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Network Program Consultant - Remote

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Chicago
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

At UnitedHealthcare, we're simplifying the health care experience, creating healthier communities and removing barriers to quality care. The work you do here impacts the lives of millions of people for the better. Come build the health care system of tomorrow, making it more responsive, affordable and equitable. Ready to make a difference? Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm) The more you do, the more you learn. And as you learn you find new doors opening that challenge you to bring your best. This network program consultant role at UnitedHealth Group will call on your knowledge, your energy and your commitment to making health care work more effectively for more people. In this role, you'll use your knowledge and analytical skills to help develop industry-leading value-based care incentive programs. As you do, you'll discover the resources, backing and opportunities that you'd expect from a Fortune 5 leader. This role will challenge you to bring your best. This is a collaborative, team-focused environment where you'll be managing a portfolio of projects, engaging with the needs of multiple matrix partners and presenting analyses to a variety of key stakeholders. You'll enjoy the flexibility to work remotely * from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop reporting tools to guide program development and performance tracking for multiple programs
  • Oversee programmatic design analysis, strategy development and implementation
  • Solve unique and complex problems with broad impact on the business
  • Compile statistical data for a variety of network projects, such as producing monthly affordability and growth reports, forecasting, identifying trends, and performing network trend analysis
  • Interface with Provider Relations, Operations, Product, Growth and Actuarial in solution of benefit and provider issues
  • Collaborate in review and analysis of the effectiveness and efficiency of existing processes and aid in developing strategies for improvement or further leveraging of available resources
  • Collaborate in the development, and implementation of new processes, applications, and enhancements to existing applications
  • Analyze and interpret quantitative data
  • Create and review monthly/quarterly and ad hoc exhibits based on detailed data sets
  • Collaborate and communicate results and technical concepts


    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:
    • Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience
    • 2+ years of experience working with a managed care organization or health insurer
    • 2+ years of experience in data analysis
    • 2+ years of project management or project lead experience
    • Intermediate level of proficiency with MS Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
      Preferred Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Health Administration or related field
      • Experience working with data analytics programs (SQL, SAS, RStudio, Python)
        Soft Skill Requirements: -
        • Ability to convey complex or technical information in a manner that others can understand
        • Solid interpersonal skills, establishing rapport and working well with others -
        • Ability to work collaboratively and influence across a matrix environment
        • Highly Organized, Attentive to Detail, and Coachable


          To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, 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 at UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual. We all want to make a difference with the work we do. Sometimes we're presented with an opportunity to make a difference on a scale we couldn't imagine. Here, you get that opportunity every day. As a member of one of our elite teams, you'll provide the ideas and solutions that help nearly 25 million customers live healthier lives. You'll help write the next chapter in the history of health care. And you'll find a wealth of open doors and career paths that will take you as far as you want to go. Go further. This is your life's best work.(sm) Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, or New York City Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $66,100 to $118,300. The salary range for Connecticut/Nevada/New York City residents is $72,800 to $129,900. 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 employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy

          At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone-of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income-deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.

          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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