Senior Actuarial Consultant, Provider Consulting Practice - Englewood, CO more...
Location:Englewood, CO
First posted:August 30, 2017

For those who believe in the power of data to help write the next chapter in health care, here's your opportunity. At UnitedHealth Group, you will be part of Optum -- the actuarial consulting leader in health care innovation. Being a Senior Actuarial Consultant is about far more than numbers. It's about analyzing data and delivering bold, business-savvy solutions to help millions live healthier lives. You'll use innovative tools including the largest database of health care information in the world to interpret the key drivers of health care trends for our internal and external clients. You'll work with an elite actuarial team to perform mathematical analyses and actuarial modeling to identify statistical findings and conclusions. And you'll open doors to countless new career opportunities. The work is as challenging as it is rewarding. Join us. There's never been a better time to do your life's best work.(sm)

The Provider Consulting Practice of Optum consults with Provider organizations, ACOs, and many other risk-based organizations on financial risk management initiatives ranging from fee-for-service to value-based care. As a Senior Actuarial Consultant you will lead projects including, but not limited to financial feasibility analyses, financial projection contract analysis, claims based opportunity analyses. You'll work with an elite provider-focused actuarial team along with our clinical counterparts to interpret the intersection of actuarial modeling and population health management. This role fosters strong, ongoing client relationships due to the ability to manage high value initiatives that impact the delivery of products and services for our customers and provides the opportunity to provide continuous coaching, direction, feedback and development for other consultants. This is an extraordinary position that will provide you the skills to open countless new career opportunities.

Primary Responsibilities:

Develop and manage provider focused solutions for internal and external customers

Evaluate population health programs

Design and develop processes for reporting and analytics to meet customer objectives

Perform financial projections and pro-formas for value based care contracts

Develop provider distribution compensation models

Consult on value based care contracts and term definitions

Perform financial feasibility analyses

Design new programs and products in collaboration with clinical partners

Lead negotiations and presentations

Perform quantitative analysis of Actuarial, financial, utilization and costs data

Pursue and support new business development activities

Analyze forecasts and trends

Deploy strong project management and organizational skills

Manage multiple clients and projects at a time

Lead junior project staff on analysis

Contribute to growth and profitability goals of the Provider Consulting Practice

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree

5+ years of Healthcare Actuarial experience

Must be on the Actuarial exam track, having passed a minimum of 4 exams

Advanced proficiency working with MS Excel including formulas, calculations, charts, graphs, macros, etc.

Experience leading the analytics of multiple small to mid-sized projects and/or initiatives simultaneously

Experience overseeing direct reports OR guiding the analytics of staff on assigned projects

Experience presenting and/or consulting with internal staff, internal/external clients, and senior leadership
Preferred Qualifications:

ASA or FSA designation

Provider actuarial focused consulting experience

ACO and value based care experience

Proficiency with SAS and/or SQL
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: actuary, provider, analytics, excel, programming, SAS, SQL, Englewood, Denver, CO, Colorado

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