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UnitedHealth Group OptumRx Business Analyst (Strong MS Excel / Data) - Irvine CA in Irvine, California

Optum, a UnitedHealth Group company, is a dynamic health services and innovation company. As a global team of 125,000+, our skill and expertise is matched only by the commitment and passion we share to transform health care. We are tackling the biggest challenges in health care by partnering across the entire system. Together, we are transforming health care for a better future for everyone we serve. Our partners choose us for our combination of unique capabilities. This is a place like no other and where you’ll do your life’s best work. SM

As a Business Analyst for PBM Operations team, you will work closely with clinical pharmacists to develop and update formularies by conducting data analysis and file management. You will prepare and maintain formulary configuration for implementation into the RxClaim system and various databases. Our BusinessAnalysts are responsible for ensuring the accuracy of data, analysis, and reports by conducting cross-reference validations. Do you have strong / advanced Microsoft Excel skills? Do you have experience working with large data sets? Are you detail oriented? If so, you might be the right person for this challenging and complex position. This position will be office-based in Irvine, CA.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Prepareand coordinate member materials. During peak times this may be the full timefocus of the position

  • Workunder strict guidelines and deadlines enforced by CMS (Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services) to complete formulary submissions

  • Createand maintain work instructions for current and new business processes

  • Assistin preparing marketing materials

  • Actas point of contact for internal and client inquiries

  • Actas a resource for the team and is able to work with minimal guidance andsupervision

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:

  • HighSchool graduate

  • 2+years of experience working with and using large data sets.

  • 2+years of data and complex ad hoc analysis experience

  • Highlevel of detail orientation and accuracy

  • Advance/Expertin MS Excel (Pivot Tables, VOOKUP, HLOOKUP, INDEX, MATCH)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’sdegree

  • RxClaimknowledge and experience

  • Pharmacytechnician license or certification

  • MedicarePart D or managed care experience

  • Analyticaland Mathematical comprehension

  • Creatingand enhancing tools and modules

  • PBM(Pharmacy Benefit Management) or healthcare background

  • Demonstratedexcellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Demonstratedability to work collaboratively in a team environment

  • Experienceidentifying and troubleshooting in a fast past environment where strongorganizational skills

  • Apassion for and commitment to a consumer and client driven culture

As a Fortune 6 company with over 325,000 people all pulling in the same direction, we’re used to setting the pace for change. Take a running start and join us so you can achieve more while doing your life’s best work. SM

Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired individuals, we're building a high-performance health care system that works better for more people in more ways than ever. Now we're looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant - and built for speed.

Come to UnitedHealth Group, and share your ideas and your passion for doing more. We have roles that will fit your skills and knowledge. We have diverse opportunities that will fit your dreams.

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.

Key words: PBM, OptumRx, pharmacy, pharmaceutical, prescription, RxClaim, Medicare Part D, Technician, MS Excel, data, analysis, analytical