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Healthcare Economics Consultant - Phoenix, AZ

UnitedHealth Group

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756778 Healthcare Economics Consultant Phoenix AZ

Healthcare Economics Consultant - Phoenix, AZ (756778)

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.
As the Healthcare Economics Consultant 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. As the Consultant, you will interpret and analyze clinical data from various sources and recommend best approaches for its consolidation. 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)
Primary Responsibilities:

  • Interpret and analyze claims, premium, capitation, membership and provider data in support of financial, clinical, medical, operational,  and utilization analyses

  • Collect, manipulate healthcare data; create Key Performance Indicator (KPI) reporting

  • Support projects to completion by contributing to database creation, statistical modeling and financial reports

  • Create and update automated processes within client databases

  • Analyze reporting tools utilized by the internal customer groups

  • Performs data analytics in support of trend identification, initiative, program development and validation

  • Solves complex problems and develops innovative solutions

  • Communicate results to relevant audiences and incorporates results into medical forecast

  • Provides ongoing communications on project status, results, and conclusions from analyses

Required Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of work experience in a corporate setting

  • 1+ years of health care experience working with claims data and medical codes

  • Proficiency in performing data analytics

  • Intermediate level of proficiency with SQL, SAS and / or other statistical program

  • Intermediate level of proficiency working with MS Excel including formulas, calculations, charts, graphs, etc.

  • Intermediate level of proficiency with Tableau 


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Statistics, Finance or Health Administration or related field

  • Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)

  • Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)

  • Microsoft Visual Studio

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company 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: claims, data analysis, SQL, SAS, Tableau


Job Details

  • Contest Number756778
  • Job TitleHealthcare Economics Consultant - Phoenix, AZ
  • Job FamilyHealthcare Economics
  • Business SegmentOptum Consumer Solutions Group

Job Location Information

  • Phoenix, AZ
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelYes, 25 % of the Time
  • 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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