Optum's Commercial Analytics team is focused on leveraging existing and future data assets and software products to meet Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and Medical Device Manufacturers information and insight needs on market dynamics and competitive activities. Data assets leveraged will include Optum's de - identified patient longitudinal claims database, as well as a comprehensive de - identified longitudinal virtual EHR clinical database among others. Software products that may be utilized may include Optum's ClinformaticsTM suite of business intelligence tools, NorthStarTM, and Optum's newest applications Cohort Builder and Patient Journey. Primary Responsibilities:Apply statistical and econometric methods to support consulting projects Perform analyses of data and interpret results to ensure validity of conclusions Extract and / or process internal or external data to support client projects through application of internal tools and externally provided software (i.e. SAS, Micro Strategies) Develop reports and presentations based on project specifications for delivery to clients Perform statistical quality assurance review and program validation for each project Provide analytical and data support for case studies and business proposals Interact with other departments to ensure a high level of client satisfaction through successful execution of projects Leverage skills to support creation of product improvements and new product offerings targeted at the needs of the life science marketing and analytics community
Required Qualifications:MS or MA degree in statistics, economics or other quantitative field required with 5+ years of practical application Experience working with a consulting firm Expertise in data extraction from databases, data cleansing and integration Experience leveraging patient level data (claims, EHR, etc.) to support commercially oriented business questions Utilization of SAS Ability to independently perform statistical analyses of claims and clinical data Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions Ability to work in a fast - paced, team - oriented environment Computer proficiency is required, specifically Excel and PowerPoint Excellent interpersonal communication skills (written and verbal) Strong attention to detail Excellent time and resource management skillsPreferred Qualifications:Utilization of R Experience with SAS, SAS / STAT, SAS Enterprise Minor, SAS Visual Analytics and Statistics Lives in New Jersey or Pennsylvania Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care 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. Job Keywords: SAS, SQL, Analytics, multi variable statistics, predictive modeling, segmentation, claims and EHR/EMR data analytics, population health analytics, Basking Ridge, NJ, New Jersey, PA, Pennsylvania, Telecommute, Telecommuter, Telecommuting, Remote, Work from home
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need... at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.