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Sr Pharmacoeconomics Researcher - Remote

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Tucker
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

For those who want to invent the future of health care, here's your opportunity. We're going beyond basic care to health programs integrated across the entire continuum of care. Join us and help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm) This role will be responsible for ideation and discovery with profound impact on member experience, outcomes and affordability initiatives in the pharmaceutical space. This role should have advanced and deep understanding of managed care with experience with P&T committees, governance bodies, comparative efficacy and safety drug reviews, lines of business, and benefit structures. We are changing the face of healthcare with cutting edge ideas and technologies to meet the quadruple aim. This role will be required to provide pharmacotherapeutic subject matter expertise in all disease areas and be able to contribute to overall clinical content strategy. We develop solutions that have high impacts across UHC, Optum, and Care Delivery Organizations to ensure projects are aligned with core strategies and goals. This role requires a high level of comfort with verbal presentations to various committees, our external markets, and physician leadership. This role requires advanced communication skills, both written and oral, ability to function in a highly matrixed team environment. This role bridges pharmaceutical clinical expertise with economic analysis and data research and synthesis supporting the business and affordability mission of the quadruple aim. This role also is required to deliver economic models such budget and cost benefit analysis. You'll enjoy the flexibility to work remotely from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. Primary Responsibilities: Independently develop and manage evidenced-based clinical pharmacy initiatives or programs across the clinical consistency lifecycle Research and develop therapeutic cost-effectiveness models from primary literature resources for the National Value and Therapeutics Committee Develop plans to create appealing data visualizations leveraging multiple internal and external data sources (quantitative and qualitative), and drawing insightful conclusions for decisions makers Develop plans to create compelling interactive dashboards for internal and external customers to identify, design, recommend and execute solutions to deliver actionable information Ability to synthesize clinical EBM to support and drive strategic business opportunities Ability to synthesize complex information to present to providers and patients for clinical detailing programs and pipeline monitoring Ability to apply prioritization to multiple projects or lead a singular focused complex, cross-business project Act as a subject matter expert for functionally diverse project teams to achieve desired end-results on complex problems regarding projects Establish lasting internal and external relationships with relevant businesses for strategic alignment to work initiatives Ability to work with external pharmaceutical manufacturers to develop relationships while maintaining focus on the OptumCare mission and values for cost-effective and quality care Bridge the clinical gap with data analytics to team to develop analysis plans with RWE/RWD to support various strategies cost/benefit, business value, and service targets Drives engagement with technology or operations on requirements and approach for desired business outcomes 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: Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) Degree with clinical work experience 5 years of relevant work experience (this may include residency or fellowship in one of the following areas): Managed Care, Healthcare, Health Plan, or health management consulting 5 yearsof experience developing/managing/directing large scale projects MS Office applications (including Excel, Access and Visio) and analytical skills necessary to interpret medical and pharmacy utilization data Proficient analytical skills in pharmaceutical and medical data interpretation with ability to develop the data story; including PowerBI Demonstrated ability to effectively present information and interact with senior management including physicians Demonstrated ability to summarize information and succinctly communicate analysis verbally and in writing Demonstrated ability to think critically, ask good questions, anticipate the customer/leadership ask and act proactively by rapidly acquiring and synthesizing knowledge from past projects to engage in new initiatives Proven solid in solving problems and issues in a matrix environment and communicating effectively at all levels of an organization Proven and advanced skills in literature searching, retrieval, critical appraisal, clinical study design, and statistical understanding Proven high degree of initiative to anticipate the data needs of the department and to research available data sources Proven self-starter with ability to drive independent problem solving and develop systemic solutions Proven strategic mindset, a self-starter with ability to drive independent problem solving and develop systemic solutions Proven solid project management, planning, organizational, and process improvement skills Proven good written and oral communications. Ability to summarize information and succinctly communicate analysis verbally and in writing. Ability to effectively present information and interact with senior management Preferred Qualifications: Post-graduate residency or Master's degree in a health economics outcomes research or pharmacoeconomics Experience with Tableau, PowerBI Proficiency with MS Word and PowerPoint, advanced skills in Excel (pivot tables, formulas), Access and Visio Careers at OptumCare . We're on a mission to change the face of health care. As the largest health and wellness business in the US, we help 58 million people navigate the health care system, finance their health care needs and achieve their health and well-being goals. Fortunately, we have a team of the best and brightest minds on the planet to make it happen. Together we're creating the most innovative ideas and comprehensive strategies to help heal the health care system and create a brighter future for us all. Join us and learn why there is no better place to do your life's best work.(sm) OptumCare is committed to creating an environment where physicians focus on what they do best: care for their patients. To do so, OptumCare provides administrative and business support services to both owned and affiliated medical practices which are part of OptumCare. Each medical practice part and their physician employees have complete authority with regards to all medical decision-making and patient care. OptumCare's support services do not interfere with or control the practice of medicine by the medical practices or any of their physicians. California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New York, Rhode Island, or Washington Residents Only: The salary range for California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New York, Rhode Island or Washington residents is $101,200 to $184,000. 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 employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone-of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income-deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority reflected in our mission. Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers 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. OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, Atlanta , Sr Pharmacoeconomics Researcher - Remote, Accounting, Auditing , Tucker, Georgia

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