Full benefits, including paid vacation and sick time, health, vision, dental, retirement, and tuition reimbursement
Internal Number: JR70005
Job Profile Summary: Performs innovative data management, data analyses, and statistical analyses on large administrative healthcare databases using statistical packages such as SAS and Stata. Assists investigators in the design and analysis of health services research studies. May be required to assume major analytics responsibilities on large projects.
Performs data analysis and data management using the best methodologies as implemented in statistical packages (SAS, SQL, Stata, R)
Manages and analyzes large Medicare claims and other administrative healthcare datasets
Implements health services research studies using statistical and econometric methods
Advises, consults, and assists investigators in data management, analytics, and statistical analyses of large health services research studies using administrative and survey data
Assists in data base design, implementation and maintenance of data collected over time for research purposes, including acquisition, editing and reporting
Assumes major/exclusive analytics responsibilities on large projects
May help train and/or supervise other staff
Performs research-related activities with limited supervision, including but not limited to: prioritizing and timely delivery of statistical analyses; report writing; generation of tables and graphs; providing publication quality material to investigators for manuscripts and grants
Critical Skills and Expertise:
Expert in SAS and SQL programming, as well as Stata or R
Expert in management and analysis of large healthcare claims and other administrative databases
Advanced methodological training in statistics and/or econometrics
Prior experience in conducting health services research studies
Analytical, quantitative, and verbal reasoning and problem-solving skills
Master’s degree in biostatistics, health services research, health economics or other related quantitative discipline
3-5 years of full-time work experience in health services research using complex statistical methods with SAS, SQL, Stata, and R programming languages to link and analyze large medical claims databases
Why work at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis?
WashU prides itself on being a place where people matter and serious work is done. Our faculty and staff are committed to excellence in research, teaching and patient care. Our people work together in an inclusive and diverse community to develop big ideas and tackle challenging problems. Washington University School of Medicine (WUSM) is one of the premier medical schools in the world and is recognized for its distinguished achievements in original research. Twelve current faculty members have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, 30 belong to the Institute of Medicine, and 19 Nobel laureates have been associated with the School of Medicine. In fiscal year 2022, WUSM was the 7th largest recipient of NIH dollars among 155 U.S. Medical Schools.