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Director of Healthcare Economics - Minnetonka, MN

UnitedHealth Group

Minnetonka, MN
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745572 Director of Healthcare Economics Minnetonka MN

Director of Healthcare Economics - Minnetonka, MN (745572)

Position Description

We invite you to bring your performance, ideas and innovations to an elite team within a culture built for collaboration. At UnitedHealth Group, we seek individuals who have the ability to drive change, take appropriate risks and influence individuals at all levels of the organization. The Director of Healthcare Economics within UHC Medicare & Retirement will lead a team that owns an analytical database central to critical analysis of Medicare Advantage utilization, cost, and clinical quality data. The director will proactively identify and integrate new data sources, manage execution of enhancements, and lead a continual dialogue around healthcare data and analysis throughout the organization. As a subject matter expert, the director will recommend best approaches to transform the healthcare industry. Join us. There's never been a better time to do your life's best work.(sm)
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Lead and develop your team of analysts/developers to provide
    • Analysis and expertise
    • Data warehousing, cleansing, standardization
  • Build strong relationships within the organization including finance, IT, product, actuarial/underwriting, clinical, and operations
  • Own a foundational database supporting analysis of medical utilization and cost across the organization
  • Translate highly complex concepts in ways that can be understood by a variety of audiences including senior leaders
  • Effectively direct and leverage a well-integrated UHG group engaged in a consulting arrangement with UHC finance
  • Understand and explain drivers of health care trends (i.e. medical cost trends, utilization, care quality metrics, etc.)
  • Initiate and foster unique and innovative solutions and ideas
  • Bring disparate data together with knowledge of health care and government policy to develop and communicate sound business recommendations to leaders throughout the organization
  • Quickly grasp the complexities, interrelationships and conceptual themes among problems and issues
Required Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of experience in analysis or data management of complex data
  • 2+ years of supervisory experience over analytical staff
  • Bachelor's degree in Math, Statistics, Data Science, Computer Science, or a related degree
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact collaboratively with internal customers across multiple departments and business segments
  • Experience in prioritizing work on multiple complex assignments with ongoing deadlines
  • Ability to approach issues from broad strategic perspective while also focusing on the details
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in identifying healthcare trends
  • Command of data storage theory and design
  • Experience with Medicare Advantage products
  • Experience in CMS Star Ratings or healthcare quality programs
  • SQL, SAS, Oracle, Hadoop, Hive, Python, R, Excel, VBA, Linux/Bash, Spark skills
Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 6 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can 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.
Job Keywords: Medicare, Medicare Advantage, Part D, CMS, Star Ratings, healthcare, Minnetonka, MN, Minnesota, actuary, ASA, statistician, comparative effectiveness, predictive modeling, analysis, data analysis, SAS, SQL, R, Hadoop, Hive, VBA, Python, Linux, Bash, Spark

Job Details

  • Contest Number745572
  • Job TitleDirector of Healthcare Economics - Minnetonka, MN
  • Job FamilyHealthcare Economics
  • Business SegmentUnitedHealthcare Finance

Job Location Information

  • Minnetonka, MN
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelDirector
  • 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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