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Begin your career at UnitedHealth Group and you’ll get an opportunity to do something extraordinary with your first job out of school: make a real difference. We have modest goals: Help millions of people live healthier lives. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Brilliant. Compassionate. Driven. To these select few, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture. You’ll find a world of career options fueled by your performance and limited only by imagination. Start here.

Here’s the idea. We built focused businesses, inside UnitedHealth Group, organized around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. Through our two business platforms, UnitedHealthcare and Optum, we work to improve the health care system and advance the health and well-being of individuals and communities so that they can enjoy better, fuller lives. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges. It’s a culture of optimism that’s not like any place you’ve ever worked. Many incredible ideas in one incredible company.

OptumInsight is part of the family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group one of the leaders across most major segments of the U.S. health care system.

OptumInsight is one of the largest and fastest growing health information companies. We specialize in improving the performance of the health system by providing analytics, technology, and consulting services that enable better decisions and results. We integrate workflow solutions that deliver data in real-time, and create actionable insights - processing health information that relates directly to and affects one in four patients in the U.S., one in every three Medicaid dollars and one in every five emergency room visits. And we do it all with every action focused on our shared values of Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation & Performance.

What can YOU do with the right information? At OptumInsight, the possibilities and the impact are limitless. No matter what your role is at OptumInsight, you'll be empowered to ask more questions, develop better solutions, and help make the health care system greater than ever. It's always fresh. It's always exciting. And it's never been more important.

 

The Consulting Development Program is a tailored program for recent college graduates who are interested in developing a consulting career in the Health Care industry. The multi-year program includes the following:

- Focused professional development including live and computer-based training

- Professional networking, executive exposure, and community outreach activities

- A dedicated professional mentor to help guide and shape your career path

- Opportunities to work with seasoned industry professionals

- Exposure to the most complex problems in health care via "real" client work

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Working directly with our clients to help determine needs and solve complex business problems by performing the following types of activities:
    • Conduct research studies that may include collecting, analyzing, trending and presenting data and recommendations to management
    • Assist with requirements analysis and verification
    • Document customer/client requirements through clear, unambiguous, concise and effective written and oral communication
    • Develop, enhance and maintain planning models, surveys, and benchmarks
    • Perform analysis for business process re-engineering opportunities and define, develop and document before and after process flows
    • Maintain work papers, work plans, methods and results
    • Develop job aids, training material and instructions for team members
    • Assist senior team members with project management duties

 

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 from an accredited college/university; coursework to obtain degree must be completed prior to start of employment.
  • Ability to travel up to 80% of the time as part of the Optum Advisory Services Consulting Team
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance. 
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship, now or in the future, for employment-based work authorization (F-1 students with practical training and candidates requiring H-1Bs, TNs, etc. will not be considered)  F-1 visa holders with Optional Practical Training (OPT) who will require H-1B status, TNs, or current H-1B visa holders will not be considered.  H1-B and green card sponsorship is not available for this position.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree earned previously within 24 months
  • Minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA
  • Business acumen & global mindset
  • Thrive in team-based culture and fast changing environment
  • Ability to quickly understand complex business issues and make strategic decisions
  • Previous healthcare experience

 

UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status

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: Advisory Services Analyst, CDP, Washington, DC, District of Columbia

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Advisory Services Analyst, Consulting Development Program- Washington, D.C.