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Researcher or Researcher Senior Translational Research & Qua

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Job Details
Job Order Number
JC141526070
Company Name
Anthem, Inc
Physical Address

Wilmington, DE 19806
Job Description

Researcher or Researcher Senior Translational Research & Quality (TRAQ) – PS21182

Location: Wilmington, Delaware, United States

New

Requisition #: PS21182

Post Date: 13 hours ago

HealthCore, Inc., a health services research firm headquartered in Wilmington, DE is currently seeking Researcher or Researcher Senior to work for its Translational Research for Affordability and Quality (TRAQ) in our Wilmington, DE (preferred) or Alexandria, VA office.

HealthCore was 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.

Responsibilities vary with the position and include:

+ Performing retrospective and prospective health services, pharmacoeconomics, comparative effectiveness research activities.

+ Conducting cost-effectiveness and budget impact analysis with demonstrated knowledge regarding health technology and value assessment frameworks.

+ Supporting research activities for in the following areas: research designs, methodologies, analytical techniques, and reporting (with respect to statistical results).

+ Collaborating with team members to support research functions that bring high quality analyses, reports, peer-reviewed publications, presentations to clients and at professional meetings, and other milestones to fruition.

+ Utilizing industry standards as well as cutting-edge program evaluation and health economic analytical and statistical techniques such as difference-in-difference analysis and propensity score matching.

+ Supporting HealthCore’s participation in FDA’s Sentinel Initiative, which uses information from existing electronic healthcare data to assess the safety of FDA-approved medical products ().

+ Specific responsibilities include participation in drafting responses to RFPs, supporting selected project manager functions (e.g. ensuring timely deliverables, interfacing with company shared resources to complete project objectives, communicating project status with government client), executing Sentinel SAS queries and quality-checking the results, and participating in Sentinel workgroup opportunities to contribute intellectually to Sentinel’s evolution.

Qualifications:

+ This position requires a masters or doctoral level degree or relevant education in epidemiology, pharmacoeconomics, health services research and/or equivalent training in biostatistics, decision science, medicine, or a related field, plus 1-2 years of research experience (number of years of experience required depends on position level).

+ Post-graduate or post-doctoral training in conducting health services research with experience in biostatistics or epidemiology, managed care, PBM, pharmaceutical, or related experience is preferred.

+ Strong study design, statistical analysis skills and proficiency with one or more statistical applications (SAS, Stata, R) are required.

+ Experience with health plan administrative databases (pharmacy and medical claims) and electronic health records is preferred.

+ Experience with cost effectiveness analysis is preferred.

+ Experience with the Sentinel Initiative or other distributed databases and common data models (e.g., PCORnet) is preferred.

+ 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 free parking.

HealthCore is headquartered in Wilmington, DE, midway between New York City and Washington, DC, with new offices in Andover, MA and Alexandria, VA. As an independently operating subsidiary of Anthem, Inc., HealthCore offers the resources of the nation’s leading health benefits company in a small company environment.

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