The Associate Director, Clinical Informatics is responsible for the direction and oversight of analytics and reporting and research to support clinical and claims reporting, product development and business strategy. You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. Primary Responsibilities: Collaborate with analytical team in the extraction, aggregation and quality assurance of data from multiple sources in support of performing client reporting, operational reporting and quantitative analyses of utilization Direct the development and execution of analytical and/or research activities to provide leadership with information and tools for strategic decision making and planning, health care utilization and costs, affordability opportunities, reimbursement projects and issues, population health and clinical outcomes, provider patterns and variations, trends and forecasting, data and informatics needs, emerging technologies Research, identify, & implement new approaches and methods for administrative, clinical, socio economic, survey, and alternative healthcare data Provide clients with reporting, analytics, and consultation that is relevant and actionable Ensure consistency of approach related to analysis techniques, key findings, and the developments of client recommendations/opportunities Collaborate with IT and business units Research outliers and identify root causes of issues identified in reports; will require understanding of overall business Maintain relationships with and provide reporting & analytical support to business units and support cross-functional projects Determine opportunities and identify solutions to improve capabilities of current products. Participate in client discussions and effectively represent subject expertise
Required Qualifications: Master's or Bachelor's degree in Economics, Statistics, Finance, Health Administration, Mathematics or related Healthcare Analytics experience5+ years in healthcare analytics/informatics 3+ years of experience with analytics in a data warehouse environment Experience with working with managed care enrollment and claims data Experience with working with EHR data Proficiency with MS Office suite (including Excel, Access, Word, and PowerPoint) Some proficiency with Tableau, SQL, SAS, R, STATA, or Python Ability to translate data into meaningful information in report or presentation formats Strong knowledge of claims and clinical data and analysis such as HEDIS, quality of care studies, benchmarking, predictive modeling and risk stratification, etc Ability to think strategically with appropriate level of detail analysis to plan and execute Strong leadership and mentoring skills and experience 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) *All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy 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: Symmetry Capital, Symmetry O & M, Administrative data, clinical data., socio economic data, consumer data, healthcare data, Fit Bit data, research analyst, data analyst, data scientist, methodologist, programmer, telecommute, remote, work from home
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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.