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IT Data Analytics Lead (SAS)- Waltham, MA

UnitedHealth Group

Waltham, MA
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748361 IT Data Analytics Lead SAS Waltham MA

IT Data Analytics Lead (SAS)- Waltham, MA (748361)

Position Description

UnitedHealth Group is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

The Healthcare Data Analytics Lead (SAS) is responsible for Dovetail’s analytic efforts. This work includes:
  • Identifying, through analytic methods, the patients most appropriate for our clinical interventions
  • Client-facing outcomes reporting that shows the resulting benefits of our interventions through improved patient health and lower healthcare costs
  • Participation in the ongoing improvement process around consuming and analyzing client data such as medical and pharmacy claims
This candidate will report to the General Manager, and provide oversight and direction to other members of the Analytics team to design reports and analyze operational and outcomes data, and be a key subject matter contributor to the data warehouse that is under construction. This person will also present results to internal stakeholders, existing and future clients. The successful candidate will be responsible for defining and prioritizing the strategic and tactical tasks for the Analytics team.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Will be a decision maker for improving the state of the art and increasing Analytic Intellectual Property
  • Lead the development and prioritization of improved reporting processes and procedures
  • Provide strategy for data analytics and collection that will increase our ability to improve patient outcomes
  • Design, develop, interpret and present key internal business operational metrics reporting
  • Design, develop, interpret and present post-intervention outcomes reports for client and internal use
  • Provide on-going analysis and recommendations for improvement of Dovetail's operations and clinical interventions
  • Lead development and implementation of publication plan
  • Oversee report development needs including prioritization
  • Conduct on-going refinement of the risk stratification patient selection process


Required Qualifications:
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in the healthcare industry, with some experience in the commercial sector.
  • Be comfortable presenting to all levels, with the ability to translate statistical and analytic terms into business language
  • Understanding business impact is critical to improving our internal processes and seeking to maximize the ROI for our customers
  • Appropriate educational background, preferably with an advanced degree
  • Strong knowledge of analytic, technical and reporting tools such as SAS, SQL, DST Care Analyzer (or equivalent), SSRS, Crystal Reports or other report writing tools is important
  • A thorough understanding of statistical methods is required
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment is important
  • A self-starter and will strive to help others be successful
  • Has the drive to leverage past experience, current and future trends to maximize opportunities to improve health care delivery through innovation
Careers with Dovetail Health. A career with Dovetail Health means you're part of a collaborative effort to improve and enhance medication management programs, reducing complications due to medications one patient at a time. We recently joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, making us part of a global effort to improve lives through better health care. Through our proprietary software system, strategic consulting and integrated clinical services, we provide tailored, effective support to patients and providers. Our programs are powered by robust analytics and specifically focused on interventions that address gaps in care and improve overall outcomes. Take a closer look to learn why a career with Dovetail Health might be the path to discovering 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: Data Analytics, SAS, SQL, DST Care, SSRS, Crystal Reports, Waltham, MA, Massachusetts

Job Details

  • Contest Number748361
  • Job TitleIT Data Analytics Lead (SAS)- Waltham, MA
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

  • Waltham, MA
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

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