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Senior Business Analyst - Hybrid - El Paso, TX

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: El Paso
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

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)Position in this function reviews assigned business processes from end-to-end to identify and address operational, financial and technological risks. -Identifies opportunities to improve efficiency or eliminate waste, lead process improvement projects and manage project teams for all other assigned strategic initiatives.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Works collaboratively with business and support leads and subject matter experts (SMEs) to map and document current processes from end to end
  • Performs moderately complex business analysis
  • Conducts focus group interviews, research initiatives and identifies best practices approaches
  • Documentation management (development and revisions) of assigned processes: workflows, policies and procedures, letters, etc.
  • Synthesizes data, develops recommendations, and reviews findings with business leadership
  • Prepares review documentation including Microsoft Visio process maps and PowerPoint presentations
  • Facilitates a Business Process Review workshop with all SMEs present to discuss opportunities, issues, and action plans
  • Leads Process Improvement and Project Management initiatives as assigned by the PMPIO and / or identified as a result of a business process review
  • Creates a process management system to monitor key performance indicators
  • Serves as a liaison between Operations and IT to assist or gather business requirements needed for system modifications, enhancements and implementations, even acting as Project Manager where experience is warranted
  • Performs all other related duties as assignedYou'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 required in Business, Nursing, Healthcare Administration, or related field
    • 3+ years of progressive responsibility with process improvement initiatives
    • Experience with process mapping methodology and creating process maps
    • Experience with budget projections and forecasting -
    • Experience with analyzing financial and/or healthcare utilization data -
    • Experience in mobilizing teams and maintaining motivation to accomplish goals under stringent timelines
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications to include Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and Outlook
    • Willing to travel up to 25%
    • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliancePreferred Qualifications:
      • PMP or Six Sigma certification -
      • Project Management experience
      • Health plan, healthcare or clinic operations experience
      • -Proven ability to successfully conceptualize an initiative, develop a plan and execute the plan through implementation
      • Ability to interact one-on-one and consult with all levels of executive managementPhysical & Mental Requirements:
        • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds
        • Ability to sit for extended periods of time
        • Ability to use fine motor skills to operate office equipment and/or machinery
        • Ability to receive and comprehend instructions verbally and/or in writing
        • Ability to use logical reasoning for simple and complex problem solvingTo 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 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)WellMed was founded in 1990 with a vision of being a physician-led company that could change the face of healthcare delivery for seniors. Through the WellMed Care Model, we specialize in helping our patients stay healthy by providing the care they need from doctors who care about them. We partner with multiple Medicare Advantage health plans in Texas and Florida and look forward to continuing growth.Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers 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.OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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