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Senior Healthcare Star Ratings Statistician - Minnetonka, MN

UnitedHealth Group

Minnetonka, MN
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733050 Senior Healthcare Star Ratings Statistician Minnetonka MN

Senior Healthcare Star Ratings Statistician - Minnetonka, MN (733050)

Position Description

The Stars Data Analytics Team works within Medicare and Retirement Finance to deliver predictive modeling of CMS quality ratings (stars), comparative effectiveness studies, and strategy recommendations to regional and executive leadership. This senior statistician role in the area of star ratings works primarily on developing, owning, and maintaining predictions for several performance metrics, datasets, tools, models, analyses and reports including, but not limited to competitive and regional data, member level factor analysis, goal setting, and predictive modeling.
Key accountabilities will include, but will not be limited to:
  • Monitor historical and current data trends in order to make recommendations and predictions
  • Perform statistically sound modeling and analyses with application to current business needs
  • Present data and analysis in a meaningful and easy to understand manner to influence and provide guidance on data driven strategic decisions
  • Anticipate customer needs and proactively develop solutions to meet them
  • Develop both automated and customized reports.
  • Provide explanations and information to others and serve as a key resource on complex and/or critical issues
  • Interface with non-technical cross functional teams communicating results in a meaningful/actionable way and providing input and guidance based on data and analytics

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide transparent, accurate, reliable, and documented monthly predictions for accountable measure
  • Complete ad hoc analysis based on a wide variety of Star Rating data as needed
  • Investigate, validate and asses new sources of data
  • Develop new predictive models balancing statistical rigor with efficient business application
Required Qualifications:
  • Graduate degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Applied Statistics, Biostatistics, or the like required
  • 5+ years of academic and/or professional experience conducting statistical modeling
  • 5+ years of SAS programming experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • SQL programming skills
  • Previous CMS (Center for Medicare/Medicaid Service) Star Rating, Medicare, healthcare quality programs, or pay for performance experience
  • Experience with measuring and monitoring performance metrics
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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: Statistician, SAS programming, SQL, Medicare, Medicaid, Minnetonka, MN, Minnesota, Telecommute

Job Details

  • Contest Number733050
  • Job TitleSenior Healthcare Star Ratings Statistician - Minnetonka, MN
  • Job FamilyHealthcare Economics
  • Business SegmentUnitedHealthcare Finance

Job Location Information

  • Minnetonka, 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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