At UnitedHealthcare we unite the brightest and most innovative minds to transform organizations and improve health care through information, technology, and innovation. UnitedHealthcare Advanced Research and Analytics (ARA) specializes in improving the performance of the health system by providing analytics, technology, and consulting services that enable better decisions and performance. We integrate workflow solutions that deliver data in real-time, create actionable insights, and drive innovation across the healthcare industry. What can YOU do in UnitedHealthcare to change the healthcare industry? The possibilities and the impact on the Advanced Research and Analytics team are limitless. No matter what your role is you will be empowered to ask more questions, develop better solutions and help make the health care system greater than ever. It's always fresh. It's always exciting. And it's never been more important. What makes your Healthcare Analytics career greater with UnitedHealthcare? Advancement, access to data, ability to impact the healthcare industry, and rewards for delivering on our mission; Helping People Live Healthier Lives. The Senior Healthcare Analytics Consultant is responsible for identifying operational improvement opportunities within UnitedHealth Group, managing analytical project portfolios, performing comprehensive research and analysis, and working with data science teams to deliver on transformative solutions within the enterprise. These managers are ultimately accountable for the appropriate usage of data, business intelligence, analytics and technology to contribute towards fulfilling goals such as enhancing constituent experience, optimizing operations, strengthening regulatory compliance and more. Primary Responsibilities:Combine their technical expertise with the ability to architect, deploy, and oversee integrated analytics / business intelligence / technology solutionsConsult with leaders of internal client teams and manage expectations, meet project and deliverable timelines, ensure accurate and timely completion of deliverablesCollaborate with several other teams and roles across the business on requirements gathering and solution deploymentMake analytical product, service or process decisions likely to impact multiple groups of employees and/or customers (internal or external)Manage technology solutions portfolios, and identifying new technology approaches to solve business problems with a strong focus on leveraging enterprise dataContribute to the building and management of the analytics infrastructure for the Advanced Research & Analytics (ARA) teamWork with Analytics Directors on staffing needs, strategic technology trend identification, monitoring project progress and completion, issue resolution and technical solutions related to data, data flow and advising on algorithm deploymentCollaborate with analytics practitioners, business analysts and methodologists to design and oversee the development of working prototypes of technical solutionsFacilitate the creation of complex statistical statements on healthcare data that measures various aspects of healthcare services, consumer episodes, and operational events
Required Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Economics, Healthcare Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Biostatistics, Computer Science, Theoretical Physics, Quantitative Social Sciences, Actuarial Science or any such related fields or equivalent experience2 years in the healthcare / payer industryHands on experience with building forecasting and capacity planning models; stochastic simulation models; operations research and optimization techniquesExperience analyzing and coordinating financial data, generating reports, tables, listings and graphsAdvanced visualization and story-boarding skills5 years in a technical role with at least 3 years of strategic consulting experienceDemonstrated experience in analytics and/or Business Intelligence solution managementStrong business acumen and communication skills (written & oral), critical thinking ability, strong analytical and problem solving skills Preferred Qualifications:Master's Degree in Engineering, Economics, Healthcare Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Biostatistics, Computer Science, Theoretical Physics, Quantitative Social Sciences, Actuarial Science or any such related field5 years in a business intelligence or advanced analytics areasExperience with statistical programming languages such as R or SAS. Experience with Enterprise Miner or Enterprise Guide. Highly adept at data querying languagesExperience with app development, analytical infrastructure development, and business solution consulting experience in the consumer experience, provider management, medical or pharmacy policy space, fraud-waste-abuse detection, marketing analytics and healthcare economicsHighly experienced in data visualization suite(s) such as Tableau; D3JS; Cognos etcDemonstrated time management and project management skillsAbility to navigate and drive results in a matrix environmentAbility to document and communicate complex technical conceptsCompetency to convert research requirements to analytical specificationsAble to recognize technical and analytical problems and solution with minimal supervisionEffective in fast-paced team-oriented EnvironmentAdvanced experience with statistics - hypothesis testing; design of experiments; data mining; machine learning Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 6 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can 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.