Be a driver of change and run part of the marketing machine at Optum. Optum is part of UnitedHealth Group and a key leader across most major segments of the U.S. health care system. For you, that means working on high performance, elite teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Join us and learn why there is no better place to do your life's best work.(sm) As a Senior Analyst within Clinical and Quality Solutions business, you will be empowered to support our short and long term growth priorities by developing and enhancing analytical models that drive recommendations we make to our clients. We are looking for a leader with a background in health care quality (e.g. Stars, HEDIS, etc.) with exceptional analytical and communication skills. The position will spend a majority of the time analyzing data, drawing insights and then clearly communicating recommendations to executive level leaders both internal and external to our organization. In addition, this role will support product development and product strategy. Primary Responsibilities:Evaluates large sets of data and draws insights to formulate recommendations Collaborates with Actuarial and Operations teams to develop cost models, revenue models and ultimately calculates return on investment Responsible for supporting new product development and growth of the Stars business Provides sales support as a Stars analytical SME Work with the leadership team to execute on the Stars business roadmap Supports client engagement from pre - sales / sales through transition to implementation Develop service offerings and add - on components to increase value of the solution Innovate and stay abreast of industry trends Contribute to advancing innovation and improved execution of the client experience Utilize thorough understanding of Stars measure analytics to perform investigative research Evaluate and prioritize recommendations for Stars / Quality improvement
Required Qualifications: Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience 5+ years' experience in an analyst role within a health plan Quality / Stars department Demonstrated ability to problem solve Able to manage and prioritize large projects with great visibility 3+ years of Star experience, performing a wide range of functions with strong focus on data analysis and interpretation Advanced MS Office Skills - specifically Excel - must have exceptional analytical and data expertise Have expertise in health plan operations, especially around Stars (e.g. IRE, CAHPS, etc.) Intermediate level understanding of Quality Measurement and Improvement Preferred Qualifications: Previous experience with Stars and HEDIS programs Knowledge of Medicare and / or MedicaidCareers 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: Analyst, HEDIS, Stars, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota, Telecommute, Telecommuter, Telecommuting, Remote, Work from home
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need... at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.