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UnitedHealth Group Healthcare Economic Consultant Telecommute in Eden Prairie, Minnesota

This position is responsible for researching and investigating key business problems through quantitative analyses of utilization, healthcare cost, and population health analytics.

Supports clinical teams and HCE colleagues with patient identification and stratification tools.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provides or develops visualizations for clinical teams and HCE colleagues, including the use of Tableau to succinctly demonstrate complex concepts

  • Supports profile development for patients who have unmet needs. Identifies potential areas for medical expense reduction and improved patient outcomes

  • Performs statistical findings and presents conclusions. Provides data in support of clinical, financial, utilization, actuarial, and total cost of care analyses

  • Collects and understands historical health care data

  • Extracts, aggregates and quality assurance on applicable data from multiple sources and tables for purposes of root cause analysis

  • Support development and performance testing of patient identification and stratification tools.

  • Support pilots designed to test clinical interventions and identification/stratification tools. Supports statistical analyses to determine effectiveness of clinical programs (e.g. pre-post analysis, clinical trial results)

  • Solves complex problems and develops innovative solutions

  • Communicate results to relevant audiences and incorporates results into population analysis

  • Provides ongoing communications on project status, results, and conclusions from analyses

  • Provides or develops visualizations for clinical teams and HCE colleagues, including the use of Tableau to succinctly demonstrate complex concepts

  • Positions in this function research and investigate key business problems through quantitative analyses of utilization and healthcare costs data. Provides management with statistical findings and conclusions. Identifies potential areas for medical cost reduction and patient outcome improvement. Appropriately utilizes patient identification and stratification tools to enhance analysis. Provides data in support of clinical, financial and utilization analyses

  • Participate in peer review process. Provide improvement recommendations and share expertise with colleagues

  • Support and recommend improvements to standard work processes and develop or support new initiatives assigned to team

  • Sought out as resource for clinical teams and HCE colleagues

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:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Statistics, Finance or Health Administration or related field

  • Experience working in an Enterprise Data Warehouse environment or multiple source data warehouse

  • 3+ years of experience in health care analytics

  • 3+ years of experience using SQL query techniques to access databases

  • Proficient with Tableau is a must, MS Excel, Access, Word, and PowerPoint

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including ability to present ideas and concepts effectively

  • If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained

UnitedHealth Group is working to create the health care system of tomorrow.

Already Fortune 6, we are totally focused on innovation and change. We work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And at the end of the day, we're doing a lot of good.

Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired individuals, we're building a high-performance health care system that works better for more people in more ways than ever. Now we're looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant - and built for speed.

Come to UnitedHealth Group, and share your ideas and your passion for doing more. We have roles that will fit your skills and knowledge. We have diverse opportunities that will fit your dreams.

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. As of the date of this posting, In addition to your salary, UHG offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Health, dental, and vision plans; wellness program; flexible spending accounts; paid parking or public transportation costs; 401(k) retirement plan; employee stock purchase plan; life insurance, short-term disability insurance, and long-term disability insurance; business travel accident insurance; Employee Assistance Program; PTO; and employee-paid critical illness and accident insurance.

*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.