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Healthcare Economics Consultant - Telecommute in Miami, FL

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Houston
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

UnitedHealthcare is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm) Positions in this function research and investigate key business problems through quantitative analyses of utilization and healthcare costs data. Provides management with statistical findings and conclusions.--- -Identifies potential areas for medical cost improvements and alternative pricing strategies.--- -Provides data in support of actuarial, financial and utilization analyses. - General Profile:

  • Reviews the work of others
  • Develops innovative approaches
  • Sought out as expert
  • Serves as a leader/mentor Job Scope and Leveling Guidelines:
    • Anticipates customer needs and proactively develops solutions to meet them
    • Serves as a key resource on complex and/or critical issues
    • Solves complex problems and develops innovative solutions
    • Performs complex conceptual analyses
    • Reviews work performed by others and provides recommendations for improvement
    • Forecasts and plans resource requirements
    • Authorizes deviations from standards
    • May lead functional or segment teams or projects
    • Provides explanations and information to others on the most complex issues
    • Motivates and inspires other team members If you are located in Miami, FL, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges. Primary Responsibilities:
      • Research and investigate key business problems through quantitative analyses of utilization and healthcare costs data
      • Provides management with statistical findings and conclusions
      • Identifies potential areas for medical cost improvements and alternative pricing strategies
      • Develops full understanding of clinical programs being measured -
      • Uses data analytics to identify and gain consensus on approaches to address medical cost trends (e.g., contract remediation, benefit design, clinical intervention) -
      • Performs monthly financial reconciliation and validates data integrity for data warehouse -
      • Proficient in analyzing and identifying key indicators that impact the company's financial performance -
      • Supports development/implementation of company financial initiatives -
      • Assesses and interprets stakeholder's needs and requirements and provides explanations, interpretations and resolution for less structured tasks -
      • Knowledge on how to obtain all relevant data and use financial reporting tools to efficiently meet the reporting needs of management -
      • Works with minimal guidance and solves more complex requests and problems -
      • Acts as a resource for others with less experience - You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in. - Required Qualifications:
        • Undergraduate degree--- -or equivalent experience
        • 2+ years of data analysis experience -
        • 2+ years of experience communicating "the story" told through the data -
        • 2+ years of experience working in managed care, provider or healthcare industry -
        • Intermediate or greater level of proficiency with MS Excel -
        • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation Preferred Qualifications:
          • 2+ years of experience in SQL To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment. Careers at UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement. The Boomer generation is the fastest growing market segment in health care. And we are the largest business in the nation dedicated to serving their unique health and well-being needs. Up for the challenge of a lifetime? Join a team of the best and the brightest to find bold new ways to proactively improve the health and quality of life of these 9 million customers. You'll find a wealth of dynamic opportunities to grow and develop as we work together to heal and strengthen our health care system. Ready? It's time 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.

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, Houston , Healthcare Economics Consultant - Telecommute in Miami, FL, Professions , Houston, Texas

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