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UnitedHealth Group

VA CCN Network Analyst - 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)

As a VA CCN Network Analyst, you'll dig into data to investigate root causes of network performance. You'll roll up your sleeves as you assist with projects and collaborate on network deliverables. In this role, you will build relationships across the program and network teams in order to make meaningful improvements that will positively impact Veteran’s lives and improve the VA’s Health System. This position requires solid analytical skills to thrive in a fast-paced environment as well as be comfortable with management exposure.

As a VA CCN Network Analyst, your analytical skills will be utilized daily. You'll take on tough challenges and create innovative solutions that impact the bottom line. Along the way, you'll grow, develop, and energize your career while you do your life's best work.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assess and audit provider network accessibility using deliverables and other available network performance objective reporting to proactively identify potential gaps. Track progress toward closing the identified gap
  • Work with the regional Network Directors, CCET Leadership, and Veteran Experience Officers (VEO’s) to anticipate and monitor customers trends for demands on care, develop plans, and sets goals that lead to improved network effectiveness and efficiency for each VAMC and VISN
  • Collaborate with Business partners to complete all required network related deliverables, for on time delivery to the customer
  • Manages assigned deliverables and maintains deliverables status tracking system, including future deliverables planning
  • Assists Program leadership with making data-based decisions to enhance contract performance
  • Analyze data to solve a wide variety of business problems and creation of data visualizations (Tableau and/or Power BI) that drive strategic vision
  • Establish and maintain effective professional relationships with key upstream and downstream partners
  • Identify and interpret provider data leading to insight and communicating corrective action needed
  • Perform root cause analysis of provider data issues and give recommendations to correct
  • Leverage existing talent and expertise within department to drive efficiency and effectiveness

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:

  • 2+ years related experience in data analysis and data management
  • Proficient experience with Microsoft Office programs, with advanced Excel capabilities
  • Experience in managing data to support and influence decisions on day-to-day operations, strategic planning, and specific business performance issues (deliverables)
  • Experience planning, prioritizing, organizing, and completing complex work efforts to meet established objectives
  • Experience presenting and communicating data findings to a variety of stakeholders
  • US Citizen

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Health Care, Business or other related field, or equivalent combination of education, experience and/or applicable military experience
  • DHA / VA / Government contract experience
  • Experience with Data Visualization Tools (Tableau)
  • Experience in the healthcare industry
  • Experience in provider network management
  • Military and/or VA experience
  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills including ability to link pivots to external data sources, creating pivot tables and summarizing data into reports and dashboards

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

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Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $66,100 to $118,300. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $72,800 to $129,900. 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 by law.

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