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Landmark Health, part of the Optum and UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, was created to transform how healthcare is delivered to the most medically vulnerable members in our community. Our medical group provides home-based medical care to chronically ill patients, many of whom are ill-equipped to navigate our overwhelming healthcare system.

Objective
You will inform key financial and business decisions by conducting and communicating analytics on several fronts. Key projects include measuring the performance of value-based / shared savings arrangements, internal forecasting / budgeting and supporting the Landmark value proposition for current and prospective patients and business partners.

If you are located within New York, NY you will have the flexibility to telecommute as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Maintain, enhance, and execute shared savings models: extracting, summarizing, and validating data; setting assumptions; and assessing the reasonability of results
  • Partner with the Data Science team to demonstrate value from the Landmark Program by supporting revenue / risk score and healthcare utilization trend reporting and financial savings estimates
  • Work with other finance teams to monitor performance against forecasts, analyzing and explaining drivers of variances
  • Communicate actuarial concepts to account management teams
  • Support the business intelligence team with optimizing data quality for new clients


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:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably in actuarial science or economics)
  • Completion of at least 2 actuarial exams

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of actuarial experience within a healthcare and/or managed care organization Experience with Medicare and/or programming in SAS and/or SQL
  • Solid technical, problem-solving, organizational and communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Ability to take initiative and work effectively in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance

Physical Demands:
Below are the physical requirements which are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Regular requirement to sit; use hands to touch, handle or feel
  • Regular requirement to talk and listen
  • Occasional requirement to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms
  • Vision abilities include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus

Work Environment:
Below is a description of the work environment that the employee will encounter while performing the essential functions of the job.  

  • Noise level is usually moderate


To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment

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)

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.


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 bylower 48 law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.


Job country: United States

City: Philadelphia

Category: Actuaries

Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States

Job posted 2022-06-04

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