Sr. Healthcare Data Analyst - Boston, MA

Unitedhealth Group Inc. Boston , MA 02298

Posted 2 months ago

Innovation. Adaptability. A passion for analytics and problem solving. If those traits brought you here, this opportunity can take you much further. Optum is serving the health care marketplace with the information tools and analytics solutions that will fuel change going forward. We are well past big data. In fact, we are using great data to uncover new solutions and novel marketplace opportunities. If you thrive on making an impact in an evolving market, we should be talking. Join us and help shape history. You'll help us improve the lives of others while doing your life's best work.(sm)

We are currently hiring a Senior Healthcare Data Analyst in the Life Sciences division of Optum. As a Healthcare Data Analyst, you would work as a part of our Life Sciences Data & Tools team. In this position you will play a key role in the transformation of vast amounts of clinical data into meaningful datasets that provide key actionable insights. You will stretch your skills and grow your career as a primary contributor and gain experience in big data. You will be working with a product which is poised for incredible growth and which is essential for advancements in healthcare.

Our work is challenging, our opportunity is huge, and we are looking for people who enjoy working hard with enthusiastic teammates.

The ideal candidate must have a demonstrated aptitude and enthusiasm for solving data problems and analyzing (not just manipulating) data to provide key insights and must have a strong orientation toward teamwork.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with our external and internal stakeholders

  • Gather and understand requirements from Data Delivery, Client Services and Tools teams

  • Work with data onboarding, clinical informatics and NLP teams to help shape and/or improve data quality and content to satisfy Life Sciences requirements

  • Conduct data exploration, solve data problems, and execute algorithmic data processing using SQL

  • Understand unique characteristics of different EMR's as it relates to meaningful assimilation of data

  • Provide specifications to Data Warehouse team for implementation in customer deliverables with an eye towards data integrity, and user-friendly, research-conducive, accurate representation of data

Required Qualifications:

  • 5 years working as a Data Analyst, an Analytic Programmer, an Analytics Consultant or working in a similar capacity

  • 3 years of experience researching/ digging into data and performing analysis using SQL

  • 3 years of SQL database programming experience - OR - 3 years of SAS experience in a relational database environment with ability/willingness to learn/use advanced SQL

  • 3 years of experience translating processes and algorithms into business requirements

  • Experience working with claims and/or clinical data

  • Experience researching data to determine whether "clean" or "dirty"

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Life sciences experience

  • Experience with clinical/EMR data

  • Experience tracking clinical data through long-term studies

  • Experience with OMOP data model

  • Understanding healthcare industry terminology and coding (e.g. NDC11, ICD9/ ICD10, HCPCS, CPT, LOINC, SNOMED)

  • Clinical knowledge and/or curiosity to help better understand and validate data

  • Master's degree

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

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 analyst, analytic programmer, SQL, SAS, clinical, NDC11, ICD9/ ICD10, HCPCS, CPT, LOINC, Boston, Massachusetts, MA

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