Business Implementation Manager
Health Services, Open to hiring in Des Moines, Cedar Rapids or Sioux Falls
Posted on 4/4/2023

1,001-5,000 employees

Mutual insurance provider
Company Overview
Wellmark's mission is making health care better. The company is committed to being a trusted, innovative, and inclusive leader focused on improving the health of the people and communities it serves.
Cedar Rapids, IA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Bachelor's degree or direct and applicable work experience
  • 5+ years of experience in a clinical and/or managed care setting with knowledge of health and care management functions. Prior health insurance industry experience. Initiative, project, or program implementation experience (e.g., scoping, defining business needs and solutions, evaluation of options, mapping new business process, etc.) with demonstrated success independently managing complex projects
  • Demonstrates ownership and commitment to work assignments; drives tasks and milestones toward successful completion, and holds themselves accountable for successful performance
  • Strong business intuition and natural curiosity with ability to independently distill and review data/information/trends and develop and communicate actionable insights in order to support business decisions
  • Critical thinking and analytic skills that enable the ability to assess available information and data, identify business observations and questions, and clearly communicate the key findings to others succinctly and clearly
  • Advanced organizational and process improvement skills in order to facilitate and manage the implementation of program improvements by working with cross-functional teams and stakeholders
  • Ability to succinctly document work results/findings and final recommendations. Includes the ability to define key metrics to measure initiative success
  • Proven skills in building relationships and influencing people across the organization to break down barriers and foster collaboration. Effective consultation skills with the ability to provide recommendations, influence others to action, and solicit collaboration
  • Self-starter with strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task priorities. Ability to prioritize initiatives, align appropriate resources, and motivate teams in order to achieve success. Flexible and adaptable to change
  • Proficiency with MS Office
  • Travel required up to 5 percent
  • About the Role: Utilizing your project management expertise and strong organizational skills, you will lead the implementation of Health Services initiatives and process improvement efforts to meet short and long-term division and enterprise-wide goals to effectively impact total cost of care strategies. You will collaborate with internal stakeholders to design and document process changes, communicate changes, and ensure projects are completed on-time and within scope
  • About You: You possess strong critical thinking skills and enjoy managing a project through to completion. You are creative and not afraid to ask questions in order to bring forward new ideas and efficiencies. You are an effective communicator, both verbally and in writing, and thrive when it comes to positively influencing and collaborating with others to get the work done. Teamwork is the 'name of the game', and you see yourself as someone who can bring numerous resources and individuals together to implement change. You enjoy a work environment that is continuously evolving and are excited by the idea of working on new projects over time. Health-care related project management experience is a plus!