1+ months

Director, Clinical Program Impact Researcher - Telecommute - 915695

Minneapolis, MN 55415 Work Remotely
  • Job Code
    915695

UnitedHealthcare is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

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The Director, Clinical Program Evaluation& Performance Measurement is part of the Clinical Program Evaluation Teamin UHC Value Creation and is charged with conducting a systematic review and impact evaluation for all clinical programs touching the lives of our members. The goal of the program is to ensure that each clinical program deployed represents our best opportunities to improve health and reduce cost. The teams efforts inform clinical program investments, program scaling, scoping and program refinement. This research leader is accountable for creating, shaping, and leading formal clinical evaluation studies designed to reveal the impact of each program using leading indicator data and ultimately mature data (e.g. claims, vendor-collected measures) as they become available.

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Youll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within United States as you take on some tough challenges.

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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • With a focus on informing our health plans on the value of clinical programs, develop and manage a strategy for conducting rigorous impact evaluation studies for planned and deployed clinical programs.
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  • Develop and maintain a research team business plan that creates and communicates planned productivity, timeline and individual team member responsibilities
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  • Collaborate with clinical program designers and implementation managers to ensure that deployment enables rigorous evaluation through, for example, pragmatic randomized trial, comparative effectiveness study, matched cohorts, or pre-post analysis
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  • Partner closely with the HCE teams to learn, align, and minimize redundancy while maximizing synergies
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  • Collaborate with Value Creation and Business leaders to set priorities that address highest areas of uncertainty, highest priority clinical outcomes, and highest financial risk
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  • Document research plan clearly and translate plan into analytic documents and output tables that communicate the analytic plan clearly to the full research team responsible for study execution
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  • Communicate in an accessible way to business leaders - the research plan, proposed analytic output, and the insight the work will provide. Seek feedback on early versions from business leaders to ensure the approach has a high potential to meet business needs
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  • Supervise and guide data analysts and programmers as they execute the analytic plan
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  • Meet routinely with diverse operational, regulatory, IT, network, and product teams across the organization to understand deeply the program implementation processes and barriers and to hear their perspective on distinct programs value, abrasion and hidden costs
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  • Advise Value Creation leaders on clinical program opportunities and implementation strategies discovered in data analysis
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  • Serve as a subject matter expert to clinical program designers and implementation managers to support their growing understanding of deployment approaches most amenable to robust impact evaluation
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  • Work daily to advance the goal of creating the best care possible, the best work environment possible and the steepest trajectory of individual team member development
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Youll 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.

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Required Qualifications:

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  • Doctoral degree in Health Services Research, Epidemiology, or related field (MD with significant quantitative or applied research experience may be considered)
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  • 10+ years of related research experience
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  • 3+ years of study design, research methodology, and statistical analysis
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  • 3+ years of experience meeting timelines and ability to manage multiple competing priorities
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  • 3+ years of leading a diverse research team within the healthcare industry
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  • 2+ years of experience working with and analyzing large administrative healthcare databases, such as administrative claims data and/or electronic health records
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  • If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. When in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are required to wear a mask in common areas. In addition, employees must comply with any state and local masking orders
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Preferred Qualifications:

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  • 3+ years of experience directly supervising analysts, programmers and junior researchers
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  • 3+ year of experience with SAS or similar statistical software
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  • 2+ years of experience applying advanced health services research design and data analysis
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  • Work ethic and demonstrated organizational and problem-solving skills
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  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
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  • Demonstrates adaptability and flexibility with changes in responsibilities and duties
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  • Track record of peer reviewed research publication in the area of clinical program evaluation or quality measurement
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Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 7 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can do your life's best work.(sm)

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Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $110,200 to $211,700. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. As of the date of this posting, In addition to your salary, UHG offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Health, dental, and vision plans; wellness program; flexible spending accounts; paid parking or public transportation costs; 401(k) retirement plan; employee stock purchase plan; life insurance, short-term disability insurance, and long-term disability insurance; business travel accident insurance; Employee Assistance Program; PTO; and employee-paid critical illness and accident insurance.

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*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Groups Telecommuter Policy.

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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.

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

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Posted: 2021-03-11 Expires: 2021-05-18

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