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UnitedHealth Group Senior Healthcare Economics Consultant - Statistics and Data Analytics - Telecommute in Eden Prairie, Minnesota

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)

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develops full understanding of clinical programs being measured

  • Develops project scope

  • Identifies and implements appropriate analytic approaches and methodologies to measure clinical programs

  • Extracts and aggregates applicable data for measurement purposes

  • Performs statistical analyses to determine effectiveness of clinical programs (e.g., pre-post analysis, matched cohort analysis, etc.)

  • Works with clinical teams to identify areas of opportunity to drive financial performance of programs

  • Develops conclusions and recommendations

  • Communicates results to relevant audiences and incorporates results into medical forecast

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:

  • Undergraduate degree in mathematics, economics, statistics, finance, health administration or related field

  • 4+ years of experience in health care research and analytics, including working with various health care data sources including large medical claims data sets

  • Background in statistical modeling, evaluation methods and statistical techniques such as logistic regression, predictive models, multivariate analysis and linear models

  • Advanced proficiency with SQL, SAS, and/or other data manipulation and statistical tools

  • Advanced level of proficiency working with MS Excel, including advanced formulas, pivot tables, etc. or advanced proficiency in Tableau

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)

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only : The salary/hourly range for Colorado residents is $79,700 to $142,600. The salary/hourly range for Connecticut/Nevada residents is $87,900 to $156,900. 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.

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.

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