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Clinical Decision Support Specialist - Remote

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Here, you will find a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, talented peers, comprehensive benefits and career development opportunities. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as you help us advance health equity on a global scale. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together. - -The Clinical Decision Support Specialist will play a key role in implementing and optimizing clinical decision support tools to assist healthcare professionals in making informed and effective decisions. This position requires a deep understanding of healthcare processes, solid analytical skills, and the ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams.

You'll enjoy the flexibility to work remotely * from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. - - -Primary Responsibilities: -

  • Exercises direction and judgment while assisting with evaluating the clinical requirements and process for decision support tools. Collaborate with IT and clinical teams to implement and maintain clinical decision support tools
  • Analyze and interpret clinical data to develop actionable insights that enhance decision-making processes
  • Work with clinical and IT staff to create and refine clinical decision support rules and alert based on evidence-based practices and clinical guidelines
  • Manages competing demands in an environment with frequent changes, delays, or unexpected results and the ability to analyze implications of design concepts is critical; solves or escalates immediate problems in order to succeed on assigned projects and tasks

    - -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: -

    • Clinical certification (e.g. RN, RRT, CMA) -
    • 3+ years of clinical experience involving knowledge of modern hospital and/or physician office clinical practice - -

      Preferred Qualifications: - - - - -

      • RN license
      • Experience in a clinical decision support, EHR design/build experience, or healthcare informatics role
      • Comfort with using various communication and collaboration tools (e.g., Outlook, Excel, video conferencing, project management software)
      • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage time effectively
      • Flexibility to adapt to changes in tasks, priorities, or work processes
      • Willingness to learn and adapt to new tools and technologies
      • Timely responsiveness to emails and messages
      • Ability to stay focused and motivated without direct supervision
      • Setting and adhering to deadlines
      • Clear and concise written communication
      • Active listening during virtual meetings
      • Managing files and documents effectively
      • Building and maintaining relationships with remote colleagues
      • Communicating challenges or roadblocks in a timely manner
      • Understanding and adhering to online meeting etiquette
      • Respect for colleagues' time and boundaries

        -*All employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy -
        - -California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, or Washington Residents Only: The salary range for California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island or Washington residents is $56,300 to $110,400 per year. 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. -
        - -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: UnitedHealth Group 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. - - -UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment -

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, Los Angeles , Clinical Decision Support Specialist - Remote, Healthcare , Los Angeles, California

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