Senior Healthcare Economics Consultant – Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group
Published
May 9, 2022
Location
Atlanta, GA
Category
Job Type

Description

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)

We are searching for a healthcare economics consultant to join our experienced team. This creative role offers an excellent opportunity to directly impact an innovative function and secure your future with an industry leader.  This role sits within a functional support team that works supporting strategy and growth health plan efforts to provide optimal, affordable care for our members. This position will provide analytic support and consultation to local market health plans as well as national leaders related to the modeling, analysis, and administration of healthcare expenditures and revenues.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and present claims, premium, capitation and membership data in support of healthcare analyses
  • Lead data-driven efforts to ultimately deliver competitive RFP responses with a growth mindset
  • Advance innovation in the enterprise through proactive data insights and external research
  • Quickly understand and run with vague ad hoc analytical requests from internal organizational leaders and deliver the information in a concise, meaningful way
  • Deploy best-in-class analytical strategies for evaluating the efficacy of targeted clinical interventions/programs
  • Identifies potential areas for medical cost improvements in collaboration with the local healthplan, national leadership team, and key functional (clinical, strategy, growth, actuarial, and finance) leaders
  • Lead projects to completion by contributing to database creation, statistical modeling and financial reports
  • Analyze, improve, and communicate reporting tools utilized by the internal customer groups
  • Communicate with impact on statistical findings and conclusions
  • Company thought leader
  • Functional area SME
  • Resource to senior leadership

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:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
  • 4+ years of experience in an analytics capacity and evidence of creative, proactive problem solving
  • Experience in the healthcare insurance industry preferably with previous exposure to Medical claims data
  • Beginner to intermediate level proficiency with SQL, SAS, R and/or other statistical programs
  • Intermediate level of proficiency working with MS Excel including formulas, calculations, charts, graphs, etc.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Medicaid experience
  • Intermediate skills/knowledge of query tools, database platforms, data mapping/ETL, system platforms and software packages platforms
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.

Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 5 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can do your life's best work.(sm)

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $82,100 to $146,900. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $90,500 to $161,600. 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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