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UnitedHealth Group

Senior Business Analyst (109857405)

Business Development

Analyst

Yearly

No

Carson City, Nevada, 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 in Nevada as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for end-to-end business process activities - creating, controlling, and improving business processes
  • Leads process design and project implementation teams in process improvement activities
  • Diagnose process improvement opportunities and develop solutions using principles of process excellence and related tools
  • Responsible for quality reporting, analysis, and audits and for developing plans and programs to support continuous quality improvement using applicable tools
  • Support short and long term operational/strategic business activities - by developing, enhancing, and maintaining operational information and models
  • Work with offshore developers to assist with technical need for the projects
  • Works with minimal guidance; seeks guidance on only the most complex tasks

Competencies:

  • Demonstrate and apply understanding of health care industry (e.g., specific business capabilities, functions, processes, and business cycles)
  • Demonstrate understanding of the difference between business requirements and technical solutions
  • Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Good communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Monitor project’s progress
  • Identify risks on a timely manner and ensure proper escalation to client management, while proposing mitigation actions
  • Highlight strategic decisions to be made by client management
  • Facilitate the communication between all involved stakeholders
  • Proficient in PowerPoint and Excel
  • Motivated and driven with the ability to deliver to deadlines
  • Ambitious and dedicated to achieving objectives of the Programme
  • Define and update the project schedule to track/measure progress of the requirements-gathering process (e.g., status, milestones, tasks, deliverables)
  • Define approach for storing and updating business requirements (e.g., SharePoint)
  • Adhere to established project lifecycle standards/requirements (e.g., Agile, SDLC)
  • Collaborate with business and technical stakeholders (e.g., business owners, process owners, domain experts) to identify specific business requirements
  • Facilitate all needed requirements-gathering activities (e.g., meetings, workshops, JAD sessions)
  • Develop business context diagrams (e.g., business data flows, process flows) to analyze/confirm the definition of project requirements
  • Collaborate with technology stakeholders (e.g., System Analysts, architects) to communicate business and technical requirements
  • Collaborate with project team members to create detailed requirements documents (e.g., PRDs, Requirements Specifications, assumptions, and constraints, VFQs, user stories)
  • Manage/update requirements documents as needed throughout the design/development process (e.g., document revisions, change requests)
  • Perform reviews with all stakeholders to obtain approval/sign-off of project requirements documents (e.g., walkthroughs)
  • Seek opportunities to improve operating efficiencies/effectiveness (e.g., downstream impacts, role/responsibility realignment, enhanced business value)

What are the reasons to consider working for UnitedHealth Group? Put it all together - competitive base pay, a full and comprehensive benefit program, performance rewards, and a management team who demonstrates their commitment to your success. Some of our offerings include:

  • Paid Time Off which you start to accrue with your first pay period plus 8 Paid Holidays
  • Medical Plan options along with participation in a Health Spending Account or a Health Saving account
  • Dental, Vision, Life& AD&D Insurance along with Short-term disability and Long-Term Disability coverage
  • 401(k) Savings Plan, Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Education Reimbursement
  • Employee Discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Voluntary Benefits (pet insurance, legal insurance, LTC Insurance, etc.)
  • More information can be downloaded at: http://uhg.hr/uhgbenefits

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:

  • Bachelor’s degree or 2+ years of Business Analyst experience
  • Intermediate to advanced level knowledge of MS Office Suite including MS Excel, MS Power Point, MS Project, Outlook & SharePoint
  • 6 months of experience with Tableau & PowerBI – Data Visualization basic knowledge
  • 6 months of experience in Agile/ITIL Methodology firm understanding
  • Current resident in the state of Nevada
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state, and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Six Sigma/Lean Trained
  • Good communication
  • Health care /TPA operations
  • MS Project or other Work Planning Tool

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)

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Nevada residents is $28.85 to $51.30. 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.

Keywords: #RPO, #GREEN, Nevada, Lean, Six Sigma

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