Senior Healthcare Data Analyst - Telecommute

Location: Eden Prairie, MN 55346

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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's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

Optum Core Analytics is seeking a Senior Data Analyst to join our team. As part of this growing team you will create, analyze, and investigate analytic results to better meet the needs of Payment Integrity clients. This position requires a disciplined and self-motivated professional with a passion for working with healthcare data.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work alongside other data analysts, data scientists and business analysts to design and implement waste and error analytics for facility claims
  • Maintain Analytic Dashboards to facilitate performance assessment and improvement in Tableau
  • Conduct hands-on data analysis on large datasets
  • Work with a great deal of autonomy to find solutions to complex problems

You’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:

  • 3+ years of hands-on experience in healthcare data analysis
  • 2+ years of experience with advanced level SAS or SQL data analysis
  • 2+ years of experience with data visualization tools (Tableau, Power BI, or others)
  • Experience communicating thru multiple mediums to a variety of stakeholders with analytics, clinical and leadership roles
  • Telecommute is available for this position

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Conversant in machine learning model terminology
  • Project management experience
  • 1+ year experience working in Agile Kanban or Scrum methodology
  • 1+ year experience analyzing data with Python or R

UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.

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)

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. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

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.

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