- Evaluates and analyzes data using accepted statistical and
biostatistical techniques. 2. Investigates, analyzes, and evaluates
complex statistical and programming problems. Determines proper
methodology, testing standards, and evaluation processes for
research projects. Recommends and develops statistical approaches
for use in analyses. 3. Prepares analysis plans and writes detailed
specifications for analysis files, consistency checks, tables, and
figures; communicates with clients regarding statistical analysis
issues. 4. In collaboration with research investigators,
contributes to the design of research studies, develops analytical
plans, conducts statistical analysis and interpret the results. 5.
Ensures the integrity of databases used in analyses through
development of essential data cleaning and checks, and data
back-ups. 6. Plans statistical programming activities and schedules
to provide investigators with time frames for projects. 7.
Recommends and develops statistical approaches by testing and
prototyping. 8. Organizes and creates documents and tables related
to datasets; communicates with data sources about data accuracy and
data dictionary. 9. May perform other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience
Master's Degree in Biostatistics, Statistics or relevant field.
Two years of experience; or equivalent combination of education and
Background Check Requirements
All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment
background screening for this position, which may include motor
vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on
the position description and job requirements. All offers are
contingent upon the successful completion of the background check.
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The Yale/Yale New Haven Hospital Center for Outcomes Research
and Evaluation (CORE) is a leading national outcomes research
center dedicated to transforming healthcare for the betterment of
people and society by leveraging data, analytics, and technology.
We have assembled a talented, multidisciplinary group who are
committed to developing solutions to the practical needs of
medicine and healthcare. Our organization combines the highest
academic ideals with a pragmatic approach that emphasizes the
production of useful knowledge. We are distinguished by our
creativity, dedication, experience, and skills - and our commitment
to having our work make a tangible difference to patients, the
public, and society.
CORE is seeking a Biostatistician who will work under the
direction of the Director of Data Management and Analytics to
provide comprehensive statistical support to multiple contract and
grant funded health outcomes projects.
The Biostatistician will perform a variety of duties involving
the application of statistical and/or machine learning methods to
the analysis of health outcomes data. They will work as part of a
project team to: provide input in the design and analysis of
research questions, assist in drafting analytic plans, prepare
manuscripts/technical reports, and present/communicate statistical
interpretations of data for multiple audiences with various
technical backgrounds. The Biostatistician will also process/clean
data, conduct analyses, and clearly document and disseminate
findings. As part of a project team, they collaborate with a group
of multidisciplinary team members to achieve project goals.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:
Previous work experience as a statistician for healthcare
services or medical field projects. Experience with healthcare
data, particularly Medicare or other insurance claims data,
clinical registry, Electronic Health Records (EHR), or patient
reported outcomes for statistical analysis highly preferred.
The intent of this job description is to provide a
representative summary of the essential functions that will be
required of the position and should not be construed as a
declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the
particular position. Employees will be assigned specific
job-related duties through their hiring departments.
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