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UnitedHealth Group Quality - Population Health Consultant - Indianapolis, IN in Indianapolis, Indiana

Tough challenges? We know a thing or two about those. When you're on a mission to help people live healthier lives, the stakes couldn't be higher. As a Business Analyst Consultant, you will help rewrite the future of the health care system. You'll analyze data and deliver bold, business-savvy ideas to impact the lives of millions. Along with ground-breaking challenge, you'll have the support and resources of a Fortune 6 company. Join us.

The Quality-Population Health Consultant serves as a liaison between quality/population health and data services in defining data roadmap and structure.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates with key Quality and PopulationHealth resources in defining data requirements, modeling, and structure

  • Monitors and evaluates quality data forintegrity and consistency

  • Collaborates with key providers in aligningquality data compliance to workflow

  • Utilizes expertise to collaborate with dataservices in development and support of a comprehensive data model

  • Collaborates with leadership in developingoptimized data models supporting quality initiatives and risk populationmanagement

  • Leads projects and reports on status asrequested.

  • Analyzes business functions; gatheringinformation; evaluating output requirements and formats

  • Analyzes requirements; constructs workflow anddiagrams

  • Explains formal requirements and designdocuments to client end-user and to the technical team members

  • Maintains user confidence and protectsoperations by keeping the information confidential

  • Prepares technical reports by collecting,analyzing, and summarizing information and trends

  • Develops, publishes, and implements test plans.Writes and maintains test cases

  • Executes test cases as per the test plan toverify requirements and captures test evidence

  • Develops quality assurance standards

  • Interface directly with client end-user togather requirements

  • Document requirements in the form of userstories. Documents requirements and design to formal standards

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:

  • BA/BS or equivalent experience

  • Minimum 5 years' experience as a BusinessAnalyst

  • One year of experience in decision support,analysis or quality reporting

  • Some knowledge of public sector healthcare,including Medicaid, Medicare, and the insurance industry in general

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills,including grammar and business style

  • Track record with healthcare quality andpopulation health data requirements; structured analysis, design and analytics;report development; and, process improvement

  • Must demonstrate significant initiative,independence, ability to follow through, and an interest in learning ourbusiness are essential

  • Employees arerequired to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app,Interactive VoiceResponse (i.e.,entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Groupapproved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, inorder to keep our work sites safe.Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. Inaddition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected towear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained

  • You will beasked to perform this role in an office setting or other company location,however, may be required to work from home temporarily due to spacelimitations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with NextGen preferred

  • Demonstrated knowledge of healthcare industry,including managed care, physician organizations, and experience developingQuality - Population Health analytics

  • Highly proficient using Microsoft Office(PowerPoint, Excel, and Word) to develop client-ready presentations anddocuments

  • Superior structured problem-solving, analytical,and quantitative skills

  • Experience in SQL and data reporting andvisualization is strongly preferred. Business intelligence experience isdesirable

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Abilityto read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenanceinstructions, and procedure manuals.

  • Ability to write routine reports andcorrespondence.

  • Ability to speak effectively before groups ofcustomers or employees.

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and dividein all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent andto draw and interpret bar graphs.

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding tocarry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.

  • Ability to deal with problems involving severalconcrete variables in standardized situations.

  • Knowledge of Internet software, spreadsheetsoftware, and word processing software.

  • Highly motivated individual, able to takeinitiative and work under general supervision.

  • Must be able to multi-task between a variety ofIT projects and initiatives, track and prioritize them.

  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting abilities.

  • Strong interpersonal skills to effectivelyinteract with all levels of I.T. staff, vendors, and consultants.

  • Work requires good communication skills (bothoral and written) and demonstratedability to work as a team player.

  • Ability to independently manage all phases ofdevelopment including requirement documentation, building, configuration, bugtracking, testing, and validation

  • Strong communication skills between business andtechnical resources

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced officeenvironment

  • Ability to stand and sit for periods of time andto move intermittently throughout the workday

  • Ability to climb or balance and stoop, kneel,crouch, or crawl

  • Good speaking and listening skills

  • Strong sensory skills, such as good eyesight,good hearing, and dexterity

  • Ability to perform focused work with closeattention to detail

  • Ability to operate office equipment, includingcomputers, copiers, fax machines, and phones

  • Ability to interact with others, both in personand through phone, e-mail, and written correspondence

  • Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 15pounds

Find out what it means to be part of an exceptional company that values its employees, its role in health care, and making a difference one patient at a time. Take a look at American Health Network and explore a new path to your life's best work.(sm)

OptumCare is committed to creating an environment where physicians focus on what they do best: care for their patients. To do so, OptumCare provides administrative and business support services to both owned and affiliated medical practices which are part of OptumCare. Each medical practice part and their physician employees have complete authority with regards to all medical decision-making and patient care. OptumCare's support services do not interfere with or control the practice of medicine by the medical practices or any of their physicians.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers 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.

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

Job Keywords: Quality and Population Health, data, modeling, data compliance, analytics, SQL, workflows, Medicaid, Medicare, and the insurance industry, Indianapolis, IN, Indiana