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Senior Business Analyst, Programs Optimization Team (Ideation and Savings Growth) - Eden Prairie, MN

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Eden Prairie, MN
Date:
02/20/2018
2018-02-202018-03-21
Job Code:
747143
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747143 Senior Business Analyst Programs Optimization Team Ideation and Savings Growth Eden Prairie MN

Senior Business Analyst, Programs Optimization Team (Ideation and Savings Growth) - Eden Prairie, MN (747143)

Position Description

Position Description:
 
 
You dream of a great career with a great company - where you can make an impact and help people.  We dream of giving you the opportunity to do just this.  And with the incredible growth of our business, it’s a dream that definitely can come true. Already one of the world’s leading Healthcare companies, UnitedHealth Group is restlessly pursuing new ways to operate our service centers, improve our service levels and help people lead healthier lives.  We live for the opportunity to make a difference and right now, we are living it up.
 
This opportunity is with one of our most exciting business areas: Optum - a growing part of our family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group a Fortune 6 leader.
 
Optum helps nearly 60 million Americans live their lives to the fullest by educating them about their symptoms, conditions and treatments; helping them to navigate the system, finance their healthcare needs and stay on track with their health goals. No other business touches so many lives in such a positive way. And we do it all with every action focused on our shared values of Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation and Performance.
 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Identifies and implements the appropriate Payment Integrity solution for initiatives through in-depth end-to-end process knowledge
  • Researches and responds to inquiries and makes referrals to appropriate resources
  • Actively participates in program / project related meetings / discussions
  • Meets FWAE savings targets
  • Supports intake processes to vets’ concepts to ensure appropriateness and alignment with the Program Optimization Team’s operational capability
  • Research and take appropriate action to LEAN out the process
  • Initiate and performing data validation and quality control checks
  • Participates in strategic planning with regards to program development
  • Play a key role in designing new deployment plans or re-designing existing ones to facilitate the execution of programs / projects
  • Identify and provide input on project / program level reports
  • Prepares project / program level reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends
  • Build methods to monitors project progress for tracking activity, resolving problems, publishing progress reports and recommending actions
  • Provides project management support to complex programs for specific workstreams and deliverables
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) or High School Diploma with 5+ years of equivalent experience required
  • 5+ years of experience in a business analysis role with at least 2+ years of experience working within in the medical industry as a business analyst
  • Experience creating pivot tables, creating formulas, and merging data within Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Visio (create process flows with multiple swim lanes)
  • Microsoft PowerPoint (create and modify presentations)
  • 1+ years of experience providing data analysis and modeling for applications
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous experience with project management preferred
Soft Skills:
  • Previous experience identifying process improvement in a fluid and dynamic environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with strong project management skills and an entrepreneurial, self-motivated attitude
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, a strong work ethic, and demonstrated teamwork skills
  • Ability to function independently and effectively in a self-directed environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to work and present effectively with all levels of leadership, as well as, business partners in other UHG entities
  • Ability to understand and influence the necessary and appropriate actions
  • Proven ability to operate in a highly dynamic environment
  • Program / project success; a bias for action is critical.
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.
 
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.
 
Keywords: Senior Business Analyst, Programs Optimization Team, Ideation and Savings Growth, Eden Prairie, MN, Optum Operations, Optum Ops, Payment Integrity

Job Details

  • Contest Number747143
  • Job TitleSenior Business Analyst, Programs Optimization Team (Ideation and Savings Growth) - Eden Prairie, MN
  • Job FamilyClaims
  • Business SegmentOptum Operations

Job Location Information

  • Eden Prairie, MN
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • 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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