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Data Analyst - Naviguard Minnetonka, MN or Telecommute - 279699

Minnetonka, MN 55345 Work Remotely
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As a Data Analyst you will be in a unique position to assist a growing business proactively plan, react to new developments, and implement improvements across multiple departments. Your work will involve looking at operational performance, business efficiencies, and uncovering medical cost drivers. You will have a strong understanding of medical claims and unit cost. You will investigate key business problems in several functional areas and provide leadership with quantitative analyses of healthcare cost and utilization data. You will analyze and uncover drivers of trends impacting cost and operations. You will analyze and interpret data from various sources, identify appropriate measurement methodologies, design reports, and work with technical, operational, and payment teams to drive performance. Your analyses will be used to create viable, real world solutions in a complex health care landscape. To be successful in this role, candidate will have a strong attention to detail with the ability to quickly identify, analyze and solve problems. This position will report to the Director Data & Analytics.

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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Conduct analysis designed to identify root causes and produce recommendations
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  • Communicate analysis including trends and opportunities to clients and the business in writing and verbally to solve complex business problems while negotiating multiple daily priorities
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  • Collaborate with leaders of strategic initiatives to drive analytic information into business actions
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  • Prepare daily/weekly report out to leadership on operational performance and key performance indicators (KPIs)
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  • Gather and document requirements from the client/business while focused on process improvement, workflow, benchmarking and/or evaluation of business processes
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  • QA/analysis of large data sets used for reporting and QA/analysis of subsequent deliverables
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  • Develop comprehensive understanding of programs being measured
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  • Predict emerging business needs and develop innovative solutions to meet them
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  • Working with relational databases, database structures and SQL queries on a daily basis
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  • Work independently to manage competing priorities and requests
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  • Complete ad hoc analysis as requested by internal customers
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Basic/Minimum Qualifications:

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  • Bachelors degree in Data Science, Computer Science, Engineering, Actuarial Science, Statistics, Finance, Mathematics, Health Administration or related field
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  • Experience working in an Enterprise Data Warehouse environment or multiple source data warehouse
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  • Direct experience using SQL or similar tools to manipulate and evaluate data from relational databases
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Preferred Qualifications:

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  • Power BI/ Tableau development and data visualization techniques
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  • Healthcare provider contracting analysis and/or understanding of common reimbursement methods used for commercial medical insurance payments
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  • 3+ years of Healthcare Analytics or similar analytic experience
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  • 3+ years of experience using SQL query techniques to access relational databases
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  • 3+ years using medical claims data including hospital, ancillary, and physician.
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  • Willingness to adapt to a continuously changing environment with changing priorities
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  • Experience in prioritizing work on multiple complex assignments with ongoing deadlines
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  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal, influence, collaboration and listening skills
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  • Demonstrated ability to communicate ideas clearly and concisely in writing and verbally to individuals and groups
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  • Highly motivated individual with a passion for helping the organization to navigate the complex healthcare system
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  • Adaptability and flexibility to thrive in a startup environment
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Posted: 2021-06-02 Expires: 2021-07-02

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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