Sr. Trainer - Telecommute in Iselin, NJ

Iselin, New Jersey
Jan 28, 2023
Feb 25, 2023
Contract Type
Full Time
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The Community and State Training Team is currently recruiting a Trainer to support the UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of New Jersey. 

The Senior Trainer will be responsible for the effective delivery of training for new business initiatives, new and existing training programs that encompass training of clinical staff such as nurses, social workers, and medical directors as well as non-clinical staff.   

The Senior Trainer will be a self-starter with excellent communication and interpersonal skills who promotes optimal training outcomes through: 

  • Continual collaboration with instructional designers, business partners, and SMEs
  • Thorough assessment and analysis of training needs
  • Timely, planning, coordination, delivery, and evaluation of training 
  • Participation in the design of training materials and curriculum to support training programs
  • Participation in the development of national job aids and workflows
If you are located within Iselin, NJ you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:  

  • Assesses and interprets customer needs and requirements
  • Identifies solutions to non-standard requests and problems
  • Solves moderately complex problems and/or conducts moderately complex analyses
  • Works with minimal guidance; seeks guidance on only the most complex tasks
  • Translates concepts into practice
  • Provides explanations and information to others on difficult issues
  • Coaches, provides feedback, and guides others
  • Acts as a resource for others with less experience
  • Participates in the development of training reference and resource materials 
  • May participate in Senior Level discussions/meetings 
  • May attend meetings as requested by State officials 
  • Prepares for and supports effective training facilitation appropriate for the adult learner 
  • Manages/supports the learning environment 
  • Measures and enhances learning effectiveness
  • Establish effective working relationships with all levels of staff and management 
  • Collaborates with appropriate stakeholders to drive changes to learning approaches/strategies/methodologies 
  • May act as a liaison between State Health Plan leadership and the C&S Clinical Training team
  • Supports/backs-up other members of the training team  
  • Always maintains poise and professionalism during the facilitation process (i.e., difficult situations)   
  • Perform other duties to support projects contributing to the success of the UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Tennessee 

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:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in lieu of Bachelor’s degree
  • Must live within commutable distance to the Iselin New Jersey Office and be New Jersey Choice Certified
  • Current unrestricted RN or Social Work license in the state of residence
  • 3+ years of clinical experience (i.e., care coordination, service coordination, case management, etc.)
  • Experience with adult learning/training, virtual training, instructional design and/or training project management (i.e., performing presentations in person and/or through virtual platforms, classroom training experience, virtual (Teams/WebEx) training experience
  • Knowledge of Medicare and Medicaid
  • Knowledge of managed care
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, and Visio), SharePoint and Shared Drives
  • Facilitation and presentation skills with the capability to engage, inspire and teach adult learners at all levels
  • Ability to create Standard Operating Procedures, Job Aids, and Workflows
  • Ability to effectively deal with ambiguity – can effectively cope with change, can shift gears comfortably, can decide and act without having the total picture, comfortably handles risk and uncertainty in a manner consistent with UnitedHealth Group’s core values 
  • Communicator with skills to flex to different audiences at different levels of understanding and seniority
  • Proven ability to develop and present effectively to a variety of audiences
  • Ability to travel up to 25%
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with electronic care management applications (CommunityCare, ICUE)
  • Experience in project management 
  • Excellent communication, planning, and time management skills
  • Ability to focus and work effectively in a complex and change-oriented work environment
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.

Careers at UnitedHealthcare Community & State. Challenge brings out the best in us. It also attracts the best. That's why you'll find some of the most amazingly talented people in health care here. We serve the health care needs of low income adults and children with debilitating illnesses such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and high-risk pregnancy. Our holistic, outcomes-based approach considers social, behavioral, economic, physical and environmental factors. Join us. Work with proactive health care, community and government partners to heal health care and create positive change for those who need it most. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer 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 bylower 48 law.

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

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