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Data Analyst, Pharmacy Trend Management - Shelton, CT

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758531 Data Analyst Pharmacy Trend Management Shelton CT

Data Analyst, Pharmacy Trend Management - Shelton, CT (758531)

Position Description

Do you like the idea of tracking and effectively managing risk? As a key member of the Pharmacy Trend Team within UHC Employer and Individual, you will support financial goals and help rewrite the company's history. In your role as a Data Analyst, Pharmacy Trend Management, you will be empowered, supported and encouraged to use your analytical expertise to change the future of health care. Join us. There's never been a better time to do your life's best work.(sm)


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Data application:
    • Assist in problem solving and analysis in pharmacy plans and benefits
    • Provide data needed for analytics. Understand the difference in various data applications

    • Initiate, compile, and prepare analytical models, tools, and databases

  • Pharmacy trend management:

    • Provide monthly or quarterly reporting

    • Provide analytical support to forecasting

    • Assist in analytic for insights of trend drivers

    • Assist ad hoc financial reporting

  • Healthcare Affordability Initiative (HCAI):

    • Review and financial sizing for all UHC businesses

    • Assist and perform various HCAI review and understand the drivers for the changes

    • Communicate the modeling and assumption issues

    • Participate in the discussion with other teams

  • Analytics for informed decisions:

    • Assist and provide detailed summaries, reports, and recommendations to assist in managerial decision making

    • Provide support to conduct and document complex analysis and research

    • Assist in developing innovative strategies, policies, and procedures


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Actuarial Science, Math, Economics or a related degree

  • 5+ years of professional full time experience collecting, analyzing and summarizing qualitative/quantitative data

  • 2+ years of experience in a healthcare data analytics role

  • Advanced proficiency working with Microsoft Excel, including formulas, calculations. pivot tables, charts, graphs, etc.

  • Experience working with MS Access

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel including Macros

  • Experience working with Pharmacy data

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)


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.

Keywords: healthcare, analyst, data analyst, healthcare data, excel, pharmacy trends, trending, Shelton, CT, Connecticut


Job Details

  • Contest Number758531
  • Job TitleData Analyst, Pharmacy Trend Management - Shelton, CT
  • Job FamilyActuarial
  • Business SegmentEmployer and Individual

Job Location Information

    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusExempt

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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