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Analytics Senior Consultant ( SAS / SQL ) - Telecommute - 924094

Eden Prairie, MN 55344 Work Remotely
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    924094

No industry is moving faster than health care. And no organization is better positioned to lead health care forward. We need attention to every detail with an eye for the points no one has considered. The rewards for performance are significant. You'll help improve the health of millions. And you'll do your life's best work.(sm)

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Optum Advisory Services is seeking a skilled claims analytics consultant to be an integral part of efforts to expand and optimize analytical capabilities and insight generation within client payer organizations and health systems. This position will work with clients to ensure accurate reporting of cost and utilization trends and population health metrics.

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This individual will create, validate, visualize, and distribute analytic capabilities focused on improving population trends, health outcomes and quality-based incentive metrics.

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

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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Creating and promoting reporting standards that help drive effectiveness of analytics and efficiency in new efforts
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  • Confirming that new analytics adhere to data and platform guidelines created in partnership with platform architects, data governance, data engineering, and other relevant teams
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  • Expediting the turnaround time to create new analytics
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  • Acting as a subject matter expert on data enrichment and content curation
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  • Ensuring complex analytics adhere to best practices
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  • Ability to analyze and present data to groups and individuals
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Key Activities:

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  • Work cooperatively and collaboratively with members throughout the life span of the engagement
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  • Collaborates with internal and external customers to obtain reporting requirements for new metrics. S/he will identify potential workflows; present options to decision makers; coordinate with the analytics team to implement necessary changes and ensure new metrics are being accurately reported
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  • Aggregate reports from multiple different data sources to assist with the creation of registries focused on high utilizers, high risk patients and other projects as needed
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  • Identifies and implements new and innovative ways to use and distribute data to ensure it is meaningful to the end user
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  • Extract data from medical and prescription claims systems
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  • Prepare reports and presentations for internal and external audiences
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  • Serve as the primary contact for data enquiries from internal staff and external agencies as they pertain to population health and payer relations
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Youll 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.
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Required Qualifications:

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  • Bachelors Degree
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  • 4+ years of healthcare analytics professional experience (e.g., business intelligence; data mining, aggregation, and enrichment; analytical content creation; analytical storytelling; user requirement gathering; analytical process documentation)
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  • 3+ years with medical or prescription claims data
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  • 2+ years with process improvement
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  • 2+ years of SQL and/or SAS scripting
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  • 2+ years of experience building new ocntent within common reporting and business intelligence platforms (e.g. Power BI, Qlik, Tableau, MicroStrategy, Crystal Reports, etc.)to drive business value
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  • If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. When in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are required to wear a mask in common areas. In addition, employees must comply with any state and local masking orders
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Preferred Qualifications:

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  • Ability to support multiple client initiatives or projects
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  • Ability to communicate complex concepts verbally and in writing
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  • Experience and credibility interacting with analytics and technology leadership
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  • Willingness to travel up to 10%
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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)

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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. As of the date of this posting, In addition to your salary, UHG offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Health, dental, and vision plans; wellness program; flexible spending accounts; paid parking or public transportation costs; 401(k) retirement plan; employee stock purchase plan; life insurance, short-term disability insurance, and long-term disability insurance; business travel accident insurance; Employee Assistance Program; PTO; and employee-paid critical illness and accident insurance.

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"*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Groups Telecommuter Policy

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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.

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UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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Job Keywords: SQL Developer, SAS Developer, Claims Developer, Analytics, Consultant, Advisory, Telecommute, remote, work from home

Posted: 2021-06-11 Expires: 2021-07-11

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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