Why work for the leading organization in health care to help improve the lives of millions? You'll find that this is no small opportunity on our Health Care Economics team. 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. As the Health Care Economics Analyst, you will design and develop reports and analyze data to measure clinical outcomes, network performance and methodology levers. You will investigate key business problems through quantitative analyses of utilization and health care costs data. Along with your team, you will identify potential areas for medical cost improvements and alternative pricing strategies. You will help heal the health care system as you work with an elite team to solve tough challenges. Join us. And start doing your life's best work.(sm)Primary Responsibilities: Extracting the relevant data from data warehouse Analyzing the data for accuracy and completeness Developing / enhancing standardized reports to go out to the providers Documenting and communicating work flow and methodologies used Streamline and enhance existing programs and processes
Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience 2 years of data analysis and reporting experience At least an intermediate level of proficiency working with MS Excel including formulas, calculations, charts, graphs, etc. Basic level of proficiency with Access Intermediate level of proficiency in performing data analytics At least a year of SAS programming experience Preferred Qualifications: 2+ years of health care experience Ability to quickly learn and use computer software tools effectivelyCareers 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: 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: healthcare, economics, analyst, data, data extraction, data warehouse, analyze, data analysis, reporting, SAS 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.