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UnitedHealth Group Provider Data Consultant - Remote in Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Here, you will find a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, talented peers, comprehensive benefits and career development opportunities. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as you help us advance health equity on a global scale. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to work remotely * from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Supports the national Provider Directory Accuracy program which includes developing and executing automated and ad hoc extract solutions for batching, reporting, and analyzing large volumes of provider and program data with the highest level of quality.

  • Anticipate customer needs and proactively develop solutions to meet them

  • Serve as a key resource on complex and/or critical issues

  • Solve complex problems and develop innovative solutions

  • Perform complex conceptual analyses

  • Review work performed by others and provide recommendations for improvement

  • May lead functional or segment projects or initiatives

  • Provide explanations and information to others on the most complex issues and data scenarios

  • Strong emphasis will include managing and tracking details pertaining to large volumes of provider data

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:

  • 3+ years of Data Analysis experience with at least 1 year in Healthcare Data (preferably provider and/or claims data)

  • 2+ years of SQL database programming skills and solid understanding of relational databases (e.g. SQL Server, Oracle, Sybase)

  • Intermediate experience with Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, Access

  • Intermediate level of Database Administration experience

  • Intermediate to advanced VBA skills (or prior programming/scripting experience in another language)

  • Experience with large data sets with a high degree of accuracy

  • Ability to write your own code/query

Preferred Qualifications:

  • R programming language

  • Macro building experience

  • PowerBI Configuration

  • Experience in administrating cross functional projects

  • Solid organizational and interpersonal skills

*All employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Washington, Washington, D.C. Residents Only: The salary range for this role is $70,200 to $137,800 annually. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to local labor markets, education, work experience, certifications, etc. UnitedHealth Group complies with all minimum wage laws as applicable. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

Application Deadline: This will be posted for a minimum of 2 business days or until a sufficient candidate pool has been collected. Job posting may come down early due to volume of applicants.

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone–of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income–deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes — an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.

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.

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