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UnitedHealth Group

Sr. Healthcare Economics Consultant - Remote

Healthcare

Healthcare Network Director

No

Plymouth, 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)

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develops reporting suite that supports medical management - utilization management, clinical cost reduction, process adherence and KPI measures
  • Understands clinical programs, identifies appropriate reporting solutions and approaches
  • Understands data structure and content, performs detailed data analysis, writes complex SQL queries to identify trend drivers, medical cost trends, membership trends, and distributes data for forecast reporting and decision making
  • Follows data visualization best practices, creates and maintains report development related templates and artifacts
  • Ensures high quality output, perform validations and detailed data analysis, drives report development and validation processes
  • Demonstrates solid analytic and communication skills to build a portfolio of dashboards
  • Proactive and diligent in identifying and communicating design and development issues and recommending potential solutions


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 in Economics, Statistics, Finance, Health Administration, Mathematics, or related field
  • 5+ years of Healthcare prior authorization and census domain knowledge in a data warehouse environment
  • 5+ years of Data Visualization (PowerBI, Tableau, Cognos, Business Objects or similar) and experience developing reports
  • 5+ years of SQL (Oracle, SAS, SQL Server, Teradata or similar), including complex queries and stored procedures

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Agile Scrum/Kanban, work experience in Rally
  • Code versioning tools, work experience in GitHub
  • Demonstrated ability to meet tight deadlines, follow development standards and effectively raise critical issues with potential solutions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with demonstrated ability to present ideas and concepts to senior leadership

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, Nevada, or New York City Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $82,100 to $146,900. The salary range for Connecticut/Nevada/New York City 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 employees working remotely 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.

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