Principal contributions include preparation of large health datasets for analysis and use of modern statistical approaches for causal inference. Research projects use Medicare and Medicaid claims data. Specific studies may include policy analysis of pre-hospital care (ambulances) and specialty hospitals like trauma centers, and the evaluation and creation of patient safety measures for nursing homes.
This at-will position is wholly or partially funded by extramural funds (e.g., grant, gift, endowment) which is renewed under provisions set by the grantor. Employment will be contingent upon the continued receipt of these extramural funds and satisfactory job performance. If the position is eliminated due to the discontinuation of extramural funding, a minimum of one pay period's written notice (2 weeks) will be given or pay in-lieu of notice.
Cleans datasets and creates analytical files.
Analyzes data using SAS/Stata/R/Python.
Assists with the preparation of scientific manuscripts.
Conducts literature and policy reviews.
Follows established procedures or protocols and provides other assistance with research projects.
Knowledge in relevant scientific field required.
Knowledge of research techniques or methods required.
Knowledge of regulatory policies and procedures required.
Analytical skills required.
Problem-solving skills required.
Attention to detail required.
Organizational skills required.
Verbal and written communication skills required.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team required.
Ability to learn new research techniques or methods.
Education, Experience, and Certifications:
Required: Bachelor's degree
Preferred: Bachelor's degree in economics or statistics or related science
Required: Research and statistical coding experience
Preferred: Experience working with medical claims data
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application
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