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Healthcare Economics Consultant - US Telecommute (Minnetonka, MN preferred) - 928809

Minnetonka, MN 55345 Work Remotely
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    928809

UnitedHealthcare is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

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As the Healthcare Economics Consultant, you will be challenged to gather and analyze healthcare data from various data domains (membership, claims, provider) in order to drive solutions to tough problems faced by the Medicare and Retirement line of business. To succeed in this role, you should be data oriented, curious and be an excellent communicator whos able to tell the story behind the data to non-technical audiences.

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The environment is challenging and fast-paced. Team members are expected to possess a high level of energy and strong critical-thinking skills. The ideal candidate is adaptable, curious, and action oriented. Join our team of driven individuals dedicated to creating value for our business.

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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Structure large data sets to find usable information
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  • Be curious to learn new processes and identify new ways to use data to create value
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  • Serves as the healthcare economics/analytics consultant for M&R HCE projects
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  • Use SAS/SQL to construct meaningful datasets as per the requirements
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  • Connect data concepts across projects with required guidance & proactively manage data conflicts
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  • Communicate technical topics to non-technical teams
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  • Work with a variety of teams to identify areas of opportunity in order to drive value
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  • Apply solid critical thinking skills to anticipate questions from key stakeholders and consider all aspects of a process development before execution
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  • Provide ongoing, meaningful communications to managers on project status, results, and conclusions from analyses
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You will be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you every day with new problems and ideas. You will be exposed to a wide variety of enriched data sources and technologies. The sky is the limit for the ambitious candidate.

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Required Qualifications:

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  • Bachelors degree in Information Technology & Sciences, Data Sciences, Software Engineering, Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience
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  • 3+ years of experience in data construction for health care analytics
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  • 3+ years of experience using SQL, SAS query techniques to access/transform data
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  • 2+ years of experience of working with high volumes of datasets in an Enterprise Data Warehouse environment or multiple source data warehouse
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  • Intermediate UNIX scripting proficiency - create Job executions/reusable data processes/QA
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  • Basic MS Excel proficiency - pivots & formulas
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  • You will be asked to perform this role in an office setting or other company location
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  • Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained
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Preferred Qualifications:

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  • Healthcare claims analytics experience
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  • Desire to grow as SME to coach/help other team members on data
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  • Team-oriented and motivated to collaborate
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  • Excellent and proactive critical thinking and problem-solving skills
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  • Desire to make an impact, manage multiple tasks, and shift priorities quickly
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  • Ability to present data ideas/concepts in a non-technical way to reach broader audience
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  • Proficiency with BI tools such as MicroStrategy/Tableau/Other reporting tools
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Careers at UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement. The Boomer generation is the fastest growing market segment in health care. And we are the largest business in the nation dedicated to serving their unique health and well-being needs. Up for the challenge of a lifetime? Join a team of the best and the brightest to find bold new ways to proactively improve the health and quality of life of these 9 million customers. You'll find a wealth of dynamic opportunities to grow and develop as we work together to heal and strengthen our health care system. Ready? It's time to do your life's best work.(sm)

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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:Healthcare Economics, Consultant, Healthcare, Math, Statistics, Economics, Analytics, Analyze, Medical Claims, Medicare, SQL, SAS, Database, Data Validation, Datamodeling, data SME, data warehouse, data research

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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