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Epidemiologist - Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Miami
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

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 is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There is no room for error. If you are looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm) 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 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 management of research projects. You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide day-to-day scientific direction and guide project execution in collaboration with the project team
  • Preparation of study protocols, analytic plans, reports, manuscripts, and other client deliverables
  • Review deliverables/reports prepared by other epidemiologists prior to submission to clients
  • Direct client contact, including presentation of study results
  • Present study results at scientific conferences
  • Participate in business development
  • Participate in proposal writing efforts 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:
    • Advanced degree (PhD or MD)
    • 5+ years of related research experience
    • 5+ years of study design, research methodology, and statistical analysis
    • 5+ years of experience meeting timelines and ability to manage multiple competing priorities
    • Knowledge of study design, research methodology, and statistical analysis
    • Demonstrates adaptability and flexibility with changes in responsibilities and duties Preferred Qualifications:
      • PhD in Epidemiology, or related field
      • 4+ years of experience working with and analyzing large administrative healthcare databases, such as administrative claims data and/or electronic health records
      • 4+ years of experience applying advanced pharmacoepidemiologic methods, such as propensity score-based approaches
      • 3+ years with direct client contact
      • 2+ year of experience with SAS or similar statistical software
      • Excellent written and oral communication skills
      • Ability to work independently and collaboratively as leader of a team
      • Excellent work ethic and demonstrated organizational and problem-solving skills
      • Proven track record in meeting timelines and ability to manage multiple competing priorities To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment 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) Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $97,300 to $176,900. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $97,300 to $176,900. 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. *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.

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, Miami , Epidemiologist - Telecommute, Other , Miami, Florida

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