UnitedHealth Group Associate Director Healthcare Economics - Santa Ana, CA or Minnetonka, MN in Santa Ana, California

No industry is moving faster than health care.

And no organization is better positioned to lead health care forward than UnitedHealth Group.

We need attention to every detail with an eye for the points no one has considered.

The rewards for performance are significant.

As the Associate Director Healthcare Economics, you will perform critical research and investigation of key business problems.

Using phenomenal analytical skills, you will develop and improve quantitative data analytics and set performance targets for the enterprise.

As a subject matter expert, you will interpret and analyze clinical data from various sources and recommend best approaches for its consolidation.

You will lead a team in identifying potential areas for medical cost improvements and alternative pricing strategies.

There are new challenges and bigger rewards around every turn.

Now is the time, and this the place where you'll find a career in which you can make a big difference in our company, our industry, even our world.

Join us.

And start doing your life's best work.(sm) Primary Responsibilities: Develop and improve quantitative data analytics and set performance targets Lead project teams to completion of projects by contributing to database creation, statistical modeling and financial reports Interpret and analyze Health Plan and clinical data from various sources and recommend best approaches Provide claims, premium, capitation and membership data in support of Underwriting, Actuarial and utilization analyses Create and update automated processes Analyze reporting tools to investigate sources of variations Produce and review reports This is a new position to support the Production Analytics team that is responsible for producing over 200 monthly client reports and processing over 10,000 ad hoc reporting requests which include PAF a year.

In addition, this position will support the InSite & Optum PAF development by managing projects and QAing the development work.

The team currently supports 7 Client Managers covering roughly 23 Health Plans, over 200 Healthcare Advocates, nearly 150,000 Healthcare Provider Groups, and numerous internal personnel. Positions in this function research and investigate key business problems through quantitative analyses of utilization and healthcare costs data.

Provides management with statistical findings and conclusions.

Identifies potential areas for medical cost improvements and alternative pricing strategies.

Provides data in support of actuarial, financial and utilization. Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree 3+ years of experience in health care analytics and working with large data sets At least an intermediate level proficiency with SQL, SAS and/or other statistical program Hands On Data Science Professional with prove Leadership and Analytics experience At least an intermediate level of proficiency working with MS Excel including formulas, calculations, charts, graphs, etc. 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) 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. Job Keywords: data analysis, manager, leader, SAS, SQL Server, Python, MAP R, big data, Medicare Advantage, Medicaid, Santa Ana, CA, California, Minnetonka, MN, Minnesota 24a9612b-c78d-4670-ac4a-322bc0698062

Associate Director Healthcare Economics - Santa Ana, CA or Minnetonka, MN CA-Santa Ana 708667