Health Outcomes Scientist

Remote VA Richmond 23227

Remote position available

Job Description

Conduct and coordinate applied health outcomes research including: design studies and evaluations based on sound methodological principles, conduct analyses and reporting of findings from health services data sets, develop protocols and tools, assist with collaborative research with universities, prepare papers and presentations for internal and external audiences, synthesize evidence from the literature for application to clinical practice, guide appropriate interpretation of findings, and distribute better practices resulting from findings.

Essential Functions


- Develop and conduct health outcomes research.  Conduct analyses and data mining using Magellan service and outcomes data sets.  Prepare reports and make recommendations for interventions based on findings and results of analyses.   Develop surveys and assessment tools, protocols and guidelines for usage.  Develop and maintain health outcomes knowledge related to Magellan populations.  Apply relevant analytic and statistical techniques necessary to complete outcome and research projects. 
- Collaborate with outside academic institutions in research projects including funding obtainment, research design and analyses, and writing publications and presenting results.
- Track past and current projects, maintain data repository, share findings internally and externally, maintain communication workflows and develop strategies for distribution of findings including web-based methods.
- Respond to marketing proposals, participate in marketing presentations, and translate research information into potential products.
- Represent Magellan to customer and scientific audiences and enhance Magellan's reputation for scientific leadership in applied behavioral health research through public speaking and conference presentations.

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General Job Information

Title

Senior Health Outcomes Scientist

Grade

26

Job Family

Clinical Services Group

Country

United States of America

FLSA Status

United States of America (Exempt)

Recruiting Start Date

2/7/2018

Date Requisition Created

2/7/2018

Minimum Qualifications

Education

Masters (Required)

License and Certifications - Required

License and Certifications - Preferred

Other Job Requirements

Responsibilities

5-8 years experience conducting research and developing survey and measurement tools.

Knowledge of health services research related to quality of care and managed care delivery

  • MA/MS in appropriate discipline related to health outcomes research (pharmacy, psychology, economics, statistics, health administration, epidemiology, or other relevant sciences).
  • 5-8 years' experience conducting research and developing survey and measurement tools.
  • Proficient in SPSS, SAS including Proc SQL, Proc Sort, Data Step syntax.
  • Experience in outcome research, data based design and sampling methodologies.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify issues and propose methodological solutions.
  • Ability to synthesize analyses well, highlighting implications of findings.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct and interpret quantitative/qualitative analysis.
  • Possesses technical expertise in applicable areas.
  • Must demonstrate effective communication skills: consulting, interpersonal, and presentation.
  • Proficiency with use of Microsoft Excel and/or Access for analysis purposes, including use of Excel's pivot table and graphical features and Access queries.
  • Proficiency with basic querying capabilities using ANSI SQL for relational database read only querying purposes.
  • Experience using self-service reporting tools such as Cognos, Hyperion, Actuate or Business Objects.
  • Proficient in SPSS, SAS including Proc SQL, Proc Sort, Data Step syntax. Proficiency with use of Microsoft Excel and/or Access for analysis purposes, including use of Excel pivot table and graphical features and Access queries.
  • Proficiency with basic querying capabilities using ANSI SQL for relational database read only querying purposes.
  • Experience using self-service reporting tools such as Cognos, Hyperion, Actuate or Business Objects.

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“I receive a high level of support from our Senior Management Team to execute on our vision. They are always accessible and approachable, something I’ve found to be very unique to Magellan.”