UnitedHealth Group Senior Director, Research Team - Telecommute in Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Are you ready to deliver bold, business-savvy solutions to help millions live healthier lives? UnitedHealth Group is where some of the most innovative ideas in health care are created every day. As a Senior Director in the OptumHealth HCE Product Analytics organization, you will lead a team performing critical research and investigating key business issues in order to define and measure the value of Optum products and drive product effectiveness.
As a lead in this group, you will manage a team that interprets and analyzes clinical data to support product value definition and validation, statistical and predictive modeling and ongoing product enhancements which drive affordability. You will interact with senior leadership and matrix partners to achieve business objectives. This is where your bold ideas will write the next chapter in health care. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)
You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.
Collaborate with Product Analytics leaders and Product stakeholders to define and prioritize analytic roadmap
Manage and develop a team of researchers and data analysts by leading projects from conceptualization to completion
Guide your team to develop and present analytic value stories which demonstrate the impact of OptumHealth products, particularly Care and Condition Management
Recommend appropriate analytic methodologies and techniques to execute against an analysis plan or research objectives, analyze data by researching complex functional issues using a variety of resources
Present study designs, methodologies and results to internal and external customers
Build strong relationships with product and business leaders in Optum and UnitedHealth Group
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.
7+ years of experience in health care informatics and performing analysis on health data metrics
3+ years of management experience with progressive levels of accountability
Background in statistical modeling and evaluation methods
Advanced level proficiency with SAS
Advanced level of proficiency working with MS Excel, including advanced formulas, pivot tables, macros, etc.
Demonstrated self-motivation and initiative in order to excel in a fast-paced environment, pivot priorities as business needs shift and lead others through change
Exceptional presentation skills and professional communication style
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
- Master's Degree
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
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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