Position Description: Energize your career with one of Healthcares fastest growing companies. You dream of a great career with a great company - where you can make an impact and help people. We dream of giving you the opportunity to do just this. And with the incredible growth of our business, its a dream that definitely can come true. Already one of the worlds leading Healthcare companies, UnitedHealth Group is restlessly pursuing new ways to operate our service centers, improve our service levels and help people lead healthier lives. We live for the opportunity to make a difference and right now, we are living it up. This opportunity is with one of our most exciting business areas: Optum - a growing part of our family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group a Fortune 6 leader. Optum helps nearly 60 million Americans live their lives to the fullest by educating them about their symptoms, conditions and treatments; helping them to navigate the system, finance their healthcare needs and stay on track with their health goals. No other business touches so many lives in such a positive way. And we do it all with every action focused on our shared values of Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation and Performance. Your primary responsibility will be for the effective delivery and design of training programs and materials across the organization. We're looking for an individual who will keep abreast of various training delivery techniques, business processes, products and systems in several functional areas. This will be done in accordance with management and functional leaders to gather information on business needs to design instructor led, Web-based and e-learning training including training processes and procedures. As a key resource to others you must maintain a high degree of accuracy along with attention to detail, excellent oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills and the ability to always meet deadlines.
As an Instructional Design Associate, you will be expected to keep abreast of various design strategies. You will create original synchronous and asynchronous learning solutions in addition to converting existing instructor-led training programs. The Instructional Designer Associate will apply innovative and creative strategies including but not limited to web-based tutorials, documented procedures, audio and video vignettes, and simulations using various technology tools. In this role, you may act as a project manager over smaller efforts or be part of a design team with focus on larger efforts that may include a dedicated project manager. Positions in this function are responsible for conducting training needs analysis for the business and developing all training materials, communications and activities to meet the organization's job / role requirements. Involves conducting ongoing evaluations and assessments to ensure effectiveness of programs and recommending / implementing modifications as necessary. May work with SMEs to obtain training content. May include design and development of online and web-based training materials. Employees in jobs labeled with SCA must support a Government Service Contract Act (SCA) Agreement. Primary Responsibilities:
Applies a systems approach to curriculum design, re-design and development
Participates in the planning, development, and evaluation of learning programs from new hire training materials supporting ongoing learning and professional development of our operations learner audiences
Define learning objectives
Creates or converts existing instructor-led curriculum into an online learning format
Basic, structured, standard approach to work
***Position can be located in: Overland Park, KS; Costa Mesa, CA; Sugar Land, TX; Las Vegas, NV; Lisle, IL; and Phoenix, AZ,
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.
We are committed to introducing innovative approaches, products and services that can improve personal health and promote healthier populations in local communities. Our core capabilities... in clinical care resources, information and technology uniquely enable us to meet the evolving needs of a changing health care environment as millions more Americans enter a structured system of health benefits and we help build a stronger, higher quality health system that is sustainable for the long term.
We serve our clients and consumers through two distinct platforms:
?UnitedHealthcare, which provides health care coverage and benefits services.
?Optum, which provides information and technology-enabled health services.