Healthcare Data Analyst - Telecommute

Unitedhealth Group Inc. Franklin , TN 37064

Posted 2 months ago

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

This role will prepare you for significant career growth as you shift to a gear you didn't know you had in you. So the contributions you'll make as a Data Analyst at Optum, the pride you will feel, the smile that will keep you company on your way home are all ways that you'll know what you do here really matters. Your work will not just be important, it will be historic. Here at Optum we have an opportunity to influence and improve the healthcare experience for everyone! That's why someday, you will look back at the things you achieved here and realize that you did your life's best work.

Positions in this function are responsible for the management and manipulation of mostly structured data, with a focus on building business intelligence tools, conducting analysis to distinguish patterns and recognize trends, performing normalization operations and assuring data quality. Depending on the specific role and business line, example responsibilities in this function could include creating specifications to bring data into a common structure, creating product specifications and models, developing data solutions to support analyses, performing analysis, interpreting results, developing actionable insights and presenting recommendations for use across the company. Roles in this function could partner with stakeholders to understand data requirements and develop tools and models such as segmentation, dashboards, data visualizations, decision aids and business case analysis to support the organization. Other roles involved could include producing and managing the delivery of activity and value analytics to external stakeholders and clients.

You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Generally work is self-directed and not prescribed

  • Works with less structured, more complex issues

  • Serves as a resource to others

  • Data analysts are responsible for working in conjunction with business analysts to develop, test, implement, and maintain production review opportunities and trends

  • Create complex SQL algorithms to data mine member and claims data for clients

  • Focus on driving productivity and quality to aid business partners in achieving and exceeding monthly goals

  • Use SQL to identify data abnormalities that impact analytic rule development and performance

  • Organize and execute multiple recurring and adhoc tasks and projects at the same time

  • Develop metrics to provide forecasting of new rule values and FTE needs

  • Update SOP documents for each new rule and maintenance of existing rules

  • Monthly analysis of rule performance; forecasted vs. actuals

  • Create weekly management reports outlining work completed and issues encountered

  • Formulate fact-based decisions and propose process improvements, including designing proof of concept analyses.

  • Ideation, development, and maintenance of existing automations and screen scrapes

  • Collaborate on application architecture design, enhancements, and decision-making

  • Create and maintain adjust down, top provider, and outlier reports

  • Use metrics, excellent time management skills, and leadership skills to ensure business objectives and goals are met

  • Assist on client calls and serve as subject matter expert on all data fields, values, and adjustment logic

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • 2+ years' experience in analytical roles

  • 2+ years' experience using a RDBMS (such as Oracle, Sql Server, or MySQL)

  • 2+ years' experience working from business requirements documents

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel

  • Written and verbal communication skills

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced / high production area

  • Ability to be detail-oriented in a process-driven environment

  • Ability to maintain understanding of numerous client processes in a distributed environment

  • Possess time management and prioritization skills in order to meet multiple deadlines

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree

  • Experience with object-oriented application development experience (such as VB.Net)

UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care 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)

Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $64,800 to $116,000. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives

  • All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy

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: Healthcare Data Analyst, RDBMS, Oracle, Sql Server, MySQL, Telecommute, Telecommuter, Telecommuting, Remote, Work from home, Work at home

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Healthcare Data Analyst - Telecommute

Unitedhealth Group Inc.