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Project Analyst - Eden Prairie, MN

UHG - Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Posted: 12/12/2018

Energize your career with one of Healthcare’s fastest growing companies.  

You dream of a great career with a great company – where you can make an impact and help people.  We dream of giving you the opportunity to do just this.  And with the incredible growth of our business, it’s a dream that definitely can come true. Already one of the world’s leading Healthcare companies, UnitedHealth Group is restlessly pursuing new ways to operate our service centers, improve our service levels and help people lead healthier lives.  We live for the opportunity to make a difference and right now, we are living it up.

This opportunity is with one of our most exciting business areas: Optum – a growing part of our family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group a Fortune 6 leader. Optum helps nearly 60 million Americans live their lives to the fullest by educating them about their symptoms, conditions and treatments; helping them to navigate the system, finance their healthcare needs and stay on track with their health goals. No other business touches so many lives in such a positive way. And we do it all with every action focused on our shared values of Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation & Performance.

The Project Analyst will be responsible for managing and supporting Client projects, research and escalations. They will also provide support for various projects within the Flag Management team as needed.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Analyze flag datasets provided by UHC PI’s Advanced Analytics teams
  • Pull claims volumes reports as requested utilizing Tableau
  • Lead, assign and track weekly flag inventory derived from UHC PI AA Leads Project
  • Collaborate with UHC PI and UHC Benefits Configuration teams to ensure flags are placed timely and accurately
  • Create and develop process flows, policy & procedures and job aids
  • Handle and responds to escalated inquiries or requests from Management or internal sources
  • Provide explanations and interpretations within area of expertise
  • May perform additional duties as assigned

  • High School Diploma / GED (or higher) 
  • 2+ years of health insurance claims experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Flagging knowledge
  • Knowledge of claims platforms
  • Experience using case management tools such as PICTS, Tips Historical, AO DB, and reporting tools such as Tableau
  • Intermediate or advance proficiency with ability to create, edit, copy, send and save documents, correspondence, and spreadsheets in MS Word, Excel, and Access

Soft Skills:

  • Strong written, verbal, analytical, organizational, time management and problem solving skills
  • Proven ability to work independently
  • Ability to adapt in a dynamic and high-growth environment

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.

Keywords: Optum, Claims, Customer Service, Flagging, UHC Benefits, Microsoft Office, health insurance

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