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UnitedHealth Group

Learning and Diffusion Consultant - Telecommute (106719811)

Sales and Marketing

Consultant

Yearly

No

Falls Church, Virginia, United States

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 health care 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.(sm)

We'll put you in the driver's seat on vital projects that have strategic importance to our mission of helping people lead healthier lives. Yes, we share a mission that inspires. We need your organizational talents and business discipline to help fuel ours.

The Lewin Group/OptumServe Consulting, a premier national health care and human services consulting and policy analysis firm with 50 years of experience, finds answers and solves problems for leading organizations in the public, non-profit, and private sectors. Lewin/OSC's strategic and analytical services aim to help clients:

  • Improve policy and expand knowledge of health care and human service systems
  • Enact, run, and evaluate programs to enhance delivery and financing of health care and family services
  • Deal with shifts in health care practice, technology, and regulation
  • Optimize performance, quality, coverage, and health outcomes
  • Create strategies for institutions, communities, associations, foundations, governments, and people to make health care and human services systems more effective

In the wide-ranging field of health and human services consulting, Lewin/OSC provides both depth and breadth of expertise. Our more than 250 consultants drawn from industry, government and academia share a strong commitment to Lewin/OSC’s core values of objectivity, integrity, analytical innovation, vision, and dedication to client satisfaction.


Lewin/OSC provides research and consulting services including program planning and development, implementation services, and post-implementation analytics and evaluation to assist the federal government in designing programs that improve the health and well-being of the nation’s citizens.

The Consultant will direct tasks and/or a series of smaller projects, ensuring that all projects are conducted with sound methods and techniques. Successful candidates will have research experience in health or human services as well as experience in business development and grant or proposal writing.

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Day-to-day management of research and consulting-related tasks
  • Advanced quantitative and/or qualitative analysis
  • Delivery of high-quality client and firm presentations, reports, and project deliverables
  • Participation in business development
  • Managing time effectively across multiple projects, with several managers and competing priorities


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:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required with 4+ years of post-graduate professional experience or a Master’s degree with 2+ years of post-graduate related experience or a Ph.D. with 0-1 year of post-graduate experience
  • 2+ years of work experience in health or human services consulting or quality improvement, policy research, analysis and/or evaluation
  • 1+ years of client/project management experience including managing to deadlines/deliverables and working with clients directly
  • Knowledge of any of the following areas: learning and diffusion, policy analysis, program evaluation, program integrity, informatics, strategic planning, and process improvement


Preferred Qualification:

  • Experience in specific subject matter/programs such as: community organizing, quality improvement, learning and diffusion, care transitions, whole person care, and/or program management and implementation


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 the health system 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 $82,100 to $146,900. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $90,500 to $161,600. 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.

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