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Research Analyst (TIDE)

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute
Boston, MA
  • Posted: March 10, 2022
  • Full-Time

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Please note: As of January 18, 2022, all employees - including remote employees - must be fully vaccinated. This position will require the successful candidate to show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19. Point32Health is an equal opportunity employer, and will consider reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.

Job Summary

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute (HPHCI) is currently seeking a highly motivated individual to join our organization the Division of Therapeutics Research and Infectious Disease Epidemiology (TIDE) within Harvard Medical School's Department of Population Medicine (www.populationmedicine.org) as a Research Analyst. TIDE is the home of several large, complex, multi-institutional research initiatives based within health systems using electronic health data that support major national public health activities. Our mission is to improve health care delivery and population health through research and education, in partnership with health plans, delivery systems, and public health agencies. The Research Analyst plays a crucial role in supporting key initiatives in TIDE's portfolio.

The Research Analyst will perform a variety of observational research related activities, including but not limited to technical requirements preparation, SAS data management, and formal report preparation. This role will support the Sentinel Initiative, an FDA-funded medical product surveillance system, which uses existing administrative and electronic health care data from multiple collaborating and Data Partner institutions around the country (www.sentinelinitiative.org). The Research Analyst may also support projects funded by academic or industry sponsors.

Job Description

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:

  • Coordinate data management and data analysis.
  • Participate in or lead discussions with internal investigators and other analysts to understand and interpret questions, create technical specifications/requirements, and provide guidance and suggestions based on scientific and operational experience. Communicate with diverse groups of collaborators.
  • Assist in the management of quality control testing of analytic programs (e.g., SAS), in accordance with internal standards and guidelines. Create and maintain programs to perform analyses and generate routine and ad hoc reports, in close consultation with investigators, statisticians and senior programmers
  • Analyze large medical claims and/or electronic health record datasets.
  • Create and revise documentation, as appropriate. Prepare summary reports and presentations.
  • Perform out-of-the-box thinking, collaborate with others, and make a difference every day!
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.


Requirements

WHAT YOU NEED:
  • Bachelor's degree required; master's degree in public health, health services research, health policy, economics, epidemiology, or similar field preferred.
  • 1 to 5 years of relevant experience conducting epidemiological evaluations, or working with administrative healthcare and electronic health record data. General understanding / background in healthcare and sound knowledge of scientific research methods.
  • Knowledge of common electronic healthcare coding systems (e.g., NDC, RxNorm CUI, LOINC, ICD-9-CM/ICD-10-CM, HCPCS). Intermediate SAS programming skills. Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, especially Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, dependable, motivated, and willing to learn new tasks. Strong written and oral communications. Able to operate independently and with good judgment.
  • Resilient, collaborative, flexible, innovative.

What we build together changes our customer's health for the better. We are looking for talented and innovative people to join our team. Come join us!

Please note: As of January 18, 2022, all employees - including remote employees - must be fully vaccinated. This position will require the successful candidate to show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19. Point32Health is an equal opportunity employer, and will consider reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.

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