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Project Research Assistant I - Johnston, RI

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
JOHNSTON, RI
Date:
09/05/2017
2017-09-052017-10-04
Job Code:
1779923
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Project Research Assistant I - Johnston, RI(Job Number:728113)
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Position 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's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making Healthcare 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.

This position supports the Patient-Reported Outcomes group within Optum. We assist life science companies and population health organizations with measurement strategy, analytic support, and publication of research findings. As part of this, we develop surveys that are used worldwide. 

This position provides support to analysts and scientists engaging in health-related quality of life research projects including health outcomes analysis projects, strategy projects, instrument development projects, and dissemination work. In this position, you should be able to work well with little direction and have good knowledge of citation databases and literature search engines.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Facilitation of meeting arrangements, including minute-taking
  • Photocopying and collating of project materials
  • Obtain reprints of scientific articles
  • Use of bibliographic software (Reference Manager)
  • Document management / filing using Microsoft SharePoint
  • Build and maintain bibliographic / reference database and related reports
  • Manage library services
  • Assumes responsibility for completing tasks in a given timeline and in accordance with quality standards
  • Follows company and department standard operating procedures 
  • Interacts effectively and collegially with all employees, fostering a supportive and cross departmental sharing environment

Job Project Mgmt - Pharma Research
Primary Location US-RI-JOHNSTON
Other Location 
Organization LS - Patient Insights
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 1
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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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