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Location16015 Cairnway Dr, Houston, Texas 77084
Employment TypeContractor
Date Posted2022-08-08
Direct Apply
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Valid Through2023-02-15

Job Description:

The primary purpose of the Health Services Research Senior Statistical Analyst position is to carry out data preparation responsibilities related to research conducted in Health Services Research, develops statistical programs, perform statistical analysis and prepares reports, often associated with observational and administrative data.

JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES

Data management and programming Understand medical billing and coding system, manage commonly used large multiscale claims databases such as IBM MarketScan data, Optum Clinformatics data mart, Medicare data, write SAS programs to generate analytical dataset for research project using Unix or Linux operation system. Learn SAS macro, SQL, and SAS ODS output. Develop appropriate approach to link geographic variables in claims data with publicly available datasets such as Area Health Resources Files to evaluate geographic disparities in cancer diagnosis and treatment.

Data analysis Perform basic and advanced statistical data analysis under supervision of a more advanced level analyst. Assist faculty member in development of new statistical methods or algorithm for claims-based analysis. Be able to manage multiple projects for multiple principle investigators efficiently. Willing to take on challenges to meet deadlines for projects.

Research and training Perform literature review, learn medical terms, and identify appropriate medical billing codes for research project under supervision of a more advanced level analyst or a faculty member. Participate and present at monthly statistical analysts' group seminar. Discuss with advanced level analyst and research team to propose ideas about study design, cohort selection, data analysis and results interpretation .

Reporting Prepare data analysis results in publishable formats such as tables, text, and figures. Draft the memo with study cohort, statistical analysis methods and results under the supervision of a more advanced level analyst. May present findings at relevant meetings both inside and outside of the institution as requested.

Other duties as assigned

COMPETENCIES

Analytical Thinking - Gather relevant information systematically; break down problems into simple components; make sound decisions.

Team with Others - Initiate, develop, and manage relationships and networks; encourage collaboration and input from all team members; value the contributions of all team members; balance individual and team goals.

Technical/Functional Expertise - Demonstrate technical proficiency required to do the job; possess up-to-date knowledge in the profession; provide technical expertise to others.

Written Communication - Convey information clearly and concisely through both formal and informal documents; adapt writing style to fit the audience.

Service Orientation

Provide service to our stakeholders, including patients, caregivers, colleagues and each other, in a safe, courteous, accountable, efficient and innovative manner to include:

  • Promoting inclusiveness and collegiality that demonstrates respect and professionalism to our stakeholders at all times

  • Modeling safe, ethical behavior that mitigates risk to the institution through sound business practices, and adherence to MD Anderson's Standards of Conduct, institutional policies and procedures

  • Responding to requests in a timely manner while proactively communicating expectations for procedures, service arrival, or project deliverables to stakeholders

  • Using the steps to HEAL (Hear, Empathize, Address and Learn) the relationship when service recovery is needed

COMPETENCIES

Analytical Thinking - Gather relevant information systematically; break down problems into simple components; make sound decisions.

Team with Others - Initiate, develop, and manage relationships and networks; encourage collaboration and input from all team members; value the contributions of all team members; balance individual and team goals.

Technical/Functional Expertise - Demonstrate technical proficiency required to do the job; possess up-to-date knowledge in the profession; provide technical expertise to others.

Written Communication - Convey information clearly and concisely through both formal and informal documents; adapt writing style to fit the audience.

Service Orientation

Provide service to our stakeholders, including patients, caregivers, colleagues and each other, in a safe, courteous, accountable, efficient and innovative manner to include:

  • Promoting inclusiveness and collegiality that demonstrates respect and professionalism to our stakeholders at all times

  • Modeling safe, ethical behavior that mitigates risk to the institution through sound business practices, and adherence to MD Anderson's Standards of Conduct, institutional policies and procedures

  • Responding to requests in a timely manner while proactively communicating expectations for procedures, service arrival, or project deliverables to stakeholders

  • Using the steps to HEAL (Hear, Empathize, Address and Learn) the relationship when service recovery is needed

EDUCATION:

Required: Master's degree in Biostatistics, Statistics, Bioinformatics, Mathematics or related field.

Preferred: PhD in Biostatistics, Statistics, Bioinformatics, Mathematics or related field.

EXPERIENCE:

Required: Four years experience with mainframe and/or PC databases, document processing and statistical software such as SAS and S-Plus. With preferred degree, two years of required experience.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 151419

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay

  • Work Week: Days

  • Fund Type: Soft

  • Work Location: Hybrid Onsite/Remote

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 81,000

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 101,500

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 122,000

  • Science Jobs: Yes

Job ID: 1812286041901741166

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