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Healthcare Data Analyst - San Antonio, TX

UnitedHealth Group

San Antonio, TX
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756007 Healthcare Data Analyst San Antonio TX

Healthcare Data Analyst - San Antonio, TX (756007)

Position Description

No industry is moving faster than health care. And no organization is better positioned to lead health care forward than UnitedHealth Group. We need attention to every detail with an eye for the points no one has considered. You will work to deliver solutions for the full spectrum of disease states, health events and medical, behavioral and pharmacy health services.


As the Health Care Data Analyst, you will design and develop reports and analyze data to measure clinical outcomes, network performance and methodology levers. You will investigate key business problems through quantitative analyses of utilization and health care costs data. The work is as challenging as it is rewarding. You'll open doors to new opportunities. You'll grow and develop professionally. And you'll add exponentially to your skill set. This is where bold people with big ideas are writing the next chapter in health care. Join us. There's never been a better time to do your life's best work.(sm)

The purpose of the Health Care Data Analyst is to help identify areas for medical cost savings and utilization improvements across all markets primarily through cost/process analysis and financial forecasting / modeling.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Research, retrieve, design and deliver organized analytics and reporting of medical claims
  • Analyze benchmarking data, reports, processes and measurements for key managed care indicators

  • Forecast costs, utilization trends and create financial models using claims and other healthcare data

  • Contract analysis

  • Develop/document business, analysis and reporting requirements

  • Assist in making decisions of considerable impact and consequence involving healthcare expense trends

  • Independently interpret data, facts and/or trends

  • Develop innovative approaches to achieve deliverables

  • Ad hoc analysis

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of professional experience in a data analysis, finance, or accounting role

  • At least a basic proficiency with SQL

  • Advanced level of proficiency with MS Excel

  • Prior experience with Tableau or Power BI

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Managed care experience
  • Proficient query-writing skills

  • Ability to interact effectively with different business departments, team members, and external clients at all levels

  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal

  • Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills

  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and drive results

  • Desire to make an impact, manage multiple tasks, and shift priorities quickly

Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 90,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to 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: healthcare, health care, data, analysis, finance, economics, SQL, Excel, Tableau, Power BI, managed care, San Antonio, TX, Texas

Job Details

  • Contest Number756007
  • Job TitleHealthcare Data Analyst - San Antonio, TX
  • Job FamilyHealthcare Economics
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

  • San Antonio, TX
    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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