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Senior Data Lead, Solution Design - Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

The Solutions Design team leads partnership due diligence efforts with prospective health system clients to assess the financial value and operational delivery risk of a partnership with Optum. Our goal is ultimately to convert sales prospects into revenue generating partnerships using Optum's solutions to make the health system work better for everyone. - We work closely with the initial sales prospecting process and services optimization and delivery to determine financial value opportunity and methods to create revenue and/or efficiencies for our clients.

The Senior Data Lead will be responsible for data analysis for assessments completed by Optum's Solution Design team. Through their work, the Senior Data Lead will leverage data to interpret client performance and develop revenue improvement estimates and financial models for potential clients. -In order to complete this effort, the Senior Data Lead should have an understanding of the healthcare performance analytics and commit to developing a level of proficiency and knowledge about Optum's solutions. This role will also coordinate with cross-functional diligence teams within the following areas: sales, analytics solutions, information technology, finance, revenue cycle operations, compliance, and human capital. - - -

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Exemplify Optum's values of Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation, and Performance across all activities
  • Coordinate directly with senior client executives and internal Optum leaders to manage assessment and due diligence projects. This responsibility will require a strong client & project management skillset
  • Understand and synthesize client/partner business metrics and diligence results into strategic cost savings, operational & clinical efficiency, and revenue improvement plans
  • Conduct assessments evaluating health system performance spanning a wide breadth of functional areas including information technology, finance, revenue cycle operations, clinical continuum, analytics, and human capital - -
  • Confidently communicate data and findings to internal and external senior executives with clear supporting evidence. -Plan and deliver well-structured oral and written communications, highlighting strategic opportunities
  • Manage the data collection process for client projects. Apply in-depth knowledge of a data request to coordinate intake and analysis of large amounts of information
  • Collaborate with counterparts to support work associated with multiple/simultaneous clients. Adaptability and ability to pivot based on new information and client needs

    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: - - - - - - - -

    • Four-year college degree
    • 5+ years of experience working with hospital-based operations team, recognized healthcare consulting firm, or healthcare solutions provider
    • Creative, strategic thinker with excellent critical thinking skills
    • Track record as a successful individual contributor with experience collaborating across multiple teams, including for example other solution architects, delivery and/or operation SMEs
    • Solid proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Teams and Visio
    • Experience in data analysis and visualization utilizing Tableau, PowerBI, and/or SAS

      Preferred Qualifications: - - - - - - - -

      • Background in healthcare sales and/or analytics -
      • Proficient in python & SQL language and experience in relational database management/manipulation
      • Have a good appreciation of commercial vendor software products used in business and clinical areas within hospitals (E.g. HIS Systems, ERP, CRM, Imaging, etc.)
      • Epic experience

        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 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.

        Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado/Connecticut/Nevada residents is $97,300 to $176,900. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. 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.

        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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