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UnitedHealth Group Senior Healthcare Economics Consultant - Telecommute in Minnetonka, 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:

  • Design and implement leading indicator metrics for inpatient utilization based on census data. Identify trends and opportunities for utilization trend remediation

  • Manage process to distribute predictive scores to Care Delivery Organization (CDO) clinical teams. Identify and implement process enhancements to ensure consistent and accurate process

  • Develop data structures for utilization transaction data from Health Information Exchanges. Combine transactions into meaningful events for operational and reporting purposes

  • Develop and implement value added approaches to prioritize members and utilization for clinical intervention. Support programs that will provide clinical intervention as needed

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 relevant field or equivalent experience

  • 4+ years of experience with data analysis and reporting

  • 2+ years of experience with health care data

  • Advanced knowledge of SQL

  • Experience creating databases to support reporting and analytics

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with authorization data

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 $79,700 to $142,600. 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 Economics, HCE, data analysis, reporting, creating databases, healthcare data, UHG, Optum, Telecommute, Work from Home, WAH

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