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Healthcare Consultant - West Region Texas Preferred or Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group

Houston, TX
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739496 Healthcare Consultant West Region Texas Preferred or Telecommute

Healthcare Consultant - West Region Texas Preferred or Telecommute (739496)

Position Description

The Healthcare Consultant provides consistent, effective, high-quality support to customer relationship owners as a critical enabler that positions UnitedHealth Group as a trusted advisor to its customers. This position will be supporting various markets.
This HAC role supports 20 NA Non-VHP clients located in the Texas.  We are seeking interested candidates who would like to join the National Account Team.  See below for a brief job description to assist you in evaluating your interest.

If you are located in the West region, Texas preferred, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.


Primary Responsibilities:
  • Analyze and interpret various forms of utilization and healthcare data to identify potential areas for medical cost improvements via products, services, and other market trends including ROI projections
  • Deliver client specific annual reports, representing high-level, UHC/Optum performance metrics, as applicable
  • Review UHC/Optum analytic reports to ensure consistency across departments, as applicable
  • Participate in customer meetings as subject matter expert to present findings and recommendations to customers
  • Quantify value generated by historically implemented solutions
  • Negotiate complex situations and sensitive situations with a win-win attitude
  • Communicate information openly and in an articulate and professional manner
  • Serve as a trusted advisor to internal and external customers on healthcare cost and quality topics
  • Accountable for timely preparation and delivery of all health analytic deliverables, including ad hoc consultative and analytic support as defined by the customer
  • Demonstrate  Health Plan Manager in a live environment
  • Support and present at finalist meetings
  • Collaborate within and support RFP process
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience with data analysis, interpretation, synthesis and presentation for conveying results and recommendations to internal/external customers.
  • Strong computer skills particularly in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Knowledgeable of healthcare cost and quality topics
  • Knowledgeable and able to speak to emerging healthcare industry trends
  • Travel will be required 25% of the time to go to customer sites
Primary Location:
  • We are looking for individuals who are located in the West Region,  Texas location is preferred. Telecommuting is an option
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)


*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.

Job Details

  • Contest Number739496
  • Job TitleHealthcare Consultant - West Region Texas Preferred or Telecommute
  • Job FamilyHealthcare Economics
  • Business SegmentEmployer and Individual

Job Location Information

  • Houston, TX
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionYes
  • 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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