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Senior Healthcare Economic Consultant - Eden Prairie, MN

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Eden Prairie
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

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 is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There is no room for error. If you are looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)As the Sr. Healthcare Economics Consultant, you will perform critical research and investigation of key business problems. Using phenomenal analytical skills, you will develop and improve quantitative data analytics and set performance targets for the enterprise. As a subject matter expert, you will interpret and analyze clinical data from various sources and recommend best approaches for its consolidation. You will be involved in identifying potential areas for Medicare Risk Adjustment improvements and improved member condition capture.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Daily client interactions with leadership of various RAF programs
  • Financial and clinical analysis
  • Build analytics models
  • SQL - writing code and extracting data
  • Report out/present key findings to HouseCalls leadership
  • Analysis prioritization and peer analysis review
  • Ability to research data opportunities, provide root causes, and to identify possible solutions
  • Solid communication to clients - concise, articulate, linearYou'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 finance/economics/mathematics or related field
    • 3+ years of experience using SQL, intermediate to advanced level skills (able to write code and to extract data from various sources)
    • 3+ years of Healthcare Analytics Experience or Financial experience in the Healthcare Industry
    • Advanced Excel skills
    • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliancePreferred Qualifications:
      • Experience in healthcare analytics
      • Experience with Medicare Risk Adjustment program
      • Experience with Medicare Quality programs
      • Experience with client management and support
      • Professional experience with Tableau and/or other data visualization/BI tools
      • Comfortable presenting to various audiences and levels of leadership
      • Ability to understand complex data relationships and to distill the conclusions into a concise summary
      • Self-motivated and comfortable with strategy development and execution
      • Strategic thinker to find solutions to discovered opportunities
      • Ability to develop new relationships and to gain trust
      • Persistent to find answers when initial results aren't conclusive
      • Eager to learnTo protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.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: Senior Healthcare Economic Consultant, SQL, Healthcare Analytics, Healthcare, Financial, Finance, Advanced Excel, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota

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