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UnitedHealth Group

Sr. Healthcare Data Analyst (SAS) - Telecommute (100069727)

Healthcare

Clinical Data Management

Yearly

No

Shelton, Connecticut, United States

UnitedHealthcare is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

What makes your career greater with UnitedHealth Group? Growth opportunities among the variety of product lines and making an impact on the healthcare system ensures it will always be challenging and exciting.

The Sr. Network Pricing Consultant supports and validates Provider Network (physicians, hospitals, ancillary facilities, etc.) contracting and unit cost management activities through financial and network pricing modeling, analysis, and reporting. Network Pricing Consultants conduct unit cost and contract valuation analysis in support of network contracting negotiations and unit cost management strategies. Responsibilities also include managing unit cost budgets, target setting, performance reporting, and associated financial models.

You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Conduct financial and network pricing modeling, analysis and reporting
  • Perform unit cost and contract valuation analysis in support of network contracting negotiations and unit cost management strategies
  • Lead projects to completion by contributing to database creation, statistical modeling and financial reports
  • Concisely summarize and communicate the results of complex analytics
  • Influence pricing strategies and network configuration decisions using a data driven approach
  • Provide consultative advice on use of data as subject matter expert and interpret / summarize analytical findings
  • Analyze and summarize broad impact of changes in network configurations to premium price differentials
  • Work with cross-functional teams across the organization to make strategic decisions supported by data
  • Anticipate customer needs and proactively develop solutions to meet them
  • Lead the design and creation of analytic models to evaluate financial impact of business strategies
  • Lead the development of strategic initiatives aimed at reducing the total cost of care
  • May lead functional or segment teams or projects
  • Motivate and inspire other team members


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:

  • 6+ years of analytical experience in financial analysis, health care pricing, network management, healthcare economics or related discipline
  • 5+ years of experience with provider payment methodologies and health care products
  • 5+ years of experience in creating and using financial modeling tools, spreadsheets and information acquisition tools
  • Experience in interpreting and reviewing financial modeling results to evaluate the financial impact of contract changes and develop forecasts
  • Expertise in financial impact analysis, risk management and data manipulation
  • Intermediate level proficiency in MS Excel (v-lookup, pivot tables, MACROS)
  • Intermediate level proficiency in MS Access
  • Intermediate level proficiency in Base SAS
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors’ degree
  • Experience with medical coding (CPT, ICD-9, ICD-10, etc.)
  • Experience with Power BI
  • Knowledge of MS SharePoint


To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination 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 at UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual. We all want to make a difference with the work we do. Sometimes we're presented with an opportunity to make a difference on a scale we couldn't imagine. Here, you get that opportunity every day. As a member of one of our elite teams, you'll provide the ideas and solutions that help nearly 25 million customers live healthier lives. You'll help write the next chapter in the history of health care. And you'll find a wealth of open doors and career paths that will take you as far as you want to go. Go further. This is your life's best work.(sm)

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $79,700 to $142,600. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $87,900 to $156,900. 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.

*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 bylower 48 law.

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

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