Part-time / Research Librarian - U.S. (Telecommuting) (377807)
Picis Inc - Dallas, TX
Full-time, Part-time, Other

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Position Description:
The Medical Writer provides a scientific view of the marketplace to help pharmaceutical companies make smart decisions about their products. With recognized experts in health economics, outcomes, data analysis, and strategic consulting, OptumInsight delivers the scientific evidence that helps products succeed in the real world. As part of OptumInsight, we are part of a worldwide health care service organization that uses innovation, integrity and commitment to prepare for the future. It's a rare combination for success that only a career with OptumInsight can provide.

The purpose of this position is to provide library support for the production of research manuscripts, abstracts, posters, PowerPoint slide presentations, white papers, value dossiers, and reports. This individual will prepare search strategies and provide the necessary research materials for the preparation of the above named deliverables.

This position will support several business lines in the US health economics and outcomes research unit of OptumInsight. Specifically, the business lines to be supported include Retrospective Research; Prospective Research; Decision Modeling; and Payer and Reimbursement Strategies.

Provide search strategies to support the research activities.

Execute the search strategies in a number of different databases.

Verify reference citations for accuracy and completeness; generate reference lists in required output styles.

Foster optimal work relationships with staff and external freelancers; effectively communicate the status of projects, providing continual feedback and recommendations to teams.


is part of the family of companies that make

UnitedHealth Group

one of the leaders across most major segments of the US health care system.

OptumInsight is one of the largest and fastest growing health information companies. We specialize in improving the performance of the health system by providing analytics, technology and consulting services that enable better decisions and results. We integrate workflow solutions that deliver data in real-time, and create actionable insights - processing health information that relates directly to and affects one in four patients in the US, one in every three Medicaid dollars and one in every five emergency room visits. And we do it all with every action focused on our shared values of Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation & Performance.

What can YOU do with the right information? At OptumInsight, the possibilities and the impact are limitless. No matter what your role is at OptumInsight, you'll be empowered to ask more questions, develop better solutions and help make the health care system greater than ever. It's always fresh. It's always exciting. And it's never been more important.


1+ year experience as a research librarian.

Master's degree in library science.

Proven writing and editing skills, encompassing attention to detail, accuracy, readability, awareness of target audience.

Ability to retain accuracy and high quality of work under constant pressure of tight deadlines and heavy workload.

Proficiency in MS Word and PowerPoint, and Internet search techniques.

Knowledge of Reference Manager Software is a plus.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

About this company
Picis, Inc. is a provider of healthcare information technology solutions designed for the delivery of patient care in the hospital,...