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Healthcare Data Analytics Consultant - Eden Prairie, MN or Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group

Eden Prairie, MN
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Healthcare Data Analytics Consultant - Eden Prairie, MN or Telecommute(Job Number:702934)

You are a thought leader who thrives on developing new solutions to solve tough challenges. As a critical member of our business analysis team, you will help rewrite the future of UnitedHealth Group. Here, your analytical and innovative skills will help us with our mission of helping people live healthier lives. Yes, we share a mission that inspires. And we need your organizational talents and business discipline to help fuel that mission. Are you ready to analyze data and deliver bold, business-savvy ideas to impact the lives of millions?

The Healthcare Data Analytics Consultant is a position that supports the operational needs for client clinical and operational performance guarantees.  This includes the ongoing evolution of the clinical models for Optum’s products and services. In this role, you will have the opportunity to make contributions of analysis, coding and quality checks. Join us! Your passion for performance can fuel your life's best work. (sm)


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Independent creation of robust financial analyses
  • Independent creation of 2 stage regression models to support or business
  • Supports the Optum Consumer Solutions Group in using SAS to code production level robust, repeatable and well documented SAS programs to extract health insurance claims and health care operational data
  • Independent creation of ad-hoc financial analyses
  • Produce assigned standard reports and analysis on a timely, efficient and accurate basis
  • Independent creation of technical specifications, design and architecture
  • Production of accurate results to support contractual results and performance guarantees (PGs) for high visibility clients
  • Creates data extracts, cleanses data and produces normative information for calculation
  • Data acquisition and methods vary greatly by client, support both standard and non-standard methods
  • Analyze and manipulate large sets of healthcare data
  • Programming data in SAS, using SDLC methods
  • Up to 40% of the time will be spent on sharing technical expertise within the team and leading others in Unix shell scripting
  • Working with partner teams to perform custom coding in SAS as well as leverage other SAS code
  • Analyzing healthcare claim cost and utilization data from multiple source systems
  • Create user documentation
  • Investigating operational and clinical data to identify and propose solutions for data issues
  • Participate in quality assurance and user acceptance testing by writing test scripts, executing test cases and documenting defects
  • Identify & communicate areas of improvement and be the thought leader on SAS and technology enhancements
  • Proactively design and deliver benchmarking, feasibility and new reporting based on expertise
  • Design improved production reporting capability to enable faster and more automated analytics

Job Business Analysis
Primary Location US-MN-Eden Prairie
Other Location United States
Organization Clinical Analytics
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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