Here, your performance, your ideas, your unique analysis will combine with a rich assortment of contributors to understand and shape the health care system. At UnitedHealth Group, you'll work with a team that has the creativity and passion to help build new health care solutions that meet emerging market needs. You'll get the opportunity to work with an elite team that goes beyond the usual analysis, they dig deeper knowing our goal is nothing short of transforming health care. Does the challenge of utilizing your analytical abilities on vital projects towards a larger strategic mission excite you? As a Business Analyst, you'll have the opportunity to provide data analysis to support, compile and report key information for operations and business objectives. This is a position that affords you the ability to drive processes and improvement initiatives. By gathering and documenting business requirements and utilizing your sharp analytical skills to fulfill the needs of the business and/or clients, you will have an impact on healing the health care system. Some people would call you a data geek, but at UnitedHealth Group that passion turned into information is used for decisions made by leadership. This is a challenging role that creates an opportunity to grow and develop while doing your life's best work.(sm)Primary Responsibilities: Gather and document business requirements Analyze and interpret data to identify trends, patterns and opportunities for the business and clients Communicate analysis and interpretation to appropriate audience Produce, publish and distribute scheduled and ad-hoc client and operational reports relating to the development and performance of products, processes and technologies Solves unique and complex problems with broad impact on the business Participates in the development of business strategy Translates highly complex concepts in ways that can be understood by a variety of audiences Identifies operating procedures, evaluates existing or proposed system solutions Prepares detailed specifications from which programs will be written
Required Qualifications:Bachelors degree in Business, Finance, Health Administration, related field or equivalent work experience 1+ years of experience in business/finance including analysis experience with a solid understanding of data storage structures Experience gathering requirements from the client/business and documenting Experience in analysis of business process and workflow and providing an evaluation, benchmark and/or process improvement recommendations 1+ years of experience with project methodology (requirements, design, development, test and implementation)Preferred Qualifications:Managed Care experience Intermediate level of proficiency with PC based software programs and automated database management systems required (Excel, Access, PowerPoint) Ability to communicate analysis including trends and opportunities to clients and the business in writing and verbally Ability to problem solve including multiple priorities and research conflicting and/or inaccurate dataCareers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system 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.
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.