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Healthcare Economics Data Analyst - Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Minnetonka
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job 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)As the Healthcare Economics Data Analyst, you will be challenged to support data operations and drive data automation opportunities for the Medicare and Retirement Healthcare Economics team. To succeed in this role, you should have a background in data operations and data automation, exhibit strong listening skills, and be an excellent communicator who's able to tell the story behind the data to non-technical audiences.The environment is challenging and fast-paced. Team members are expected to possess a passion for healthcare data and data processes. The ideal candidate is adaptable, curious, and action oriented. -Join our team of driven individuals dedicated to creating value for our business.You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. -Primary Responsibilities:

  • Deploy and maintain data infrastructure and loading solutions for the Healthcare Economics team
  • Construct large datasets in SAS/SQL to facilitate analysis, in accordance with business requirements
  • Automate and optimize data processes using the best available tools & methods
  • Apply critical thinking skills to anticipate likely questions from stakeholdersYou'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:
    • 2+ years of experience with data automation
    • 2+ years of experience constructing datasets for analytics
    • 2+ years of experience using SQL, SAS query techniques to access/transform data
    • Intermediate Microsoft Office Skills with Word, Excel, and OutlookPreferred Qualifications:
      • Experience working with large healthcare datasets
      • Critical thinker with ability to evaluate merits of new and innovative ideas and make sound decisions -
      • Excellent communication skills with an ability to present data ideas and concepts in a non-technical way to broad audiences
      • Self-motivated and comfortable with ambiguity
      • Solid relationship building skills to drive goal alignment
      • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure complianceUnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status. -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)*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $64,800 to $116,000. The salary range for Connecticut/Nevada residents is $71,400 to $127,400. 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 incentivesDiversity 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.Job Keywords: - Healthcare Economics Data Analyst, Healthcare Economics, Data Construction, Data Automation, Economics, Analytics, Analyze, Medical Claims, Medicare, SQL, SAS, Database, Data Validation, Data -modeling, Data SME, Data Warehouse, Data Research, Data Support, Data Development & Deployment, Telecommute, Telecommuter, Telecommuting, Work at Home, Work from Home, Remote

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