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Sr. Data Analyst – Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group

This is a Full-time position in San Antonio, TX posted July 16, 2021.

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)

Under the direction of the Director of Clinical Pharmacy, Sr. Data Analyst will support the pharmacy team in achievement of high Medication Adherence Stars performance for their assigned care delivery organizations and H-plan contracts. He/she will be using data, reporting tools and statistical analysis to develop strategic insight to business problems and opportunities. The data analyst will be responsible for tracking, monitoring, and interpreting the data in support of business programs and solutions.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Supports the development of effective medication adherence programs/initiatives through analyzing, monitoring, and reporting on these programs. Serves as data expert for the department
  • Working on big data/analytics projects that gather and integrate large volumes of data to perform analysis, interpret results and develop actionable insights and recommendations. Collaborate with various partners to provide a holistic view of the analysis
  • Gathers and aggregates Quality data from various sources (Clinical Performance National Glide Path, SPOT, SOCC, MDE, etc.) for explanatory and predictive modeling and develops recommendations
  • Develops systematic reporting and analytical processes and procedures to ensure timely delivery of daily, weekly, monthly, annual, and ad hoc reports to support key departmental and corporate initiatives
  • Presents data and analysis in a clear and concise manner allowing the audience to quickly understand the results and recommendations so they act upon them and make data driven decisions
  • Perform Medication Adherence and other measure data analysis, reconciliation, and root cause analysis to validate sources of truth and discrepancies in order to support each Care Delivery Organization within the Health Plan contract
  • Liaise with pharmacy leadership to continuously monitor and analyze call center data to identify trends and recommend / develop realistic and effective strategies and solutions
  • Create standards to bring data into a common structure with a goal of effective analysis techniques and business solutions recommendations. Leads analytical projects by coordinating all stages of the development life cycle
  • Recommends and implements new or modified reporting methods and procedures to improve business processes, report content and completeness of information
  • Collaborate with various business partners within Optum and UHC to ensure data consistency, accuracy, and consistent data channel connections
  • Work with IT and/or analytics peers, where appropriate, to troubleshoot errors and data inconsistencies and coordinates resolutions to issues as directed by self and leadership
  • Completes significant special projects and performs all other related duties as assigned

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 
  • 5+ years of decision support, data analysis, business analysis, or healthcare operations experience
  • Analytical and statistical experience with large data sets 
  • Advanced level proficiency in Excel
  • Proficient in PowerPoint, Word, Visio, Outlook, SharePoint, and Access

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of HEDIS, Stars Part D measures, or similar performance measure experience
  • 2+ years of Medicare Stars experience, or similar performance guarantee management or quality rating system experience
  • Experience working in a matrixed work environment
  • Experience working remotely
  • Experience working with call center data
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

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)

OptumCare is committed to creating an environment where physicians focus on what they do best: care for their patients. To do so, OptumCare provides administrative and business support services to both owned and affiliated medical practices which are part of OptumCare. Each medical practice part and their physician employees have complete authority with regards to all medical decision-making and patient care. OptumCare’s support services do not interfere with or control the practice of medicine by the medical practices or any of their physicians.

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: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers 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.

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

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