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Researcher-Safety & Epidemiology-PS16647

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Job Details
Job Order Number
JC135098544
Company Name
Anthem, Inc
Physical Address

Wilmington, DE 19806
Job Description

Researcher-Safety & Epidemiology-PS16647

Location: Watertown, Massachusetts, United States

Requisition #: PS16647

Post Date: Jan 17, 2019

RESEARCHER, SAFETY AND EPIDEMIOLOGY

HealthCore, Inc., a health services research firm, is seeking a Researcher with experience in biostatistics or epidemiology to join our dynamic company. Founded in 1996, and now an independently-operating subsidiary of Anthem, Inc., HealthCore provides the health care system, biopharmaceutical industry, academia, and the Federal Government with “real-world” data to improve the quality, safety, and affordability of healthcare. HealthCore’s projects range from retrospective to large-scale, prospective studies in the areas of drug, vaccine, and medical device safety surveillance, risk management, pharmacoepidemiology, health outcomes, pharmacoeconomics, and comparative effectiveness research.

We are currently seeking a Researcher with expertise in epidemiology to join our Safety and Epidemiology Research team to work in our Watertown, MA or Wilmington, DE office . The Researcher will collaborate with epidemiologists, biostatisticians, programmers, project managers, clinicians, and others, to provide epidemiology expertise in support of multiple pharmacoepidemiology research projects for a portfolio of clients in the life sciences industry.

Responsibilities

+ 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.

+ Contribute to the development of protocols, statistical analysis plans, and reports.

+ 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.

Qualifications

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 with research.

Key competencies

+ 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 Boston Health Economics 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.

Working at HealthCore

In addition to a dynamic work environment, HealthCore offers a competitive salary and an outstanding benefits program including a 401(k) plan; health, dental, and vision insurance; discounted fitness club membership; life, AD&D, short and long-term disability insurance coverage; tuition assistance, and an employee stock purchase plan and free parking. As an independently operating subsidiary of Anthem, HealthCore offers the resources of the nation’s leading health benefits company in a small company environment.

HealthCore is headquartered in Wilmington, DE, midway between New York City and Washington, DC, with offices in Watertown, MA, Andover, MA and Alexandria, VA.

An Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Disability/Veteran


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