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Sr Manager Data Analytics - Telecommute

Company: Optum
Location: Huntington Beach
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Landmark Health, part of the Optum and UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, was created to transform how healthcare is delivered to the most medically vulnerable members in our community. Our medical group provides home-based medical care to chronically ill patients, many of whom are ill-equipped to navigate our overwhelming healthcare system.

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Landmark Health provides medical care to chronically ill patients at home through Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants, with supporting care provided by RN Nurse Care Managers, Social Workers, Pharmacists, Behavioral Health specialists. Join Landmark to be part of a growing company full of purpose-driven, action-oriented, and compassionate team members working to dramatically transform healthcare for our communities.


As a member of the Data Science & Analytics team, you will use your experience with healthcare data and your programming skills in Python, SAS or SQL to provide analytics, data-driven insights, and clinical outcomes reporting to our clinical, finance, account management, and business development teams. In this role, you will also get to measure the value and improve the effectiveness of the Landmark Health program.

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

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Primary Responsibilites:


  • Extract, analyze, and interpret healthcare utilization and financial data to address business questions regarding population health management, health and economic outcomes, quality of healthcare, and product design
  • Be able to independently develop queries and reporting on healthcare utilization trends and financial savings derived from the Landmark Health program
  • Lead complex projects independently, including review and QA of work of other team members. Act as a resource for others on the team for methodological and reporting questions
  • Work with our business partners to understand and evaluate the drivers of quality, engagement, and utilization outcomes in our membership cohort
  • Clearly present relevant and meaningful findings to internal and external leadership
  • Adapt to departmental plans and priorities to address business and operational challenges


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    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
    • 5+ years of health care industry experience
    • 2+ years managing employees -
    • Experience with data interpretation, analysis, and reporting specifically with regard to medical cost and utilization -
    • Strong interpersonal, decision-making, financial and technical skills; must be able to introduce new ideas, processes, and tools to improve company performance
    • Strong leadership, analytical, project planning and coordination skills
    • High energy. Demonstrates an ability to function in a creative, fast-paced environment and think outside the box


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      Preferred Qualifications:


      • Master's degree in statistics, social science, public health, mathematics, economics, or epidemiology
      • Experience using statistical methods to evaluate healthcare claims data and experience with reporting tools such as Tableau -
      • 5 + years of experience using SAS, SQL, Python or other programming language


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        Competencies:


        • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics
        • Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; pursues training and development opportunities; strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; shares expertise with others
        • Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict; maintains confidentiality; listens to others; keeps emotions under control and overcomes resistance when necessary; remains open to new ideas
        • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and seeks clarification; responds openly to questions. Must be able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events
        • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; arrives at meetings and appointments on time
        • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; keeps commitments; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan
        • Initiative - Volunteers readily; undertakes self-development activities; seeks increased responsibilities; takes independent actions and calculated risks; looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; asks for and offers help when needed; generates suggestions for improving work and workflow


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          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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          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)

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

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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.

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          UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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