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Data Strategist

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your lifes best work.(sm)

The Risk Adjustment Analyst supports the Sr. Vice President of Risk Adjustment by providing professional assistance, project management, and recommendations on business needs. The position is responsible for providing analysis skills, monitoring organizational performance to plan, identifying factors to determine and recommend areas of business development and enhancement, and developing clear action plans to drive processes.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Examines and performs statistical and data management analyses, develops and presents a variety of performance results in addition to other pertinent communication. Transfers data into meaningful, professional, and easy to understand formats for leadership. Reviews data, develops recommendations and reviews findings with senior management
  • Analyzes and extracts data from the Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) and other sources to report to internal and external customers
  • Designs, develops, tests, documents and maintains database queries for ad hoc reporting used in complex conceptual analyses for all departments within Risk Adjustment Operations and for external departments such as Finance (HCE) or other Care Delivery Organizations (CDOs) within the Optum family
  • Develops systematic reporting processes and procedures to ensure timely delivery of daily, weekly, monthly, annual, and ad hoc reports to support key departmental and corporate initiatives
  • Recommends and implements new or modified reporting methods and procedures to improve business processes, report content and completeness of information
  • Serves as the liaison between departments, markets and IT for all Risk Adjustment reporting needs. Troubleshoots all errors and data inconsistencies and coordinates resolutions to issues as directed by self, staff, regional market leadership, and corporate management
  • Acts as a single point of contact for assigned Risk Adjustment programs and projects, as warranted. Plans, develops, implements and evaluates programs and projects, coordinates business goals and objectives, collaborates with project team members, develops measureable project goals and objectives and monitors progress to completion. Facilitates communication between team members and identifies and coordinates assignment of internal and external resources to meet project requirements
  • Plans and assists with testing processes and activities including new report or analytics methodology validation
  • Conducts project meetings to include meeting regularly with project team to review deliverables and deadlines. Responsible for developing and updating various types of project documentation such as communication plans, project schedules, issue logs
  • Responsible for documenting and updating changes to workflow, training plans, policies and procedures, as directed
  • Performs complex business analysis using appropriate project tools and identifies best practice approaches to ensure overall project success

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:

  • Bachelor's degree in Economics, Finance, Statistics, Mathematics, Actuarial Sciences, or other quantitative discipline - 4 additional years of related experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree
  • 4+ years related experience in operations reporting and analytic capacity
  • Proficient in SQL, MS Excel, Tableau and / or equivalent data capture / reporting tools
  • Proven ability to successfully conceptualize an initiative, develop a plan and execute the plan through implementation
  • Experience in maintaining motivation to accomplish goals under stringent timelines
  • This is an office-based position in San Antonio, TX
  • Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of Healthcare or quality / risk adjustment experience
  • Experience in creating dashboards and reporting visualizations
  • Coding experience to include Python and/or R
  • Experience utilizing databases and data management
  • Ability to work with minimal guidance
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving capabilities with special attention to accuracy and detail
  • Ability to interact one on one and consult with all levels of executive management

Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 550,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity 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.

Job Keywords:Data Analytics, Sr. Data Analyst, Risk Adjustment Analyst, WellMed, Optum, UnitedHealthcare, UHG, EDW, SQL, Tableau, San Antonio, TX, Texas

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, San Antonio , Data Strategist, Other , San Antonio, Texas

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