Elevance Health Senior Researcher in Watertown, Massachusetts
Job Family: Biostatistics and Research
Type: Full time
Date Posted:Aug 02, 2022
Req #: PS70328
HealthCore, Inc. works with life sciences companies, payers and providers, and government and academic organizations to provide real-world evidence in support of a wide variety of healthcare decisions. HealthCore is a proud member of the Elevance Health Inc. a family of companies and delivers unparalleled clarity and actionable information to healthcare decision makers.
The preferred locations for this position are the Wilmington, DE and Newton, MA offices, remote option is available.
Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:
Lead or support the design and execution of pharmacoepidemiology research, including post-authorization safety, risk mitigation, and active monitoring studies
Provide epidemiology subject matter expertise and lead or support research activities related to scientific study design, application of appropriate statistical methods, interpretation of results, reporting, and communication of results.
Lead and/or contribute to the development of protocols, statistical analysis plans, reports, and publications.
Lead or support the development of detailed specifications for study databases and analysis files, consistency checks, tables, and figures; communicates requirements to the programming group
Conduct review of administrative claims data and statistical output to ensure the superior quality of research activities and client deliverables.
Lead or support initiatives that leverage and enhance HealthCore’s research environment.
Publish research findings and present at professional scientific meetings.
Present the company’s epidemiology expertise to prospective clients and support business development activities, including proposal development.
This position requires a masters or doctoral level degree or relevant education in health sciences and/or equivalent training in epidemiology, biostatistics, health services research, or a related field, plus experience (1 or more years of experience required depending on position level).
Ph.D or MD preferred. Postgraduate or post-doctoral training or relevant experience in conducting health research preferred.
Superior knowledge of epidemiology study design and statistical methodology.
Experience leading research teams in the design and execution of pharmacoepidemiology studies.
Experience with healthcare claims data and knowledge of advanced statistical methods used in the evaluation of healthcare claims data.
Experience with consulting for the life sciences industry.
Proficiency in SAS statistical software is required.
Proficiency in R statistical software is highly desired.
Proficiency using the Panalgo Instant Health Data (IHD) tool is highly desired.
Strong attention to detail, adaptable to changing priorities, innovative in conducting statistical analysis, and able to manage and prioritize multiple projects to ensure their quality and on-time delivery.
Excellent communication skills and work well in a team environment
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Be part of an Extraordinary Team
Elevance Health is a health company dedicated to improving lives and communities – and making healthcare simpler. Previously known as Anthem, Inc., we have evolved into a company focused on whole health and updated our name to better reflect the direction the company is heading.
We are looking for leaders at all levels of the organization who are passionate about making an impact on our members and the communities we serve. You will thrive in a complex and collaborative environment where you take action and ownership to solve problems and lead change. Do you want to be part of a larger purpose and an evolving, high-performance culture that empowers you to make an impact?
We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.
The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Elevance Health. We require all new candidates to become vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide – and Elevance Health approves – a valid religious or medical explanation as to why you are not able to get vaccinated that Elevance Health is able to reasonably accommodate. Elevance Health will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.
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