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Oscar Health // health insurance
Los Angeles, California, United States    Posted: Wednesday, August 18, 2021
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Hi, we're Oscar. Were hiring a Program Associate to join our West Region team in our Los Angeles office.

Oscar is a technology-driven, consumer-focused health insurance startup founded in 2012.  Our goal is to make health insurance simple, transparent, & human. We need your help to do so.

About this role:

The West Region team manages the overall performance of our growing individual insurance products in multiple Western states. Our small but mighty team is working on a list of 30+ (and growing!) externally & internally facing initiatives including market expansions, provider & vendor contracting, planning & analytics, compliance reporting, & developing internal capabilities & processes to support future growth. We are looking for a program management manager who can help our team stay focused on our top priorities while making sure that smaller but important items don't get neglected or missed.


  • Manage our team's internal roadmap of initiatives, using cloud-based tools, at varying levels of detail -- from overall high-level strategy to individual project tasks -- including deadlines & ownership. Maintain project plans & status reports. Track key outcome measures by gathering benchmarking & performance data.
  • Organize & facilitate meetings with internal & external audiences including senior leadership: making agendas, taking notes & managing deliverables & deadlines.
  • Track & resolve escalated global issues, coordinating end-to-end issue resolution through research, analysis, root cause identification & remediation, tracking, & summarized reporting. Communicate issue progress to business partners, operational leaders, & stakeholders, altering communication method & detail as needed. 
  • Create communications on business changes, enhancements, & highlights, pulling relevant information from various dashboards & information sources, & creating well-designed, beautiful presentations within branding guidelines, with visual representations of complex concepts. 
  • Collaborate cross-functionally to create business process documentation, such as flow-charts & policy & procedures. Apply knowledge of business process modeling notations (BPMN, EPC, BPEL) to detail processes. Work with cross-functional team members to understand processes, root causes & outcomes, & provide analysis & preparation of recommendations that will drive greater productivity, reduce waste, or eliminate duplication. Plan, manage, & execute cross-functional process improvement initiatives.
  • Establish a network of internal relationships with functional operational departments to effectively & efficiently resolve cross-functional issues. Serve as a central point of contact between department & internal customers on day-to-day programmatic, operational, & administrative matters. 
  • Organize internal & external meetings & complex events, including travel arrangements if required.
  • Manage internal content libraries.
  • Support the team by navigating & completing internal processes for procurement, expense reports, travel arrangements & supplies.


  • Bachelor's Degree or commensurate work experience 

Bonus Points:

  • Health insurance industry experience
  • Experience working at both large & small organizations
  • Lean/Six Sigma Certification
  • BPM Certification (AIIM BPM Certificate, Certification from, ABPMPs Certified Business Process Professional (CBPPBA Certification (CBAP/CCBA, BCS BA Certification, PMI-PBA, etc.)
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Life at Oscar: 

At Oscar, being an Equal Opportunity Employer means more than upholding discrimination-free hiring practices. It means that we cultivate an environment where people can be their most authentic selves & find both belonging & support. We're on a mission to change health care -- an experience made whole by our unique backgrounds & perspectives.

We encourage our members to care for their whole selves, & we encourage our employees to do the same with comprehensive medical benefits, generous paid-time off, paid parental leave, retirement plans, company social events, stocked kitchens, wellness programs, & volunteer opportunities.

Reasonable Accommodation:

Oscar applicants are considered solely based on their qualifications, without regard to applicants disability or need for accommodation. Any Oscar applicant who requires reasonable accommodations during the application process should contact the Oscar Benefits Team ( to make the need for an accommodation known.

Pay Transparency Policy:

Oscar ensures that you won't be discharged or discriminated against based on whether you've inquired about, discussed, or disclosed your pay. Read the full policy here.

COVID-19 vaccine requirements for in-person work: 

To protect the health & safety of our employees, we require any employee conducting in-person work* to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their start date. 

If you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical or protected religious reasons, please reach out to our Benefits team at to submit an accommodations request.

*Note: In-person work includes: employees required to work from our offices (either full-time or part-time), employees conducting sales work in the field & employees conducting at-home or in-person visits with members.

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