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UnitedHealth Group

Sr Business Analyst - Optum Practice Assist - Telecommute (108969651)

Business Development




Eden Prairie, Minnesota, 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 is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There is no room for error. If you are looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

The Optum Practice Assist Sr. Business Analyst is responsible for gathering/defining business, operational and analytical requirements that support the strategic vision of the Practice Assist provider facing platform. This role will require a candidate able to develop a deep understanding of Optum risk and quality programs. This includes data analytics, operational end to end processes, process management supporting platforms and tools and stakeholder roles and needs. The Sr. Business Analyst will have diverse responsibilities supporting the business transformation and strategic product management teams to ideate and develop necessary platform capabilities, business rules, data integration strategies, ad hoc analytics support, provider enablement transformation planning and all responsibilities that contribute to an accurate, congruent and reliable experience across the platform.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Gather and prioritize business requirements, design and deliver solutions in partnership with product and technical teams
  • Interact with a variety of cross functional areas such as Business, Technology, Product, Operations, Program/Project Management, Quality Assurance, and wide variety of upstream application SMEs to define data needs and dependencies
  • Create and manage a process to quickly and accurately assess the impact of data changes and issues across the system
  • Establish and maintain a library of business rules, data flows and integration details that can be used as a source of truth by technical and business teams
  • Creating functional diagrams representative of the data flows necessary for our program delivery
  • Partner with data and integration delivery teams to ensure high quality, reliable and automated solutions
  • Support with ongoing and ad hoc data analysis reporting to evaluate platform performance and user feedback

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:

  • Bachelors and/or Masters Degree
  • 5+ years of experience working as a Business Systems Analyst, Technical Product Manager, Operations Lead in a large, complex US organization
  • 3+ years in healthcare - preferably payer or risk and quality space
  • 3+ years of experience communicating with senior level business leaders and stakeholders

Preferred Qualifcations:

  • Clinical experience
  • Risk and Quality experience

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

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $82,100 to $146,900. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $90,500 to $161,600. 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.

*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 by law.

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