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UnitedHealth Group

Senior Healthcare Business Analyst, Tableau & SQL - Telecommute


Healthcare Network Director


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)

No industry is moving faster than health care. And no organization is better positioned to lead health care forward than UnitedHealth Group. We need attention to every detail with an eye for the points no one has considered. The rewards for performance are significant.
As the Sr Healthcare Economics Consultant, you will perform critical research and investigation of key business problems. You will leverage your solid business skills and translate them into solid technical solutions.

Using phenomenal analytical skills, you will develop and improve quantitative data analytics and set performance targets for the enterprise. As a subject matter expert, you will interpret and analyze clinical data from various sources and recommend best approaches for its consolidation.
Your analyses and solutions will be used to directly improve the outcomes and quality of care for our Medicare Advantage members.

If you are located in Eden Prairie, MN, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as well as work in the office twice a week as you take on some tough challenges.

Candidates located outside the Eden Prairie area may telecommute* from anywhere in the U.S.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work with medical professionals and business analysts to identify and build out metrics to measure quality and cost of care as part of the Optimal Care initiative
  • Develop data queries and extracts necessary for network analytics initiatives
  • Interpret and analyze clinical data from various sources and recommend best approaches
  • Provide claims, premium, capitation and membership data in support of provider reporting and utilization analyses
  • Create and update automated processes
  • Produce and review reports

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
  • 5+ years of experience in analytics working with large data sets
  • 2+ years SQL query writing, with advanced level proficiency working with large data sets
  • 2+ years of visualization experience in Tableau
  • Intermediate level of proficiency working with MS Excel including formulas, calculations, charts, graphs, etc.
  • Ability and solid interest in learning the intricacies of the business and translating them to technical solutions
  • 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:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Actuarial Science, or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in health care analytics working with large data sets
  • 2+ years of experience in Python
  • Medical coding experience
  • Experience with claims data
  • Experience using Python data libraries such as pandas
  • Basic understanding of statistical concepts such as linear regression

Keywords: #OptumCorp

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)

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.