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Job Locations US-IA-Des Moines
Why choose an internship with Wellmark? We strive to offer meaningful work that assists in your professional development and provides value to the team. You will gain valuable experience within the health insurance industry and put the skills and knowledge you’ve acquired in school to practice this summer during our 2022 Summer Internship Program. You will have the opportunity to learn from subject matter experts and leaders within the industry, network with fellow internship program participants, and gain practical, hands-on work experience.   If you’re eager to learn, collaborate with others, demonstrate your potential, develop customer-focused solutions, and grow into an exciting career, we hope you’ll consider an internship with us!    What’s Data Analytics & Governance at Wellmark? This opportunity is in Data Governance which resides within the broader Business Analytics team and works heavily to improve the quality of the data in the data warehouse by influencing data decisions within both Projects and Application Change Requests, as well as to help identify and resolve data issues in production. We believe strongly in continuously improving both our processes and our people, and in creating a work environment that is both effective and enjoyable to work within.   What projects might I support?  Although subject to change, examples of projects are included below: - Support the implementation of a new enterprise Metadata Management application (data about data!) in Informatica EDC and Axon - Support the initiative to expand data quality monitoring & management within a data tool such as Informatica Data Quality (Informatica Analyst/Developer) by setting up rules and building out alerts, scorecards and dashboards - Support Data Governance reporting through the build out of Power BI dashboards -  Ancillary benefits of these projects include: - Ability to understand Wellmark's approach to data management and governing data quality - Work with modern data management and data governance tools (may include SAS as well) - Gain exposure to business analytics and business intelligence practices - Work closely to manage, maintain and enhance data sources behind the scenes from consumption  I’m interested! What’s next? Review the qualifications below. If the position is a match with your background and interests, please submit an application for review.   This internship will start in May of 2022 and could be onsite in Des Moines, Iowa; virtual or hybrid pending Wellmark's return to office strategy. Our focus will be on ensuring the best possible experience given the circumstances at the time; however, you should plan to be located in the Des Moines area for the summer of 2022.   COVID-19 vaccine requirement: Wellmark administers the Federal Employee Health Program (FEP) in Iowa and South Dakota, which makes us a federal contractor subject to the federal contractor COVID-19 vaccine requirement. As a result, after January 4, 2022, all Wellmark employees must be fully vaccinated unless entitled to a medical or religious accommodation. New hires must become fully-vaccinated or have an accommodation approved within a reasonable time after accepting an offer. Unless an accommodation is in place, proof of vaccination will be required.
Job ID
214889
Job Locations US-IA-Des Moines | US-IA-Cedar Rapids | US-SD-Sioux Falls
Help us lead change and transform Wellmark's business The health care industry is changing, and Wellmark is working to help change it for the better. We recognize that our members deserve health care with a focus on quality. We also recognize that health care is complex. We’ve embarked on a journey to support our members use and navigate the health care system in order to help them make clear, informed decisions, and we’re also ensuring that we take a team-centric approach when working with and in support of our members. The work that our diverse business and care teams are doing in collaboration with our health care partners will create these changes, all while working to minimize health care costs.   Use your strengths as Health Services Data & Reporting Specialist I You will be responsible for supporting and monitoring data and reporting for Health Services. You will work with internal stakeholders to produce analysis and develop key insights based on ongoing and ad hoc needs. You will work collaboratively to optimize reporting strategies and support performance management and quality within Health Services. You will understand Health Services programs and JIVA workflows to support reporting strategies and manage documentation for the control and monitoring of policies, procedures, work instructions, and the data management procedures playbook.    Ideal candidates have a solid baseline knowledge of data analytics and reporting tools such as Excel, Business Objects, Power BI and preferably SQL. They are detail oriented with the ability to work independently and collaborate closely with other teammates. They are skilled in testing, data mapping and technical writing for the creation of process documentation and managing metadata. They seek development opportunities and have a passion for learning from their peers.     Wellmark administers the Federal Employee Health Program (FEP) in Iowa and South Dakota, which makes us a federal contractor subject to the federal contractor COVID-19 vaccine requirement. As a result, after January 4, 2022, all Wellmark employees must be fully vaccinated unless entitled to a medical or religious accommodation. New hires must become fully-vaccinated or have an accommodation approved within a reasonable time after accepting an offer. Unless an accommodation is in place, proof of vaccination will be required.
Job ID
215005
Job Locations US-IA-Des Moines
Help us lead change and transform the member experience! The health care industry is changing and Wellmark is working to help change it for the better. We recognize that our clients deserve health care with a focus on quality – not quantity – of care. Through our team within our Sales division, we represent our clients’ and distribution partners’ voices as we deliver new products, technical solutions, and services.  The work that our team does in collaboration with our business partners will create these changes, all while working to minimize health care costs.   Use your strengths at Wellmark as our Team Leader Sales Business Support! In this role, you will lead a multi-functional team comprised of business and technical professionals that support overall sales operations, channel management, and business process support. You will consistently ensure high standards of performance and compliance for agency and agent appointments and agreements, agent of record changes, and channel management policies. As the day-to-day authority for policy review and administration, you will weigh in and also determine when to escalate to management, if necessary. Supporting the ongoing administration of channel management systems and processes across the division will be a critical part of your work. You will also heavily involved in both our internal and external incentive structures.   As a leader of others, you will directly impact the success, growth, and development of team members by setting clear expectations, coaching to each team member’s strengths, and fostering a team-centric work environment. Being a role model in behaviors that demonstrate Wellmark’s Leader Success Expectations and inclusion are essential. In addition, ideal candidates are detailed systems/process thinkers who are skilled at translating strategy into tactics and planning/sequencing work. They love to understand how things work, including applicable rules and regulations. They're effective at creatively solving problems, cultivating ideas, and facilitating and implementing process improvements.
Job ID
215009
Job Locations US-IA-Des Moines
Through effective business partnerships is responsible for selling to and retaining group customers with labor unions. Represent Wellmark to labor organizations at the international, business, and local levels to strategically position Wellmark in collective bargaining processes. Consults with customers to understand their benefit needs and utilizes in depth knowledge of products and labor issues in order to identify the need for potential changes to existing coverage and/or opportunities for cross selling ancillary products or financial services. Formulates and implements a business plan for each group which incorporates customer specific considerations and aligns with corporate or product strategies and initiatives. Collaboration with internal business partners, particularly Account Manager, is essential to the process.   COVID-19 vaccine requirement: Wellmark administers the Federal Employee Health Program (FEP) in Iowa and South Dakota, which makes us a federal contractor subject to the federal contractor COVID-19 vaccine requirement. As a result, after January 4, 2022, all Wellmark employees must be fully vaccinated unless entitled to a medical or religious accommodation. New hires must become fully-vaccinated or have an accommodation approved within a reasonable time after accepting an offer. Unless an accommodation is in place, proof of vaccination will be required.
Job ID
214999
Job Locations US-IA-Des Moines | US-IA-Cedar Rapids | US-SD-Sioux Falls
Job Level: This role can be filled at a UX Researcher or Sr UX Researcher level dending on work experience, skills, and demonstrated ability.  Please apply if you have the minimum experience required below or if you have much more experience!    About the Career:  In this role, you will drive research activities, deriving insights, generating concepts and working with developers and product managers to build and test these concepts. You will conduct user research, analysis & synthesis, persona development, interaction design, and usability testing to create products that align to overall business needs. And you will work across multiple projects collaborating with designers, developers, product managers, and business stakeholders to show the value behind research, what it can do, and why its important.   Our Ideal Candidate:You look forward to engaging with a large variety of research audiences, both inside and outside our organization (i.e. members, agents, providers, employers, etc). You feel effective when you are part of a team and can partner with other UX researchers and/or UX designers on project deliverables. You feel fulfilled when you can provide consultation around the best qualitative research method(s) for the project at hand.   Help us lead change and transform the member experience. The health care industry is changing and Wellmark is working to help change it for the better. We recognize that our health insurance members (customers) deserve health care with a focus on quality – not quantity – of care. We also recognize that health care is complex. We’re working to ensure our organization is positioned to drive deeper understanding of solutions that help our clients navigate the system and make clear, informed decisions, and we’re ensuring that we take a team-centric approach to providing that analysis to our members. Click here to learn more about us and meet a couple of our members (customers).   COVID-19 vaccine requirement: Wellmark administers the Federal Employee Health Program (FEP) in Iowa and South Dakota, which makes us a federal contractor subject to the federal contractor COVID-19 vaccine requirement. As a result, after January 4, 2022, all Wellmark employees must be fully vaccinated unless entitled to a medical or religious accommodation. New hires must become fully-vaccinated or have an accommodation approved within a reasonable time after accepting an offer. Unless an accommodation is in place, proof of vaccination will be required.
Job ID
215002
Job Locations US-IA-Des Moines | US-IA-Cedar Rapids | US-SD-Sioux Falls
Job Level: This role can be filled at a UX Designer I, UX Designer II, or Sr UX Designer or Lead UX Designer level depending on work experience, skills, and demonstrated ability.  Please apply if you have the minimum experience required below or if you have much more experience!    About the Career: In this role, you will serve as an integral part of Wellmark's User Experience Design team, responsible for designing customer facing digital products including responsive websites and mobile applications that drive our digital and user experience strategy. You will be accountable for balancing user and business needs with product requirements and technical constraints, and transforming into userfocused, intuitive interfaces for mobile and web.   Our Ideal Candidate:You have experience with user-centered design best practices; including journey mapping, conceptualizing, prototyping interactions, with an emphasis on wire-framing.  You feel fulfilled when your designs meet the needs of users, and help them achieve their goals. You are engaged by a team that encourages a continual feedback loop to provide input and receive feedback on your ideas.    Help us lead change and transform the member experience. The health care industry is changing and Wellmark is working to help change it for the better. We recognize that our health insurance members (customers) deserve health care with a focus on quality – not quantity – of care. We also recognize that health care is complex. We’re working to ensure our organization is positioned to drive deeper understanding of solutions that help our clients navigate the system and make clear, informed decisions, and we’re ensuring that we take a team-centric approach to providing that analysis to our members. Click here to learn more about us and meet a couple of our members (customers).   COVID-19 vaccine requirement: Wellmark administers the Federal Employee Health Program (FEP) in Iowa and South Dakota, which makes us a federal contractor subject to the federal contractor COVID-19 vaccine requirement. As a result, after January 4, 2022, all Wellmark employees must be fully vaccinated unless entitled to a medical or religious accommodation. New hires must become fully-vaccinated or have an accommodation approved within a reasonable time after accepting an offer. Unless an accommodation is in place, proof of vaccination will be required.
Job ID
215001
Job Locations US-IA-Des Moines | US-IA-Cedar Rapids | US-SD-Sioux Falls
Help us lead change and transform Wellmark's business The health care industry is changing, and Wellmark is working to help change it for the better. We recognize that our members deserve health care with a focus on quality. We also recognize that health care is complex. We’ve embarked on a journey to support our members use and navigate the health care system in order to help them make clear, informed decisions, and we’re also ensuring that we take a team-centric approach when working with and in support of our members. The work that our diverse business and care teams are doing in collaboration with our health care partners will create these changes, all while working to minimize health care costs.   Use your strengths as Health Services Manager – Business Development You will be responsible for the development and management of Health Services information to support Wellmark's Sales and Product teams, including the identification of the Health Services value proposition. You will support the implementation and management of the point source solutions, as well as the development of other key program initiatives as identified through our division roadmap in collaboration with key internal stakeholders. You will also support the Product Teams during the product development process including sharing information regarding Health Services programs/department processes to meet the needs to members.    Ideal candidates have a clinical background with very strong critical thinking, analytic, and project coordination/management skills.  They are skilled and experienced communicators who excel at organizing information, planning out upcoming activities, thinking strategically, demonstrate strong business acumen, and they love bringing strategy to life through their consultation and work product. They enjoy being part of cross-functional teams and are appreciated for their expertise and approach to partnering with others.     Wellmark administers the Federal Employee Health Program (FEP) in Iowa and South Dakota, which makes us a federal contractor subject to the federal contractor COVID-19 vaccine requirement. As a result, after January 4, 2022, all Wellmark employees must be fully vaccinated unless entitled to a medical or religious accommodation. New hires must become fully-vaccinated or have an accommodation approved within a reasonable time after accepting an offer. Unless an accommodation is in place, proof of vaccination will be required.
Job ID
214996
Job Locations US-IA-Des Moines
Use your strengths to help us make health care better. The health care industry is changing, and Wellmark is working to help change it for the better. We recognize that our members deserve health care with a focus on quality. We also recognize that health care is complex. We’re embarking on a journey to help our members use and navigate the health care system in order to help them make clear, informed decisions. Identifying the right talent to support us on this journey is critical to our success.   At Wellmark, our people make the difference. As Talent Acquisition Consultant for the Health Care Innovation division, you will have direct accountability for developing and executing on the strategies necessary to deliver talent aligned with critical business objectives.  Fueled by curiosity and desire to continuously learn, you’ll blend your knowledge of the market, business initiatives, and stakeholder needs as you produce solutions that support our ever-evolving talent strategies. You’ll leverage critical thinking skills and market analysis expertise to align talent acquisition plans with these strategies. You’ll implement tactics to proactively source, recruit, and assess a highly qualified and diverse pool of candidates for a variety of clinical and non-clinical roles. Developing collaborative relationships with HR Business Partners and other HR colleagues will be essential to ensuring the cohesive delivery of exceptional value to the business.   Our ideal candidate will have demonstrated the ability to quickly build business acumen and have a history of delivering memorable candidate and stakeholder experiences. Skilled at time management and juggling priorities, our next team member will be energized and at their best when given the opportunity to balance ongoing strategic consultation with executing to deliver the best talent in the market. An exceptional fit for this role will have exposure to our industry, such as familiarity with health care/insurance operations including familiarity with clinical programs, network management and/or reimbursement models. Experience developing and executing recruitment strategies for both clinical and related non-clinical roles is preferred.     COVID-19 vaccine requirement: Wellmark administers the Federal Employee Health Program (FEP) in Iowa and South Dakota, which makes us a federal contractor subject to the federal contractor COVID-19 vaccine requirement. As a result, after January 4, 2022, all Wellmark employees must be fully vaccinated unless entitled to a medical or religious accommodation. New hires must become fully-vaccinated or have an accommodation approved within a reasonable time after accepting an offer. Unless an accommodation is in place, proof of vaccination will be required.    
Job ID
214985
Job Locations US-IA-Des Moines | US-IA-Cedar Rapids | US-SD-Sioux Falls
About the Team: This team is responsible for production support for Health Services and Provider applications to include Pharmacy and Voice Systems as well as Electronic Data Interchange (EDI).   About the Career:In this role, you will lead and manage a team responsible for systems planning and support for testing, deployment and maintenance of a software system and implementation of business software for the enterprise. You will collaborate and influence the development of implementation plans and business cases for the enterprise, ensuring the quality and production support of delivered solutions. You will collaborate with stakeholders and Wellmark Technology leaders to strengthen our culture, improve the foundation and innovate for the future.   Our Ideal Candidate:Communication, communication, communication! You thrive in an environment where a key priority is communicating with internal stakeholders and application development teams with the intent to collaborate, negotiate, and facilitate through the issue at hand. Because this role is a leader of others, you’ll directly impact the success, growth, and development of team members by setting clear expectations, defining accountabilities, coaching to each team member’s unique strengths and facilitating change. You have a unique ability to provide an overall positive and team-centric work environment. Being a role model in behaviors that demonstrate Wellmark’s core competencies and strengths-focus is a must.    Why Wellmark Technology?Wellmark is building innovative, modern solutions using cutting edge technology. We are driving organizational transformation and business strategy by empowering our technology team to innovate new and elegant solutions to enhance the customer experience. Together, we are leaning into the future, owning the outcome and driving organizational change to transform how we work.   COVID-19 vaccine requirement: Wellmark administers the Federal Employee Health Program (FEP) in Iowa and South Dakota, which makes us a federal contractor subject to the federal contractor COVID-19 vaccine requirement. As a result, after January 4, 2022, all Wellmark employees must be fully vaccinated unless entitled to a medical or religious accommodation. New hires must become fully-vaccinated or have an accommodation approved within a reasonable time after accepting an offer. Unless an accommodation is in place, proof of vaccination will be required.  
Job ID
214978
Job Locations US-IA-Des Moines | US-IA-Cedar Rapids | US-SD-Sioux Falls
About the Career: In this role, you will lead and oversee WaaS (Wellmark as a Service) Information Product Teams organized around key data domains responsible for the analysis, architecture, design, development, and deployment data solutions supporting analytic and operational capabilities across the enterprise . You will serve as a trusted adviser and business partner in the influence of technical solution development in support of business functions. You will be responsible for the development of new solutions aligned to the WaaS target architecture. And you will exhibit technical competencies through the ability to deliver shared technology platforms to be leveraged by the enterprise to meet business objectives.   Our Ideal Candidate:You thrive in an environment where your priority is project execution. You look forward to the opportunity to lead and support your teams maturity of agile practices. Because this role is a leader of others, you’ll directly impact the success, growth, and development of team members by setting clear expectations, defining accountabilities, coaching to each team member’s unique strengths and facilitating change. You have a unique ability to provide an overall positive and team-centric work environment. Being a role model in behaviors that demonstrate Wellmark’s core competencies and strengths-focus is a must.    Why Wellmark Technology?Wellmark is building innovative, modern solutions using cutting edge technology. We are driving organizational transformation and business strategy by empowering our technology team to innovate new and elegant solutions to enhance the customer experience. Together, we are leaning into the future, owning the outcome and driving organizational change to transform how we work.   COVID-19 vaccine requirement: Wellmark administers the Federal Employee Health Program (FEP) in Iowa and South Dakota, which makes us a federal contractor subject to the federal contractor COVID-19 vaccine requirement. As a result, after January 4, 2022, all Wellmark employees must be fully vaccinated unless entitled to a medical or religious accommodation. New hires must become fully-vaccinated or have an accommodation approved within a reasonable time after accepting an offer. Unless an accommodation is in place, proof of vaccination will be required.
Job ID
214992