Senior Data Modeling Analyst, Revenue Cycle Management - Remote at Optum

| Tampa Bay, FL +46 more | Remote
Employer Provided Salary: $67,800-$133,100 Annually
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Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Here, you will find a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, talented peers, comprehensive benefits and career development opportunities. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as you help us advance health equity on a global scale. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together.
The entire group provides reporting and analytics for all MPP Clients that have an end-to-end relationship across the Revenue Cycle (e.g., Patient Access, HIM/Middle Revenue, Billing/Collections). Partnering with counterparts in Data Acquisition who pull data from Clients and create data models and logic with Engineering counterparts to feed both contractually obligated reporting in the Service Level Agreements (SLA) with the Client as well as Operational reporting that helps internal Optum teams in these area make some data driven decisions on what is happening in each of the Revenue Cycle areas, e.g., meeting targets/goals being met, areas of opportunity and improvement, etc.
This individual will support revenue cycle reporting and analytics, giving our transformation and operations team the insight needed to drive performance improvements, resulting in budgeted SLA achievement and client satisfaction.
You will be a part of a team of multiple departments and specialties on long term projects for the betterment of healthcare providers in financial strain. Helping to support Optum partnerships for continued corporate growth.
You'll enjoy the flexibility to work remotely * from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.
Primary Responsibilities:

  • Independently creating, optimizing, automating SQL queries to support revenue cycle reporting needs
  • Effectively communicate findings and root cause analysis to support operation and financial decisions
  • Assist in designing and modeling datasets for reporting and visualization
  • Utilize data from myriad of sources to support performance measurement baselining and trending
  • Analyzing datasets and communicating observations
  • Collaborate with team members to identify and prioritize/reprioritize work to meet aggressive deadlines
  • Effective at working at both a data detail level and a strategic thinking level
  • Collaborative and works cohesively in dynamic team environment
  • Seek opportunities to improve operating efficiencies/effectiveness (e.g., downstream impacts, role/responsibility realignment, enhanced business value)
  • Gather information needed for the definition of requirements (e.g., business use cases, user stories)
  • Collaborate with project team members to create detailed requirements documents
  • Facilitate all needed requirements gathering activities (e.g., meetings, workshops)
  • Identify capability gaps between current state and desired state (e.g., data gaps, system cap, etc.)
  • Collaborate with technology stakeholders (e.g., System Analysts, architects) to communicate business and technical requirements
  • Ensure that project requirements are clearly and comprehensively documented and understood
  • Communicate ongoing updates to all stakeholders to ensure understanding of and alignment with project status/changes
  • Manage/update requirements documents as needed throughout the design/development process (e.g., document revisions, change requests)
  • Contribute to and/or facilitate the identification/prioritization of business/process solutions (e
  • Identify and/or establish appropriate testing metrics/targets to validate that business requirements are being met (e.g., performance metrics, process deliverables, business value)

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:

  • 5+ years of experience in healthcare revenue cycle management
  • 1+ year of experience working in a data analytics or reporting role
  • Beginner level of proficiency in SQL
  • Understanding of key revenue cycle metrics/performance indicators and calculations
  • Intermediate level in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Proven data mining and processing, analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Proven ability to troubleshoot data integrity issues, analyzes data for completeness to meet business needs, and proposes documented solution recommendations
  • Proven ability to provide AdHoc analytical support to operations and other internal teams for ongoing revenue cycle initiatives

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, Healthcare
  • 3+ years of experience working in a data analytics or reporting role
  • Experience with both acute and ambulatory data, data modeling, analytics and reporting
  • Knowledge of multiple healthcare systems: Epic, Cerner, Meditech, MS4 (AS400) etc.
  • Proven ability to facilitate constructive dialogue and effective problem-solving approaches

California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, or Washington Residents Only: The salary range for California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island or Washington residents is $67,800 to $133,100. 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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An Insider's view of Optum

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Many companies have a standard 8-hour day, but we don’t. Optum is a global company, so we recognize that working hours are different for everyone depending on their situation. Optum has implemented flexible working policies that allow employees to work from home in addition to the traditional office setting with virtual tools to support everyone.


Chief of Staff

What projects are you most excited about?

The Enterprise Modernization Paperless initiative. It is UHG’s effort to minimize paper and impact to the environment by migrating as many outbound and inbound paper communication to a digital form of communication. It was rewarding to have been staffed on this project within my first week of joining Optum. This project makes me feel like I have a


Senior Consultant, Optum Advisory Services

What does career growth look like on your team?

The company gives us many opportunities for learning as well as support in finding new innovative ways to tackle problems.


Enterprise Architect

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

My approach is to ensure that anyone within my organization knows that they can always reach out to me – a virtual “open door” policy. I hold regular 1:1 meetings with my team members, work extremely close with my colleagues and partners, and try to remain active in the discussions in our product and engineering Microsoft Teams channels. Much of th


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How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

One of the things I like most about working for Optum is my team. I help my colleagues solve their problems, and respond with a positive attitude to those who reach out. My goal is for anyone at Optum to feel comfortable reaching out to me if they need help. Our team spirit comes from the top down, my leadership is supportive and encouraging.


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What are Optum Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
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Pet insurance
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Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
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Performance bonus
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Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
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Generous PTO
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Relocation assistance
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Continuing education stipend
Online course subscriptions available

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