We'll put you in the driver's seat on vital projects that have strategic importance to our mission of helping people lead healthier lives. Yes, we share a mission that inspires. We need your organizational talents and business discipline to help fuel ours. It's the opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)Assist us with research and development projects that cover a broad functional spectrum and may include a variety of components - business development, operations, pricing and bid strategy, M&A, due diligence, public policy, portfolio analysis and market and competitive intelligence. Collect and interpret research and analyses of markets, trends, competitors, products and services for use in our operational and strategic planning / decisions. You will use your technical - modeling and research - skills to collaborate closely with senior project leads needed to diagnose business problems, develop custom analytic solutions and interact frequently with staff across business units to ensure that analysis requirements and data sets are well understood. You must be self-directed and creative as you will deal with some very interesting and complex issues. As a key resource to others you must maintain a high degree of accuracy along with attention to detail, excellent oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills and the ability to always meet deadlines. Provider Outreach / Objection SpecialistThe Sr. Research Analyst is responsible for providing reporting to management team, assist with weekly and EOP reporting PowerPoint's. Analyzing inventory, and running queries in Access. Identify process gaps, and work closely with vendor to improve the chart operations process.Primary Responsibilities:Improving daily / weekly / monthly / EOP Reporting (excel, access)Running queries to determine success of teamAnalyzing inventoryForecasting Tracking off-site retrievals / pre-payments / post paymentsWork closely with vendor to ensure payments are issued timelyYear over year reporting for all projects (payments, trends, etc.)Weekly and End of Project PowerPoint'sRefreshing reports, verifying reports are accurateCreating Job Aids on all processes and reporting responsibilitiesDelegating / assigning work for special projectsAssist with inventory management for team membersProvide reporting on aged inventoryPre/post payment follow upsAd Hoc Access reporting for Chart Ops team
Required Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience 4 or more years of experience performing research and development projects with responsibility for collecting and interpreting research and analyses of markets, trends, competitors, products and services for use in operational business planning / decisions and strategic planning / decisions Advanced proficiency in Excel and Intermediate proficiency in Access Careers 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: Sr. Research Analyst, Brentwood, TN, Tennessee
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.