GR Project Coordinator

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Apr 03, 2018
Jun 02, 2018
Employment Status
Full Time

Health Care that Starts with You!

Join a truly mission-driven organization! Independent, nonprofit UCare is recognized as one of the Minnesota's leading health plans. We provide more than 225,000 members across Minnesota and western Wisconsin with the health coverage plans and services they need to maintain and improve their health. The innovative coverage we create makes a difference for Medicare-eligible individuals, individuals and families enrolled in Minnesota Health Care Programs, such as MinnesotaCare and Medical Assistance, and disabled adults with special health care needs. UCare is growing in size, membership, products, geographic coverage, and employees. We're an organization that's going places. Be part of a team that cares about you, be part of UCare.


At UCare, we deliver high-quality health coverage and services to help members of all ages maintain and improve their health. It's a big job that takes innovative ideas, strategic partnerships, and a commitment to doing the right thing. Above all, it takes a compassionate team that is dedicated to making a real difference in the lives of our members and our communities.


Working at UCare is more than just a career; it's a mission. A mission that defines us as professionals, unites us as an organization, and shapes how we interact with our members and each other. Our values of integrity, community, quality, flexibility, and respect permeate every aspect of our organization - from who we are and how we act, to what we do and how we do it. We owe our continued success to our employees who proudly embody our mission and values in everything they do.


Position Description

This position is responsible to use project management methodology and tools, lead and manage or assist departmental and cross-departmental projects that support the organization's strategic plan/department's annual plan, regulatory requirements, or operational efficiencies. Projects may include leading, coordinating and/or supporting: state/federal regulatory non-financial audits; Medicare Advantage applications and readiness checklists; readiness for, and responses to, state requests for comment or proposals; cross-departmental responses to state/federal concerns; materials timelines and projects; research; and ad hoc projects. Represent Government Relations department for implementation of new systems and draft/update department policies and procedures.

·Create project plans that meet regulatory and business needs for assigned projects. Using project management methodology and tools, develop and maintain project documentation on SharePoint, such as charters and issues logs. Ensure stakeholder access to project documentation.

·Manage project timelines and deliverables. Facilitate and document project meetings to ensure progress towards timelines and deliverables, including escalation, if needed, of decision making needed to continue progress.

·Identify, document and address project challenges by facilitating development of solutions and making recommendations to the department's Associate Directors and/or Vice President.

·Represent Government Relations department in cross-departmental, enterprise-based projects. Keep appropriate department teams informed of project activities and, as needed, manage department assignments.

·Support the development of project budgets. Support Vice President by identifying strategic or operational efficiencies as part of annual budget planning.

·Other projects and duties as assigned.


Bachelor's degree; demonstrated work experience may be considered in lieu of degree.

Required Experience

Two years of demonstrated project management experience, including facilitating and leading cross-functional teams. Understanding of project management concepts and methodologies.

Preferred Experience

Experience leading projects in a health care setting.  Practical experience in managed care, government programs or health plans.  Microsoft Project and/or Gantt charts.  SharePoint.  PMI certification.  Agile SCRUM Master Certification.


UCare is proud to be a recognized Star Tribune Top Workplace for the 8th consecutive year. As a part of our collaborative team, you'll experience the rewards that come with helping others and seeing the positive results of your hard work. We value and respect each individual's ideas and contributions, and give you the freedom to grow both personally and professionally. We are centrally located, and offer onsite education, equipment and wellness resources, a myriad of volunteer activities, and a number of other rewards. If you're looking for a welcoming environment that celebrates what you have to offer, helps you build on your strengths, and gives you the opportunity to truly make a difference, we invite you to apply.

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, we welcome and employ a diverse employee group committed to meeting the needs of UCare, our members, and the communities we serve.


Enter a highly collaborative environment where people are truly engaged, and feedback is valued. You'll enjoy a competitive salary and benefits, as well as a host of other perks, including a nationally recognized wellness program, and a bright, open, award-winning office space in Northeast Minneapolis just minutes from major freeways and retail centers. At UCare, we welcome and employ a diverse employee group committed to meeting the needs of UCare, our members, and the communities we serve.

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