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Healthcare Economic Consultant - Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group

Cypress, CA
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755405 Healthcare Economic Consultant Telecommute

Healthcare Economic Consultant - Telecommute (755405)

Position Description

Some people take things as they come. Others relentlessly push themselves to go farther. Combine health care and technology, which are two of the fastest - growing fields on the planet, with UnitedHealth Group's culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get: industry-leading health care services at a company that's improving the lives of millions. The rewards for performance are significant.


As the Health Care Economics Consultant you will support the data integration from multiple sources and conduct research and investigation of key business problems. Using exception analytical skills, you will develop and improve data management techniques and support quantitative data analytics for the enterprise. As a subject matter expert, you will interpret and analyze data from various sources and recommend best approaches for its consolidation. You will participate in projects identifying potential areas for improvement in data management and usage. Your analyses will be used to create viable, real-world solutions in a complex health care landscape. The work is as challenging as it is rewarding. You'll open doors to new opportunities. 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)


You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide claims, premium, capitation and membership data in support of utilization analyses
  • Create and update automated processes
  • Perform regular and repeatable data extraction, aggregation, and quality checking from multiple sources and tables in support of trend identification, root cause analysis
  • Analyze data or data sources utilized by internal customer groups
  • Asses and interpret business requirements and propose technical solutions
  • Identify solutions to non-standard requests and problems
  • Solve moderately complex problems and/or conduct moderately complex analyses
  • Work with minimal guidance; seek guidance on complex tasks
  • Translate concepts into practice
  • Provide explanations and information to others on data availability, content and interpretation
  • Research data quality questions; present findings; and suggest solutions as necessary
  • Create custom data extracts and aggregation processes in support of one time studies
  • Participate in projects by contributing to database creation, maintenance, and enhancement
  • Create reporting tools to investigate sources of variations
  • Produce and review reports

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years of work experience in a corporate setting
  • 1+ years of health care experience working with claims data and medical codes 
  • 2+ years of experience in healthcare data analytics
  • Intermediate level proficiency with SAS
  • Advanced level of proficiency working with MS Excel
  • Experience working with large data sets (100M+ rows, and with multiple data sets concurrently)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Must be a detail - oriented self-starter, critical thinker, with analytic skills and evidence of creative, proactive problem solving
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite
  • Proficiency with SQL
  • Advanced SAS skills
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities

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 Keywords: Data Analyst, Reporting Analyst, SAS, SQL, Cypress, CA, California, Rockville, MD, Maryland, Telecommute, Telecommuter, Telecommuting, Remote, Work from home

Job Details

  • Contest Number755405
  • Job TitleHealthcare Economic Consultant - Telecommute
  • Job FamilyHealthcare Economics
  • Business SegmentEmployer and Individual

Job Location Information

  • Cypress, CA
    United States
    North America
  • Other LocationsRockville, MD

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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