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We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these individuals, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 5 company. We provide an environment where you’re empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks and in return, offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. Exceeding your limits is an exceptional start to your life's best work.SM

 

Just like you, we are driven by a set of fundamental principles that are guiding our way forward. Our values of integrity, compassion, relationships, innovation, and performance serve as a foundation to transform health care. Are you in? Learn more about your future at UnitedHealth Group at careers.unitedhealthgroup.com

 

Job Category:

OptumInsight Consulting

Country:

United States

Postal Code:

20598

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Healthcare Analytics Consultant (SAS) - Falls Church, VA or Eden Prairie, MN

UHG - Falls Church, Virginia

Posted: 08/8/2018

We'll put you in the driver's seat on vital projects that have strategic importance to our mission of helping people lead healthier lives. Yes, we share a mission that inspires. We need your organizational talents and business discipline to help fuel ours. It's the opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

 

The Lewin Group is a premier national health care and human services consulting and policy analysis firm with 45 years of experience finding answers and solving problems for leading organizations in the public, non-profit, and private sectors. Seeking a dynamic, goal oriented person who is experienced in Healthcare Analytics and client interaction.

 

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Perform health care and/or health policy focused quantitative and qualitative research and analysis to review data and achieve measureable outcomes for clients

  • Prepare information for clients, contribute to reports, and assist with project scheduling and coordination tasks

  • Develop strategic working relationships with clients

  • Maintain a high degree of accuracy along with attention to detail, excellent oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills and the ability to always meet deadlines


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (preferred in Mathematics, Statistics, Econ methods)

  • 2+ years of experience performing qualitative and/or quantitative analysis, overseeing day-to-day management of project tasks and preparing presentations and reports for clients 

  • 4+ years of experience in SAS (highly preferable) or STATA or SPSS programming, modeling, data manipulation

  • Experience in preparing information for clients, contributing to reports, and presenting findings to clients

  • Experience with large healthcare data sets (e.g.  Medicare, Medicaid, and/or claims)

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience supervising direct reports

 

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system 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)

 

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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