Business Analyst, OptumInsight Payer - Telecommute -

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Posted 9 days ago United States Salary undisclosed
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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 is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There is no room for error. If you are looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

We need a Business Analyst who can keep up and dig deep. When you join us, you'll drive processes and improvement initiatives that have an impact on healing the health system. Sound like your kind of challenge? Join a Fortune 5, industry leader in the Fraud, Waste, Abuse, and Error Commercial area.

Positions in this function conduct and manage outcomes of various studies/reports that include analyzing, reviewing, forecasting, recognizing trends and presenting information for operational and business planning. They support short and long term operational/strategic business activities by developing, enhancing and maintaining operational information and models. They also develop and implement effective/strategic business solutions through research and analysis of data and business processes.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively with business and support leads and subject matter experts (SMEs) to map and document current processes
  • Responsible for documentation management (development and revisions) of assigned processes: workflows, policies and procedures, letters, etc.
  • Analyze and interpret data to identify trends, patterns and opportunities for the business and clients
  • Perform data validation and quality review
  • Understand and anticipate customer needs and work proactively to meet them
  • Document business requirements, project plans, issue logs
  • Create, produce and manage daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports
  • Process design and project implementation activities
  • Provide assistance and support to Operations Manager(s
  • Assist in implementation initiatives to ensure project deliverables and milestones are met
  • Provides explanations and interpretations within area of expertise
  • Develops Job Aids
  • 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:

  • 2+ years of experience in data analysis of root cause analysis and reporting
  • 1+ years of documenting business process or job aid development
  • Experience gathering requirements from the client / business and documenting
  • Proficiency with MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Proficiency with MS Visio
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree
  • Experience with health plans, healthcare claims, or clinical operations experience
  • Familiarity with Medical Billing and Coding terminology
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Access
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to problem solve including multiple priorities and research conflicting and/or inaccurate data
  • Ability to communicate analysis including trends and opportunities to clients / business in writing and verbally
  • 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)

    Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $26.15 to $46.63. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $28.85 to $51.30. 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.

    *All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.