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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:

Information Technology



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Senior Healthcare Data Analyst - SQL Programmer - Telecommute

UHG - Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Posted: 11/15/2018

The primary role of the Senior Healthcare Data Analyst is to develop effective and high quality healthcare program integrity analytics that meet business requirements, using SQL programming. Technical abilities include following SQL coding best practices, data analysis, performance tuning, unit testing and system testing support.


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


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop healthcare payment integrity analytics, write complex SQL queries

  • Understand data structure and content, perform query tuning

  • Support business analysts; translate business requirements to technical specifications



Required Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of Data Analysis experience using Oracle PL/SQL

  • 5+ years of experience in health care payment integrity analytics and working with large data sets

  • Advanced level of proficiency coding overpayment analytics using SQL

  • Knowledge of medical coding concepts (CPT, ICD-9/10 coding, HCPCS and DRGs)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

  • Medical claim coding experience/certification

  • Cognos/Tableau report development experience

  • Other programming languages - Python, JavaScript, R

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)


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



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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