Senior Data Analytics Consultant – Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group
Published
November 12, 2021
Location
Atlanta, GA
Category
Job Type

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)

OptumServe Consulting/The Lewin Group, a premier national health care and human services consulting and policy analysis firm, brings 50 years of experience finding answers and solving problems for leading organizations in the public, non-profit, and private sectors. Lewin's strategic and analytical services aim to help clients:

  • Improve policy and expand knowledge of health care and human service systems
  • Enact, run, and evaluate programs to enhance delivery and financing of health care and family services
  • Deal with shifts in health care practice, technology, and regulation
  • Optimize performance, quality, coverage, and health outcomes
  • Create strategies for institutions, communities, associations, foundations, governments, and people to make health care and human services systems more effective 

In the wide-ranging field of health and human services consulting, The Lewin Group provides both depth and breadth of expertise. Lewin has more than 250 consultants drawn from industry, government and academia.  They all share a solid commitment to Lewin’s core values of objectivity, integrity, analytical innovation, vision, and dedication to client satisfaction. 

At OSC/Lewin, we help federal decision-makers strengthen health and human services programs, make informed policy choices, and implement critical initiatives. OSC/Lewin also works with foundations and associations to research and evaluate complex health care and human services needs. By delivering objective, data-driven research, program planning and development, technical assistance, implementation, post-implementation analytics, and evaluations, OSC/Lewin supports current program activities, informs future program investments and supports strategic decision processes that improve the health and well-being of the nation’s citizens.

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

  • Writing SAS programs to clean, harmonize, and link raw data to create analysis datasets
  • Collaborate with evaluation leads and substantive experts to propose and create measures appropriate for analysis
  • Create detailed data documentation: definitions and processing steps that may be used by other data analysts
  • Provide mentorship and critical feedback to early career quantitative staff
  • Craft clear write-ups in support of data activities that can be readily understood by both technical and non-technical audiences, including client-facing communications
  • Independently investigate data issues and collaborate with senior project managers on solutions

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:

  • 4+ years with an advanced degree or 6+ years post undergraduate degree
  • Experience using SAS (including macro processing, iterative processing, and Proc SQL) and/or STATA in a research, consulting, or business environment
  • Experience consulting with project teams and mentoring staff on how to apply coding techniques to build dataset, qualitative checks, and interpret analysis  
  • Ability to independently work on multiple types of internal and external analytic systems under a variety of operating systems
  • Demonstrated capabilities in managing project tasks
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working on CCW and IDR
  • Experience working with healthcare claims and enrollment data and familiarity with healthcare data/payment concepts such as: Claims data structure and contents (e.g., claim-level vs. claim line level, revenue center codes, procedure codes, diagnosis-related groups)
  • Experience effectively working on teams
  • Knowledge of claims processing concepts (e.g., final action, maturity) and setting (e.g., Part A, Part B, inpatient, outpatient, ect.)  
  • Knowledge of payment concepts such as allowed amount vs. paid amount, deductible/coinsurance
  • Ability to work with large data and improve processing efficiency
  • Ability and willingness to disseminate technical expertise and supervisory/staff development skills

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination 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 residents is $94,500 to $171,700. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $94,500 to $171,700. 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.

Job Keywords: SAS, Proc SQL, STATA, Coding, Datasets, CCS, IDR, Healthcare Claims, Enrollment Data, Claims, Payment Concepts, Telecommute, Telecommuter
 

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