This position works with multiple products within the University of Utah Health Plans, with a focus of overseeing Quality Improvement and Medicare Advantage. This position combines clinical expertise with financial stewardship to support U of U Health Plans programs.
Department Overview: This position reports directly to the Chief Medical Officer- University of Utah Health Plans and supports the organization's goals and mission within Health Plans.
Corporate Overview: University of Utah Health Plans covers approximately 200,000 members in Utah and the Mountain West Region. The plan offers services in Commercial, Individual Exchange, and Medicaid Markets. The University of Utah is a Level 1 Trauma Center and is nationally ranked and recognized for our academic research, quality standards and overall patient experience. Our four hospitals and seventeen clinics provide excellence in our comprehensive services, medical advancement, and overall patient outcomes.
This position has no responsibility for providing care to patients.
It's been a winning year...
University of Utah Health was ranked 35th in the nation as one of America’s Best Large Employers by Forbes in 2018 and in 2019, and is the only health care provider from the state of Utah to receive the designation.
University of Utah Health credits its employees for its national ranking as a Top 10 Academic Medical Center for quality and safety for NINE consecutive years.
In addition to its placement on the Top 10 list, U of U Health placed fifth for Excellence in Ambulatory Care! This is the fourth year in a row the U has been ranked in the Top 5 for delivering high-quality, patient-centered, efficient and effective outpatient care.
The University of Utah Hospital also received the award for the Best Hospital in Utah in 2018!
Not surprisingly, health care organizations with higher levels of staff engagement also have higher patient satisfaction scores, better staff retention, and a stronger culture of safety. It’s a great place to work and live, and the nation is taking note!
As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA
Performance/Human Resource Management
Relationships and Engagement
Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.