VP, STARS / HEDIS Optimization - Telecommute
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This position serves as the business owner responsible for leading the cross functional team efforts for STARS / HEDIS Optimization. This person will identify opportunities for next best actions to close health care gaps, improve quality of care and lower costs. The candidate will apply expertise in data preparation and statistics to investigate complex problems in various health care domains across several problem spaces. This position will drive the build out of the data science practice while delivering results on high-impact projects leveraging big data analytics. This person will need to perform in a fast-paced environment, will have an operational mindset with attention to detail, and will focus on identifying value to challenging business problems. This position will be advocating the power of data science concepts and working with cross-functional teams to create actionable insight across core business lines. This position requires someone with strong business acumen, coupled with the ability to communicate findings to both business and IT leaders in a way that can influence how the organization approaches a business challenge. It is critical to have exceptional communication skills and the ability to make complex concepts simple and easy to understand. This candidate will utilize techniques from many fields including mathematics, statistics, data mining, visualization, and predictive analytics.
You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.
Masterâ€™s Degree in field of Business or Healthcare or equivalent experience
Program or department operations and program development and execution
5 years Healthcare / Health Plan experience
5 years of experience with demonstrated functional knowledge, process improvement initiatives, and organizational behavior
Experience with Statistical analysis, quantitative analytics, and/or forecasting / predicting analytics
Experience using data mining approaches to develop innovative ways to look at problems
Experience with multivariate testing and optimizing algorithms
Experience with business intelligence tools
Experience in managing teams and developing employees
Knowledge in predictive modeling methods and data mining techniques
Strong business, problem solving skills and programming knowledge to quickly cycle hypotheses through discovery
Experience working closely with clients, clinicians, data stewards, and other business and technology leaders
Demonstrated ability to assist with focusing activities toward a strategic direction and achieve targets
Strong data management, process and project management skills
Problem solver, demonstrated communication skills and comfortable working in multi-disciplinary teams
Excellent written and oral communication skills with internal and external business partners and employees
Strong influencing and negotiation skills
Strong independent decision maker
Strong team building, collaboration and motivation skills
Clinical and/or Health Insurance / Managed Care experience / background
Experience in program evaluation and research
Clinical Domain Expertise
Careers at UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement.
The Boomer generation is the fastest growing market segment in health care. And we are the largest business in the nation dedicated to serving their unique health and well-being needs. Up for the challenge of a lifetime? Join a team of the best and the brightest to find bold new ways to proactively improve the health and quality of life of these 9 million customers. You'll find a wealth of dynamic opportunities to grow and develop as we work together to heal and strengthen our health care system. Ready? It's time to do your life's best work.(sm)
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