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UnitedHealth Group

Business Analysis Consultant - Telecommute (106789044)

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)

This is an exciting role in the growing OptumCare Services division within UnitedHealth Group. The Clinical Performance (CP) team within OptumCare Services is charged with establishing controls to maintain compliance, provide strategic insights to our operators, and align risk adjustment activities across the business.

This position will be responsible for supporting and organizing the strategic initiatives related to Risk Adjustment across OptumCare Services. This includes building relationships, facilitating cross-functional programs, supporting in developing leadership presentations, and managing projects that require collaborative work across the team. This "jack of all trades" should demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, bring a curious attitude, and thrive on details.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage daily team operations at varying levels of staff and across multiple functions/departments
  • Serve as a go-to resource to resolve issues, provide organization, and general support
  • Create and/or tailor project plans to specific use-case and ability to adapt them to meet business needs and changing priorities
  • Conduct regular and ad hoc meetings to review and discuss updates, progress, outstanding issues, etc.
  • Make presentations to leadership on project updates, progress, etc.
  • Proactively recognize and celebrate team contributions to a project

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 equivalent experience
  • Experience working across a cross-functional, matrixed team - influencing others and gaining alignment
  • Healthcare experience
  • Exceptional writing, presentation and speaking skills, with demonstrated experience leading project-focused meetings
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, PPT, Teams, Visio, and Outlook

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years business operations experience, with project management experience
  • Risk adjustment experience
  • Proven organization skills with ability to work with ambiguity

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.