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Optum 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) 


Optum Physician Advisor Solutions' core business is Patient Admission Reviews for hospitals in need of a second opinion on Inpatient vs. Observation decisions for quality and insurance purposes. We have numerous software applications that have evolved over the last 15 years to facilitate what has been largely been a services-based business. We are building a new AI (Deep Learning) and NLP-based product to commercialize our internal capabilities by providing a self-service model delivered as a SaaS offering, hosted in the cloud. The logic has been extensively researched from over 100,000 published medical articles from more than 1,000 peer-reviewed academic journals. It has been applied to more than 13 million case reviews and 1 million appeals and is continuously updated by a team of full-time professional medical researchers to reflect advances in medical science and practice.


Our product is acting as a proprietary decision support application to assist Case Managers and Physician Advisors with assessing patient level of care and crafting accurate and consistent medical necessity compliance recommendations. Our goal is to result in better quality outcomes and lower costs for patients, while helping hospitals get reimbursed appropriately for the care they provide.


Software engineering is the application of engineering to the design, development, implementation, testing and maintenance of software in a systematic method. The roles in this function will cover all primary development activity across all technology functions that ensure we deliver code with high quality for our applications, products and services and to understand customer needs and to develop product roadmaps.


These roles include, but are not limited to analysis, design, coding, engineering, testing, debugging, standards, methods, tools analysis, documentation, research and development, maintenance, new development, operations and delivery. With every role in the company, each position has a requirement for building quality into every output. This also includes evaluating new tools, new techniques, strategies; Automation of common tasks; build of common utilities to drive organizational efficiency with a passion around technology and solutions and influence of thought and leadership on future capabilities and opportunities to apply technology in new and innovative ways.


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

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Design and implement product features including reusable components, frameworks and libraries in collaboration with business and IT stakeholders
  • Work very closely with architecture groups and drive solutions
  • Generally work is self-directed and not prescribed
  • Works with less structured, more complex issues.
  • Serves as a resource to others
  • Provides explanations and interpretations within area of expertise

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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Posted: 2020-10-16 Expires: 2020-11-15

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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