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Lead SAS / Statistical Programmer - Eden Prairie, MN

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Eden Prairie, MN
Date:
04/21/2017
Job Code:
1724669
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Lead SAS / Statistical Programmer - Eden Prairie, MN(Job Number:704171)
Description

We're changing the way health care works for the better. That means consulting with our members, partnering with our physicians, and delivering drugs in the most efficient and effective way. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead and direct a team of up to 5 dedicated SAS programmers/analysts
  • Work with applicable stakeholders to develop understanding of the business need to be addressed by the analysis
  • Utilize SAS and other applicable data/analytical tools (e.g. SQL/Excel) to extract and analyze data
  • Identify and utilize applicable data sources and platforms (e.g., claims, membership, transactions, health assessments)
  • Extracting data, cleaning, and merging multiple data sets using applicable UHG data sources
  • Perform data cleaning/QA/verification, as needed (e.g., self-review, peer review)
  • Analyze/interpret the results of the analysis and develop appropriate conclusions and recommendations
  • Compile and disseminate results of data analyses (e.g., data displays, PowerPoint decks, summaries, peer-reviewed publications, research presentations)
  • Communicate technical information effectively to both technical and non-technical audiences (e.g., understand audience needs, translate data into readily-understood terms)
  • Ensure proper documentation of data analysis methods and approaches, adhering to applicable documentation guidelines (e.g., DMS artifacts)
  • Provide technical data support for research studies (e.g., identify and escalate data issues to applicable IT resources)
  • Perform applicable technical support activities, as needed (e.g., manage storage space, archive files, and troubleshoot hardware/software issues)
  • Apply knowledge of coding methods (e.g., NDC, CMS, clinical coding, ICD-9, ICD-10, CPT, DRGs)
  • Apply knowledge of group and individual insurance processes (co-payments, sharing, co-insurance
  • Act as data consultant and subject matter expert in support of client requests

Job Statistical Programming
Primary Location US-MN-Eden Prairie
Other Location 
Organization Ops Consulting
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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