Provider Contract Analyst Development Program - New York, NY
January 5, 2018
New York, New York
Begin your career at UnitedHealth Group and you'll get an opportunity to do something extraordinary with your first job out of school: make a real difference. We have modest goals: Help 85 million people live healthier lives. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Brilliant. Compassionate. Driven. You'll find these people everywhere you turn here. You'll also find a world of career options fueled by your performance and limited only by imagination. Start here. And start doing your life's best work.(sm) The UnitedHealthcare Network team is looking for driven, adaptable college graduates with strong quantitative skills to join our team. Be a part of a group where you'll be empowered to help us solve some of the toughest health care challenges facing our country right now. You will have the opportunity to gain critical business skills while rotating through a variety of roles such as a Business Analyst, Data Analyst, or Network/Provider Contract Analyst. **Housing and relocation assistance are not available for this position.** **This fulltime position will be available summer 2018.** **UnitedHealth Group is not able to offer visa sponsorship now or in the future for this position.** Program features: The content of the rotations as well as the scheduling are subject to change based on business needs. Rotation 1: Contracting Analyst Rotation (4-6 Months) – support the contract analysts database maintenance, reporting and data extraction, initiate database improvement and maintain current provider data to ensure quality of the network. Rotation 2: Attestation Rotation (3-4 Months)- Interact with our providers to collect practice updates and ensure data integrity. Visit providers to demonstrate and train them on our LINK system. Some remediation and issue resolution work might be involved. Rotation 3: Emptoris Clean up Rotation (3-4 Months) – develop a complete understanding of the components of our contracts by reviewing and extracting information on the paper contracts onto the online system. Final Placement: Network Contracting Specialist– May perform network analysis and strategy development for the local market. Obtains data, verifies validity of data, and analyzes data as required. Analyzes network availability and access. Throughout these rotations, you will be offered ongoing training, job shadowing opportunities, (including shadowing Provider Advocates to get exposure to claims issues and resolution), and executive leadership interviews. You will also be provided a mentor. There will be project work associated with this rotation program. The project work might be a healthcare economics work or similar analytical work.
Required Qualifications: Currently in final year of obtaining a bachelor's degree (or obtained degree within the past 12 months) in business, economics, statistics, mathematics, health/public policy, or a related degrees preferred. Degree must be from an accredited college/university. Excellent written and oral communication skillsAbility to work in a fast-paced team environmentInternship in office setting preferredPrevious experience in healthcare field preferred Minimum 3.00 cumulative GPAMust be eligible to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship, now or in the future, for employment-based work authorization (F-1 students with practical training and candidates requiring H-1Bs, TNs, etc. will not be considered) 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. Job Keywords: New York, NY, Business Analyst, Data Analyst, Network Analyst, Contracting Analyst, Attestation, Emptoris Clean up
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.