Mastery of Change: Accepting of new initiatives and champions the implementation process amongst team members.

•Quality Improvement/ Use of Lean principles: Continuously identifies and implements improvements in work systems to ensure that the highest possible level of quality service is achieved.

Interested in learning more? Let’s talk about our opportunities and your career growth!

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Here you’ll find incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(SM)

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: Optum and its affiliated medical practices are 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. Optum and its affiliated medical practices is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.