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UnitedHealth Group

Principle Business Systems Analyst - Telecommute (106132721)

Business Development




Irvine, California, United States

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Establish and maintain relationships with key client stakeholders, Epic and/or other 3rd party vendor representatives, internal EHR personnel, and internal development teams to support and position all parties for success
  • Foster innovation and coordinate with Epic, internal team, and clients to integrate beneficial new functionality, workflow enhancements, and upgrades within reasonable timelines
  • Design and execute EHR developer environment strategy, objectives, and roadmap alignment in support integration and development team goals and with minimal disruption to care delivery organization operations
  • Evaluate internal Optum solutions against external vendor product capabilities
  • Collaborate with internal development teams to evaluate developer environment strengths and weaknesses, identify and recommend enhancements, and the lifecycle of EHR developer environments
  • Serve as a subject matter expert (SME) to create, interpret and apply organizational processes and recommend improvements to improve coordination of efforts between EHR vendors and internal development teams
  • Conduct meetings and presentations to communicate information effectively and in the appropriate form to customers, business users, and technical staff
  • Monitor and track multiple projects and the associated tasks simultaneously and cope with rapidly changing information and circumstances
  • Prepare documentation as needed, which may include: Business Requirements Documents, Current State and Future State Process Flow and Data Flow diagrams, Product Roadmap illustrations, as well as PowerPoint Presentations
  • Develop measurements are used to detect internal problems before they result in user-visible outages or data quality issues
  • Maintain high-quality documentation of data definitions, transformations, and processes to ensure data governance and security

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:

  • BS/BA or equivalent experience
  • 7+ years of work experience in the healthcare environment working directly with business stakeholders and technical development teams
  • 5+ years Epic Analyst experience with Epic certification in one or more Epic modules: EpicCare Ambulatory, Healthy Planet, or MyChart
  • Hands-on experience with different data/application integrations and interfaces (HL7, FHIR, APIs, etc.)
  • Familiar with clinical workflows and healthcare business processes
  • Basic understanding and knowledge of APIs / FHIR resource types
  • Proficient with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of healthcare business experience: Provider network Management, Hospital EMR/Billing system exposure, Revenue Cycle Management understanding, Physician Practice Management, CMS guidelines/mandates to Independent Physicians or Hospitals, Payer-Provider relationship, HEDIS, Member/Patient Risk Management
  • In-depth knowledge of software lifecycle and systems implementation
  • Translates initiatives into actions through a thoughtful, organized, and well-planned approach
  • Comfortable initiating conversations with both business and technology leaders within the organization
  • Comfortable working with a wide variety of stakeholders, including internal development and technical teams, senior leaders and executives, and external third-party vendor development teams
  • Ability to effectively work in a matrixed organization, aligning and developing an outstanding relationship with both internal teams and external partners
  • Adaptable and takes initiative to learn and develop new skill sets as applicable
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented with proven ability to prioritize workload and manage several projects at one time
  • Self-motivated and possesses a high degree of flexibility to respond rapidly to changing goals, work under pressure, and meet deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as presentation skills

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, 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

Technology Careers with Optum. Information and technology have amazing power to transform the health care industry and improve people's lives. This is where it's happening. This is where you'll help solve the problems that have never been solved. We're freeing information so it can be used safely and securely wherever it's needed. We're creating the very best ideas that can most easily be put into action to help our clients improve the quality of care and lower costs for millions. This is where the best and the brightest work together to make positive change a reality. 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.

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary/hourly range for Colorado residents is $97,300 to $176,900. The salary/hourly range for Connecticut/Nevada residents is $97,300 to $176,900. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives

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 by law.

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