Data Analyst 1 - UHC M&R Part D - Minnetonka, MN or Remote USA

Published date Posted on Indeed on Nov 17, 2022 (18 d ago)

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Positions in this function are responsible for the management and manipulation of mostly structured data, with a focus on building business intelligence tools, conducting analysis to distinguish patterns and recognize trends, performing normalization operations and assuring data quality.

Depending on the specific role and business line, example responsibilities in this function could include creating specifications to bring data into a common structure, creating product specifications and models, developing data solutions to support analyses, performing analysis, interpreting results, developing actionable insights and presenting recommendations for use across the company.

Roles in this function could partner with stakeholders to understand data requirements and develop tools and models such as segmentation, dashboards, data visualizations, decision aids and business case analysis to support the organization. Other roles involved could include producing and managing the delivery of activity and value analytics to external stakeholders and clients. Team members will typically use business intelligence, data visualization, query, analytic and statistical software to build solutions, perform analysis and interpret data. Positions in this function work on predominately descriptive and regression-based analytics and tend to leverage subject matter expert views in the design of their analytics and algorithms

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design, code and execute programs to extract, aggregate and manipulate pharmacy and medical claims from various sources, identify data integrity issues
  • Develop new and maintain existing SAS programs to analyze healthcare claims to support ad hoc data requests, including data processing, data cleansing and exploratory data analysis (EDA)
  • Transform data and/or develop insights for use in business decisions
  • Develop and support programs to run automated jobs that extract data, perform analysis, and generate reports
  • Promote usability and software development best practices
  • Perform data quality control checks on code and deliverables
  • Participate in data source exploration, identify data integrity issues, and select relevant information
  • Participate in interpretation business requirements and create technical specifications
  • Ensure high quality delivery to the customers and participate in formal delivery to business customers
  • Contribute to knowledge sharing, ideas and information relating to current data analysis technologies
  • Analyzes and investigates
  • Provides explanations and interpretations within area of expertise

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 in a quantitative discipline (Computer Science, Economics, Statistics, Finance, or related field)
  • 1+ years of healthcare related, post-baccalaureate experience.
  • 2+ years of programming in SAS, R, Stata, Matlab, SPSS, Python, or similar, with solid familiarity with SQL
  • Working knowledge of relational databases, and database structures and data analysis
  • Proficiency in Microsoft tools including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated excellent problem solving, data and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment, handling multiple priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to be motivated, inquisitive, and able to readily take ownership of responsibilities

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Health care experience working with medical and pharmacy claims
  • SAS Certificate and/or SAS trainings
  • Experience with pharmacy industry and drug pricing
  • Tableau/PowerBI experience
  • Open source and cloud-native technologies

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 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 employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, or New York City Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $54,400 to $97,000. The salary range for Connecticut/Nevada/New York City residents is $60,000 to $106,700. 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.

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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