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UnitedHealth Group Life Sciences Operations Consultant - Telecommute in Boston, Massachusetts

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)

Optum combines data, technology, and expertise to power modern health care. The Data & Advanced Analytic Tools Consulting team drives the adoption and use of technology solutions by managing, growing and developing relationships with research, scientific, and commercial leaders at life sciences companies through the use of Optum’s data assets and technology applications.

Optum's industry-leading data assets include clinically-robust Electronic Health Record (EHR) data spanning the care continuum (from the legacy Humedica business), eligibility-controlled affiliate and non-affiliate insurance claims data, a new class of deterministically-linked Integrated EHR and claims data, and linked profile data including socio-economic information and health risk assessments (HRAs). Optum’s data assets enable our clients to enrich their view of the patient and the patient journey through the healthcare system, serving needs across a spectrum of functional areas including real world evidence, health economics and outcomes research, safety and surveillance, epidemiology, and product commercialization.

Optum’s advanced analytic tools empower our clients to harness intelligence from these data assets with scale. Our wealth of data and tool solutions, combined with our industry expertise, is uncovering novel insights and driving real world change.

We’re now looking for a dynamic Life Sciences Operations Consultant to work closely with our Data Consulting team and other internal stakeholders to advance operational structure and efficiencies to better support our clients across the industry

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work as part of the Life Sciences Client Solutions team to support high value life sciences clients in their licensing and use of Optum’s real world data assets

  • Support and develop operational efficiencies that will enable the steam-lining and/or automation of client services functions

  • Develop and refine standard operating procedures (SOPs) to standardize and codify key Client Solutions functions and responsibilities that contribute to client satisfaction

  • Demonstrate solid knowledge of Optum data assets and underlying operations and processes that enable their usage in the marketplace

  • Participate in the drafting, review and delivery of data use agreements and third party agreements

  • Demonstrate a positive attitude and growth mindset by fostering collaboration and efficiencies that contribute to a healthy, high performance environment

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to manage multiple ongoing projects/deliverables

  • Provide exceptional customer service to internal and external 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:

  • 2+ years of professional experience in a health care setting

  • Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, MS teams) - (PowerPoint - ability to create and modify PPT presentations) (Excel - ability to create spreadsheet, pivot tables, formulas with little to no supervision)

  • Experience monitoring, reviewing contracts or similar agreements for adherence to rules, regulations, standard processes, etc.

  • Demonstrated project management skills - experience working on multiple aggressive project timelines with firm deadlines and client-relate deliverables

  • Experience working with cross-functional teams and supporting other team members to fulfill operational requirements

  • Experience presenting to a variety of stakeholders thru various media

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

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)

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

Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $64,800 to $116,000. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

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.

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