At Optum, we are driven to transform health care not just for our own good, but for the greater good. And, with your data reporting and analysis expertise, you can join us on our mission to help make the health care system work better for everyone. As a Data Analyst, you will thrive as you design and architect data warehouse solutions. You will be a primary contributor in developing; testing and deploying key data warehouses or data marts, and you will be working with cutting edge technology. This role will prepare you for significant career growth as you shift to a gear you didn't know you had in you. So the contributions you'll make as a Data Analyst at Optum, the pride you will feel, the smile that will keep you company on your way home are all ways that you'll know what you do here really matters. It will be important. No, it will not be just important, it will be historic. That's why someday, you will look back at the things you achieved here and realize that you did your life's best work.(sm) Primary Responsibilities: Analyze, review, forecast, and trend complex data Create weekly and monthly reports using SQL Developing and maintaining Medicare Risk Adjustment model as defined by CMS Present analysis and interpretation for operational and business review and planning Support short and long term operational / strategic business activities through analysis Develop recommended business solutions through research and analysis of data and business process and implement when appropriate Utilize raw information from other business groups and systems, provide data specifications, perform quality checks, and incorporate into department processes
Required Qualifications: 3+ year of experience in business / finance analysis within Medicare Risk Adjustment or 5+ years of strong experience in business analysis Experience gathering requirements from the client / business and documenting them as functional requirements. Able to identify, manage and control requirement changes Experience with software development lifecycle methodologies (Agile, Waterfall etc.) Strong experience analyzing data, including working with relational databases, database structures Intermediate level of sql development experience 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 data Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Health Administration, related field or equivalent work experience Ability to create UI wireframes and mockups Understanding of Medicare Advantage claims data, RAPS, EDPS and HIPAA standard transaction and code set standards Dot net development knowledge SSIS knowledge Careers 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. Job Keywords: Business analyst, systems analyst, data analyst, risk analyst, financial analyst, reporting, analytics, SQL, Excel, Access, Visio, Visual Basic, Medicare, risk adjustment, advantage plans, SSIS, Santa Ana, CA, California
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.