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Epidemiologist - Telecommute - 923084

Boston, MA 02109 Work Remotely
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    923084

Were changing the way health care works for the better. That means consulting with our members, partnering with our physicians, and delivering drugs in the most efficient and effective way. Join us and start doing your lifes best work. (sm)
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"Optum Epidemiology provides research and consulting services for clients responding to regulatory authority requests as part of product launch and post-marketing commitment activities. We are at the forefront of epidemiologic methodology and practice, bringing scientific rigor and integrity to protocol design, data analytics, and research reporting. We have expertise analyzing a wide array of real-world data sources, including health insurance claims, electronic and paper medical records, patient and provider surveys, and death record databases. Our multidisciplinary team includes more than 50 epidemiologists and research analysts, supported by experienced project managers and research associates. The Epidemiologist has the primary responsibility for the scientific direction and day-to-day oversight of research projects.
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"Youll 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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  • Provide day-to-day scientific support and guide project execution in collaboration with the project team
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  • Preparation of study protocols, analytic plans, reports, manuscripts, and other client deliverables
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  • Review deliverables/reports prepared by epidemiologists prior to submission to clients
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  • Have direct client contact, including presentation of study results
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  • Present study results at scientific conferences
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  • Participate in business development
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  • Participate in proposal writing efforts
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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 in which you may be interested.

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Required Qualifications:

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  • Master's Degree in Epidemiology, or related field
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  • 4+ 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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  • Work independently and collaboratively
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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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  • 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 with direct client contact
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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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  • 2+ years of experience applying advanced pharmacoepidemiologic methods, such as propensity score-based approaches
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  • 1+ year of experience with SAS or similar statistical software
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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 worlds 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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"Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $79,700 to $142,600. 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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"Job Keywords: Sr. Scientist, Epidemiology, Telecommute, Telecommuter, Telecommuting, Remote

Posted: 2021-04-01 Expires: 2021-05-01

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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