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Associate Director Healthcare Economics: Data Strategies - Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group

Eden Prairie, MN
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Associate Director Healthcare Economics: Data Strategies - Telecommute(Job Number:728306)

Some people take things as they come. Others relentlessly push themselves to go farther. As a thought leader you thrive on developing new solutions to solve tough challenges. A Health Care Economics career at UnitedHealth Group offers you an unmatched place to develop your career among a richly diverse group of businesses driven by the power and stability of a leading health care organization. It's a combination you won't find anywhere else.


As an Associate Director of Healthcare Economics, concentrating on Data Strategies, you will be providing direction to further advance the National Healthcare Economics data warehouse and analytics toolset.  You will be supporting a variety of analysts and consultants, as they provide statistical findings and conclusions to OptumCare leadership, specifically in the areas of medical cost improvements and population health. This is the challenge of a lifetime. Come help us heal and strengthen the health care system as you do your life's best work.(sm)


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform critical research and investigation of key business problems

  • Coordinate with data owners and users to channel key information sources to national data warehouses

  • Develop and improve national team’s analytics toolset, specifically in areas of medical expense, utilization tracking, and population health

  • Manage and lead projects from conceptualization to completion

  • Contribute to database creation, statistical modeling and financial reporting

  • Oversee staff of on- and off-shore analysts and developers to help move forward key initiatives

This role is an associate director / leadership position, with expectations of being an individual contributor.  The position will operate across OptumCare businesses, reporting through the Analytics and Infrastructure team, and partnering directly with our Affordability and Embedded Analytics Support team.  In addition to analytics skills, strong candidates should have exceptional consultative and team-oriented skills.




Job Healthcare Econ & Analytics
Primary Location US-MN-Eden Prairie
Other Location United States
Organization OptumCare Finance
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 1
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UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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