Business Analyst Consultant - Telecommute

Careers at UnitedHealth Group

We're creating opportunities in every corner of the health care marketplace to improve lives while we're building careers. At UnitedHealth Group, we support you with the latest tools, advanced training and the combined strength of high caliber co-workers who share your passion, your energy and your commitment to quality. Join us and start doing your life's best work. SM

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Compassion. It's the starting point for health care providers like you and it's what drives us every day as we put our exceptional skills together with a real feeling of caring for others. This is a place where your impact goes beyond providing care one patient at a time. Because here, every day, you're also providing leadership and contributing in ways that can affect millions for years to come. Ready for a new path? Learn more, and start doing your life's best work. SM

Our teams are helping people from around the world. We can bring out your best as you put your listening, analytical and problem solving skills to work in a setting that is geared to helping improve lives and enhance health care for millions. Here, you'll discover a wealth of pathways for professional growth within Customer Service, Billing, Claims, Enrollment & Eligibility and across our global economy. Join us and find out why this is the place to do your life's best work. SM

Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life's best work.(sm)

The Business Analyst Consultant will be part of the Wellmed Quality Central Reporting team. They will be acting as a project lead and business analyst for the team. The position is responsible for owning the development of project plans, creating business requirements, completing in depth analysis, being the liaison between the business and our development team, and recommending areas of improvement and enhancement.

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

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Oversees and manages the operational aspects of assigned projects and maintains a project management mindset when completing projects
  • Maintains and analyzes project schedule and prepares regular status reports for management and key stakeholders
  • Leads complex projects that require cross functional coordination. Work closely with all departments to accomplish mutual goals and strategies in order to achieve company goals
  • Lead and manage full project life cycle including creation, design, specification, development, implementation, and overall change management
  • Owns the research and in depth analysis of complex requests
  • Partner with key stakeholders to ensure projects are aligned with the goals and objectives of the business
  • Identify, develop, and present recommendations; lead implementation of approved solutions
  • Coordinate and facilitate stakeholder meetings; prepare and issue agendas with appropriate backup materials; take minutes, and provide follow-up correspondence
  • Responsible for communication plan around new reporting and enhancements
  • Responsible for issue management to track defects and production issues through to completion
  • Serves as a mentor to other business analysts within the team
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned

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:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Healthcare Administration, Information Technology or related field required. (4 additional years of comparable work experience beyond the required years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a bachelor's degree)
  • 4+ years of experience in reporting, data or business analysis
  • 2+ years of project lead experience
  • Experience with process mapping methodology and creating process maps
  • Possession of solid analytical/statistical skills used in evaluating and analyzing data
  • Advanced PC skills (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Visio, Outlook, Share Point)

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in a managed care environment
  • Experience in Medicare Advantage Part D (MAPD) and HEDIS operations
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and multi-task in high volume workload situations
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance

Physical & Mental Requirements:
  • Ability to lift up to 10 pounds
  • Ability to push or pull heavy objects using up to 25 pounds of force
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to use fine motor skills to operate office equipment and/or machinery
  • Ability to properly drive and operate a company vehicle
  • Ability to receive and comprehend instructions verbally and/or in writing
  • Ability to use logical reasoning for simple and complex problem solving

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.

Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 550,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $79,700 to $142,600. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $87,900 to $156,900. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

*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 bylower 48 law.

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

Job Keywords: Business Analyst, Analyst, Analytical, Analysis,Telecommute, WFH, Work From Home, WAH, Work At Home, San Antonio, TX, Texas

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