Chief Medical Information Officer – Optum Technology

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August 8, 2020
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DO, MD, MSc, NP, PA, PharmD, RN
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As the Chief Medical Information Officer for Optum Technology, you will help drive a next generation clinical platform supporting individuals from wellness through hospice care, shape future clinical technology investments and create value to both healthcare providers and consumers.

Core responsibilities will include:

  • Provide clinical expertise for platform/product development
  • Influence platform/product direction based on clinical relevance
  • Advocate from a clinical point of view
  • Evangelize platform/product internally and externally
  • Advance clinical technology agenda, including work in the Genomics and Biomarker spaces
  • Collaborate with technology teams to build Proof of Concepts
  • Challenge the status quo and serve as an enterprise steward to drive change
  • Serve as Clinical subject matter expert across the Optum Technology organization

Required Qualifications:

  • Clinician with advanced degree (e.g., DO, MD, MSN, PharmD) and current board certification
  • 10 + years of experience managing Clinical Informatics programs/projects affecting end-users interacting with patients
  • Demonstrated understanding how technology can optimize and enable business objectives
  • Track record of success translating customer needs into high quality system solutions and ensuring effective operational outcomes
  • Proven organizational acumen, evidenced by a history of effectively navigating a matrixed eco-system to get results
  • Embodies a commitment to support the growth and development of others as a servant leader

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Currently seeing patients in a clinical setting
  • Formal training and/or board certification in Clinical Informatics
  • MBA

 Functional Competencies:

  • Accessibility: assesses and evaluates digital experiences
  • Analytical: interprets meaning through the identification and study of patterns in data
  • Architecture: applies technical expertise to bring together ideas, business strategy, system capabilities and customers 
  • Customer Focus: provides support for customers in a manner that instills confidence and produces positive outcomes
  • Data integration: demonstrates the ability to build business value and enable actionable insights from data
  • Financial acumen: applies financial management principles to prepare, analyze, deliver and take action  
  • Issue/Risk management: proactively identifies, mitigates, manages and resolves issues that create risk
  • Technology acumen: seeks out and applies industry standards, concepts & functionality of technology and understands the interdependencies between technologies


Technology Careers with Optum. Information and technology have amazing power to transform the healthcare industry and improve people's lives. This is where it's happening. This is where you'll help solve the problems that have never been solved. We're freeing information so it can be used safely and securely wherever it's needed. We're creating the very best ideas that can most easily be put into action to help our clients improve the quality of care and lower costs for millions. This is where the best and the brightest work together to make positive change a reality. This is the place to do your life's best work.SM


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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