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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


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Senior Research Analyst - Eden Prairie or Minnetonka, MN or US Telecommute

UHG - Dallas, Texas

Posted: 11/12/2018

You'll join a high caliber team where you're assisting, educating, problem - solving and resolving tenuous situations to the best possible outcomes. Bring your people skills, emotional strength and attention to detail. In return we offer the latest tools and most intensive training program in the industry. Get ready to start doing your life's best work.

Relationship oriented individual responsible for the delivery of value to clients, which includes UnitedHealth Network, UHC Payment Integrity and Professional and Facility Providers. The Senior Research Analyst it is required to understand and interpret clients’ needs and ensure service and delivery excellence supporting the Fraud, Waste, Abuse, and Error product suite.  The Senior Research Analyst will be responsible for supporting a high complexity solution set, and work with a cross functional team to proactively review, research and resolve highly escalated inquiries. 


The Senior Research Analyst will be responsible for reviewing the work of others, identifying business improvement opportunities, developing innovative solutions, managing a work - queue and leading meetings with providers and clients.

  • Undergraduate Degree (or higher) or 4+ years of healthcare research / analyst work experience with a High School Diploma / GED
  • 2+ years of client service experience
  • Ability to create spreadsheets and formulas within Microsoft Excel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Healthcare and / or project management experience is preferred
  • COSMOS, UNET, NICE or FACETS claims experience

Soft Skills:

  • Excellent negotiation / influence, collaboration, and listening skills
  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills
  • Ability to quickly assimilate new ideas and concepts and apply them in new situations
  • Effective presentation and writing skills
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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