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Biostatistician - Telecommute within Worcester, MA

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Worcester
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

**Opportunities with Reliant Medical Group.** When you join Reliant, you'll be part of a community-based, multi-specialty, physician-led medical group. Everyone works collaboratively on a common purpose: improving the quality, cost and experience of health care. With the resources of a global health organization - Optum - behind us, we're at the forefront of value-based care. Supported by a patient-centric business model - integrated care teams focus on the best patient care, rather than volume. Here, you'll contribute to an **exceptional** patient experience. Discover a place where you can help shape the future of health care and do **your life's best work.(sm)**The Practice Research Network (PRN) Biostatistician contributes to the study of implementation and dissemination of a digital behavioral health ecosystem throughout our care delivery organization and assists with various other PRN projects. The Biostatistician provides a wide range of advanced statistical expertise, guidance and support to researchers and clinicians. Contributes to the design, development and reporting of research studies and clinical trials. Collects, manages, and analyzes health services and implementation data from across our health care organization.If you are located in the Worcester, MA area, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.**Primary Responsibilities:**+ Designs, analyzes, implements and reports findings on research studies; provides consultation to investigators on experimental, quasi-experimental, and observational study designs to advance medical and healthcare knowledge and support quality improvement+ Collaborates with investigators to formalize analysis protocols; advises on statistical analysis strategies and the presentation, interpretation, and reporting of results+ Supports the preparation of protocols, scientific abstracts, peer-reviewed manuscripts, and presentations. Authorship will be commensurate manuscript involvement+ Creates and documents computer data files, develops, programs, manages, and maintains complex statistical databases, performs data entry as necessary+ Serves as a subject matter expert on biostatistics and econometrics+ Oversees and coordinates the work of statistical support staff and/or data entry staff as appropriate+ Collaborates effectively with multidisciplinary team of researchers, clinicians, and external partners+ Maintains knowledge of current and emerging statistical analysis methodology+ Complies with health and safety requirements and with regulatory agencies+ Complies with established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives+ Enhances professional growth and development through educational programs, seminars, etc.+ Attends a variety of meetings, conferences, and seminars as required or directed+ Regular, reliable and predictable attendance is required+ Performs other similar and related duties as required or directedYou'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:**+ Master's Degree in biostatistics or relevant field+ 4+ years of analytical experience in healthcare or academic setting**Preferred Qualifications:**+ PhD in biostatistics, epidemiology, public health, economics, or related field+ Biostatistical consulting experience in healthcare or academic setting+ Experience working with electronic medical record and medical claims data+ Experience with econometric statistical techniques+ Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to develop peer-reviewed articles, clear reports and presentations about data and complex issues, and the ability to communicate across stakeholders (investors, CDO leadership and staff)+ Ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team_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 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)***All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.**Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only:** The salary range for Colorado/Connecticut/Nevada residents is $113,500 to $218,100. 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._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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