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Senior Business Data Analyst - Schaumburg, IL

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Schaumburg
Posted on: November 18, 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)

As a Senior Business Data Analyst, you will grow and develop as you conduct and manage outcomes of various studies. As a key member of the Plan Finder (PF) team, you will be empowered to impact the health care system through the analysis and interpretation of data, and presenting recommendations for business solutions. This position is part of the Plan Finder (PF) team. PF is a critical operation for Medicare clients, where one PF error excludes the client from the Medicare government portal used during the open enrollment period. PF directly impacts marketplace participation for Medicare plans. The PF process involves file creation, quality assurance, data submission, analyzing and responding to exceptions following a regulated schedule. The Price Accuracy Index (PAI) reports are initiatives to improve Star Ratings in the Medicare marketplace with impact to the company's growth and financial objectives.

Do you have the technical skills (MS Excel, MS Access, etc.) we are looking for? Do you have strong research, analytical and problem solving skills?

Are you a solid communicator who can work well with both internal and external clients?

Are you up for the challenge?

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Analyze, review, and forecast data for operational and business planning
  • Present analysis and recommendations for operational and business review / planning
  • Support shortand long-term operational / strategic business activities through analysis
  • Develop, recommend and implement business solutions through research and analysis of data and business processes
  • Perform additional duties as required and/or assigned

    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:
    • High school graduate / GED
    • 3+ years of professional work experience in the following:
      • Gathering and documenting requirements from the client / business
      • Performing business and / or data analysis
      • Analysis of business process and workflow and providing an evaluation, benchmark and/or process improvement recommendations
      • PBM (ORx) industry experience and / or Medicare Part D experience
      • Some knowledge of general project methodology (requirements, design, development, test and implementation)
      • Intermediate or better proficiency using MS Excel (must know how to create & use pivot tables)
      • Intermediate or better proficiency using MS Word and MS PowerPoint
      • Ability to communicate analysis including trends and opportunities to clients and the business in writing and verbally
      • Ability to problem solve including multiple priorities and research conflicting and/or inaccurate data
      • 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:
        • Bachelor's and/or Master's degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Health Administration or related
        • Experience with Medicare STAR Ratings
        • Knowledge of Benefits, Pricing, or Adjudication processes within RxClaim platform
        • Intermediate or better proficiency using MS Access (know how to run queries)
        • Excellent communication, time/project management, problem-solving, organizational, and analytical skills
        • Ability to work independently, and be comfortable dealing with ambiguity

          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

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          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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