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UnitedHealth Group Director of Data Analytics - San Antonio, TX in San Antonio, Texas

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.

WellMed provides concierge – level medical care and service for seniors, delivered by physicians and clinic stat that understands and care about the patient’s health. WellMed’s proactive approach focuses on prevention and the complete coordination of care for patients. WellMed is now part of the Optum division under the greater UnitedHealth Group umbrella.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • The Director of DataAnalytics is responsible for leading the data analytics department, anddirecting the management, development, and integration of data analytics andbusiness intelligence necessary to support business goals, vision, andobjectives.

  • Provides thoughtleadership and acts as a subject matter expert in the design and recommendationof appropriate analytical approaches and methodology in addressing key issueswithin the business.

  • Leads the technicaloperations and development organization responsible for the analysis andresults interpretation of large data sets.

  • Organizes andassembles the staffing, technology, processes, and financial resourcesnecessary to address the current and future analytics needs of the business.

  • Oversees theprovision of citizen data access, business intelligence and statistical toolstrategy, enterprise dashboards, data visualizations, and business and clinicaldecision aids.

  • Leads collaborationefforts with business analytics teams and plays a critical role in the supportof enterprise data governance.

  • Functions as liaisonbetween IT and business partners to help prioritize data reporting andanalytics requests, establish processes to support citizen reporting, andensure proper data access and security protocols

  • Works andcollaborates closely with the Director of Data Science, ensuring alignment ofstrategies within the data analytics department.

  • Oversees data andanalysis education for end users and report consumers.

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:

  • Bachelor’s degree inInformatics, Data Science, Computer Science, Information Technology, Economics,Statistics, Applied Mathematics, or a related field required (10 additionalyears of comparable work experience beyond the required years of experience maybe substituted in lieu of a bachelor’s degree)

  • 5+ years ofexperience in management role in data analytics

  • 3+ years ofexperience working in healthcare environment

  • Strong knowledge andunderstanding of data systems and current analytics technologies.

  • Experienceeffectively communicating and exercising sound judgment when makingrecommendations to members of the Senior Leadership Team.

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 380,000+ 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)

Diversitycreates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal EmploymentOpportunity / Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants willreceive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion,sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexualorientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, geneticinformation, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealthGroup is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug testbefore beginning employment.

Job Keywords: Director of Data Analytics, San Antonio, TX, Texas

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