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Senior Scientist - Patient Insights - Lincoln, RI or Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group

Lincoln, RI
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Senior Scientist - Patient Insights - Lincoln, RI or Telecommute(Job Number:705670)

Physician and Medical Director careers at UnitedHealth Group are anything but ordinary. We push ourselves and each other to find smarter solutions. The result is a culture of performance that's driving the health care industry forward. of seeing a handful of patients each day, your work may affect millions for years to come. Join us. And start doing your life's best work.(sm)


The Senior Scientist plays a key role in ensuring the scientific development of Optum’s world-class patient-reported outcome (PRO) products and services. This position supports patient-centered outcomes research (e.g., quality of life, functional status assessment, disability, satisfaction, etc.) for client-sponsored and internally-funded projects. The Senior Scientist acts as a lead for project and proposal completion, including supervising and training junior level staff, and is responsible for overseeing a large portfolio of projects ranging from small, rapid turnover projects to large, multi-phase projects. The Senior Scientist also acts as Subject Matter Expert for therapeutic area(s), analytic method(s) and strategic considerations related to PROs.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Oversees a large portfolio of projects, including overseeing technical and scientific approaches for project and product development
  • Responsible for substantial business development
  • Delegates project workload to team members and manages team members assigned project work
  • Interacts with clients, clinical experts, and research support staff to ensure that projects are completed in a timely fashion and in accordance with quality standards
  • Responsible for all final project deliverables in which she / he is PI in terms of accuracy, quality, timeliness, and financial project performance
  • Support sales and marketing through presentation at conferences and to key decision makers in clients and prospects

Job Health Economics and Outcomes
Primary Location US-RI-Lincoln
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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