Health Care Analytics Senior Analyst

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Jan 04, 2018
Apr 21, 2018
Business, Healthcare
Employment Status
Full Time

Health Care that Starts with You!

Join a truly mission-driven organization! Independent, nonprofit UCare is recognized as one of the Minnesota's leading health plans. We provide more than 225,000 members across Minnesota and western Wisconsin with the health coverage plans and services they need to maintain and improve their health. The innovative coverage we create makes a difference for Medicare-eligible individuals, individuals and families enrolled in Minnesota Health Care Programs, such as MinnesotaCare and Medical Assistance, and disabled adults with special health care needs. UCare is growing in size, membership, products, geographic coverage, and employees. We're an organization that's going places. Be part of a team that cares about you, be part of UCare.



At UCare, we deliver high-quality health coverage and services to help members of all ages maintain and improve their health. It's a big job that takes innovative ideas, strategic partnerships, and a commitment to doing the right thing. Above all, it takes a compassionate team that is dedicated to making a real difference in the lives of our members and our communities.


Working at UCare is more than just a career; it's a mission. A mission that defines us as professionals, unites us as an organization, and shapes how we interact with our members and each other. Our values of integrity, community, quality, flexibility, and respect permeate every aspect of our organization - from who we are and how we act, to what we do and how we do it. We owe our continued success to our employees who proudly embody our mission and values in everything they do.


Position Description

Responsible for analytics and reporting in support of medical, behavioral health, and pharmaceutical projects, including utilization, population health, disease management, and strategic provider initiatives.  Major functional duties include:  independently leading projects of moderate scope and complexity, serving as a primary project liaison to other departments or external entities, SQL development, process documentation, quality assurance and analysis of standard, ad hoc and regulatory reporting, and maintaining reports and definitions that support the data needs of UCare staff.

·Collaborate in the development of reporting and analytics to support clinical, behavioral health, pharmacy, and health promotions efforts related to utilization analysis, outreach strategies, and operational requirements.  Meet with business owners to identify requirements; Use SQL to write queries of higher complexity utilizing UCare's Enterprise Data Warehouse.

·Initiate and implement new analyses and reports to support strategic provider relationships. Collaborate with team to identify informational needs; Develop understanding of UCare products, provider services, locations, competitors, etc.; Determine most suitable data and methodologies; Create report data; Provide context and high level analysis.

·Support assigned regulatory data submission processes and related audits.  Assist with investigation and resolution of data issues; Lead production of specific data deliverables; Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements; Perform ad hoc queries of higher complexity.

·Develop and maintain high level expertise in the use of ETG and ACG software. Perform data quality analysis and/or user acceptance testing; Identify and resolve potential issues with final output.

·Develop and maintain high level expertise in the use of UCare's Business Intelligence tools, including Microsoft Excel, Microsoft SQL Management Studio, Business Objects, Mede/Analytics, and other reporting software solutions.

·Maintain a thorough understanding of data structure within UCare's internal data systems, including membership, enrollment, claims, providers, and product lines.

·Represent the Health Care Economics department in internal committees and work groups.

·Other projects and duties as assigned.


B.S./B.A. with an emphasis in Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Public Health, or another field requiring extensive data analysis.  Demonstrated experience in health care analytics, statistical analysis, SQL programming, or regulatory reporting may be considered in lieu of degree.

Required Experience

Four years' experience with health care data analysis, database programming (preferably SQL), or regulatory reporting.

Preferred Experience

Experience using Business Objects, SAS, ACG and ETG a plus.

Additional experience with other major areas of health care analytics or reporting (HEDIS, risk adjustment, utilization, predictive modelling, etc.) a plus.


UCare is proud to be a recognized Star Tribune Top Workplace for the 8th consecutive year. As a part of our collaborative team, you'll experience the rewards that come with helping others and seeing the positive results of your hard work. We value and respect each individual's ideas and contributions, and give you the freedom to grow both personally and professionally. We are centrally located, and offer onsite education, equipment and wellness resources, a myriad of volunteer activities, and a number of other rewards. If you're looking for a welcoming environment that celebrates what you have to offer, helps you build on your strengths, and gives you the opportunity to truly make a difference, we invite you to apply.

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, we welcome and employ a diverse employee group committed to meeting the needs of UCare, our members, and the communities we serve.




Enter a highly collaborative environment where people are truly engaged, and feedback is valued. You'll enjoy a competitive salary and benefits, as well as a host of other perks, including a nationally recognized wellness program, and a bright, open, award-winning office space in Northeast Minneapolis just minutes from major freeways and retail centers. At UCare, we welcome and employ a diverse employee group committed to meeting the needs of UCare, our members, and the communities we serve.

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