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UnitedHealth Group Director, Healthcare Economics - Telecommute in Minnetonka, Minnesota

UnitedHealthcare is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. We need attention to every detail with an eye for the points no one has considered. The rewards for performance are significant. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

HCE - Medical Informatics (MI) provides analytic, programming, and modeling support for clinically oriented initiatives sponsored by senior executives across all lines of businesses and directly for clinical operations teams throughout UnitedHealth Group.

As a Director of Health Care Economics you will perform critical research and investigation of key business problems through quantitative analyses of utilization and healthcare costs data. This position will be specifically focused on support of population health initiatives and will be responsible for the design and execution of complex reporting deliverables and economic evaluations. Communicating at senior levels of the organization is required.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead projects to completion by contributing to database creation, statistical modeling and financial reports

  • Interpret and analyze clinical data from various sources and recommend best approaches

  • Produce and review reports

  • Interact with a team of analysts in a matrix structure - own and deliver sophisticated analytic deliverables.

  • Client facing, regularly meet and work with client to drive actionable reporting

  • Design and deploy studies to evaluate economic, clinical and financial outcomes

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 epidemiology, biostatistics, pharmacoeconomics, health services research, economics, health economics, public health or a related quantitative discipline

  • 7+ years of experience with SAS

  • 7+ years of experience with data reporting and analysis

  • 5+ years of experience with healthcare data and healthcare business

  • Advanced Excel skills

  • Ability to develop, document, and communicate policies, analytical designs, and results to leadership, lay audiences, and analysts

  • Proficient in the application of advanced statistics to evaluate economic, clinical and humanistic outcomes

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or PhD in epidemiology, biostatistics, pharmacoeconomics, health services research, economics, health economics, public health or a related quantitative discipline

  • Experience with managed care organizations

  • Solid interpersonal skills and ability to interact collaboratively with internal customers across multiple departments and business segments

  • Self-motivated to prioritize work on multiple complex assignments with ongoing deadlines

  • Ability to learn quickly and work with minimal supervision

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

Careers at UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual. We all want to make a difference with the work we do. Sometimes we're presented with an opportunity to make a difference on a scale we couldn't imagine. Here, you get that opportunity every day. As a member of one of our elite teams, you'll provide the ideas and solutions that help nearly 25 million customers live healthier lives. You'll help write the next chapter in the history of health care. And you'll find a wealth of open doors and career paths that will take you as far as you want to go. Go further. This is your life's best work.(sm)

Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $110,200 to $211,700. 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.

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