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Principal Life Sciences Real World Data Consultant - Telecommute - 906584

Boston, MA 02109 Work Remotely
  • Job Code
    906584

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

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You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Facilitate client engagement through customized data trainings, supporting clinical research
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  • Develop and maintain data documentation for all data assets to encourage best practices in the use of real-world data assets
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  • Liaise between client researchers, Optum consultants and analytics staff to support consistent, clear communication with both internal and external clients
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  • Conduct data investigations to enhance client use of the data and to understand patterns of clinical documentation
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  • Conduct literature reviews to stay up to date on latest concepts and research requirements across multiple therapeutic areas
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  • Consult with clinical experts and health outcomes researchers to better understand data use cases and gaps; work with data analysts and other SMEs to executeon specific project plans
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  • Predict emerging client needs and participate in the development of innovative solutions to meet those needs
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  • Consult with clinical experts and health outcomes researchers to better understand data use cases and gaps; work with data analysts and other SMEs to executeon project plan
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  • Work closely with Product Development and other entities within the Optum family of companies to support product improvements and new product offerings
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  • Act as product SME, interacting with internal departments, such as sales, operations and client services, to ensure a high level of client satisfaction through successful execution of projects
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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.

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Required Qualifications:

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  • Bachelor's degree and 5+ years (or graduate degree with2+ years) of professional experience in the life sciences industry, healthcare field, or healthcare management consulting
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  • 1+ year SQL and relational database environment experience
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  • Experience communicating to a variety of stakeholder thru multiple mediums including but not limited to powerpoint, email, excel, live webex demo's, etc.
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  • Experience giving presentations to internal and/or external customers
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  • Healthcare/ life sciences experience - with strong knowledge in EHR and Claims; healthcare industry terminology and coding (e.g. NDC11, ICD9/ ICD10, HCPCS, CPT, LOINC)
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  • Ability to travel up to25-50% of the time (travel is during the week for 2-3 days if needed to meet with clients, home on weekends, and no travel until COVID restrictions are lifted)
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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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  • Master's degree in Health Care related field, Biosciences and/or Informatics
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  • Familiarity with pharma/biotech products (brands, generics, branded generic)
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  • Experience working with clinical patient data (lab tests, procedures, diagnoses, medications, etc.)
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  • Demonstrated ability to consult with clients on how to effectively use data to achieve business objectives
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  • Proven track record of managing analytic data consulting engagements, or pull through on use of business intelligence applications and consulting teams
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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)

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*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's 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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Job Keywords: Life Sciences, Data Consultant, Data, Consult, Telecommute, Remote, Work from home

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Posted: 2021-02-15 Expires: 2021-03-17

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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