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SAS Healthcare Analytics Consultant ($5K sign-on) - Falls Church, VA, Eden Prairie, MN or Telecommute

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796656 SAS Healthcare Analytics Consultant 5K signon Falls Church VA Eden Prairie MN or Telecommute

SAS Healthcare Analytics Consultant ($5K sign-on) - Falls Church, VA, Eden Prairie, MN or Telecommute (796656)

Position Description

We'll put you in the driver's seat on vital projects that have strategic importance to our mission of helping people lead healthier lives. Yes, we share a mission that inspires. We need your organizational talents and business discipline to help fuel ours. It's the opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)


The Lewin Group is a premier national health care and human services consulting and policy analysis firm with 45 years of experience finding answers and solving problems for leading organizations in the public, non-profit, and private sectors. Seeking a dynamic, goal oriented SAS Programmer to work on health and human services projects requiring SAS experience (data step and PROCS) as well as knowledge of basic statistics and research methodology.


Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Write effective and efficient SAS code both independently and under the guidance of project managers using best practices standards

  • Handle quantitative and qualitative data in accordance with project needs

  • Create and manipulate databases using SAS and other software such as Excel

  • Perform reliable qualitative and quantitative analyses to achieve measureable outcomes for clients

  • Work effectively and cooperatively as a member of project Data Teams

  • Prepare data and information for internal as well as external use, contribute to reports, and assist with project coordination tasks

  • Interact with clients and develop strategic working relationships

  • Maintain a consistently high degree of accuracy and attention to detail in all tasks

  • Exhibit excellent oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and a focus on meeting deadlines


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in the social sciences, Mathematics, Statistics, Econ methods or related field

  • Academic coursework in basic statistics; some coursework in research methodology preferred

  • 3+ years of experience using SAS (both data step and PROCs) in a research, consulting, or business environment

  • 3+ years of experience handling/manipulating data and/or creating datasets using SAS; additional experience with other software such as Excel a plus

  • 2+ years of experience performing basic quantitative analysis; experience with qualitative data and analysis is a plus

  • Experience in preparing data and information and contributing to reports and presentations

  • Experience with interacting with clients


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with databases having complex structures and relationships


Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system 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: SAS, statistics, healthcare data sets, Medicare, Medicaid, claims, consultant, consulting, healthcare, analytics, Falls Church, VA, Virginia, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota, OptumConsulting, qualitative, quantitative, quantitative analysis, quantitative data

  • Requisition Number796656
  • Job TitleSAS Healthcare Analytics Consultant ($5K sign-on) - Falls Church, VA, Eden Prairie, MN or Telecommute
  • Job FamilyOptumInsight Consulting
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

  • Falls Church, VA
    United States
    North America
  • Other LocationsEden Prairie, MN

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelYes, 25 % of the Time
  • Telecommuter PositionYes
  • Overtime StatusExempt
Posted: 2018-12-13 Expires: 2019-01-12

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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