Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Cardiology. The position is located at Taylor Avenue Building. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
The individual in this position provides data management and programming expertise for Washington University School of Medicine faculty, primarily in the Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, and in collaboration with the Center for Administrative Data Research (CADR) and Center for Health Economics and Policy (CHEP). The studies will primarily use individual and longitudinal administrative health care billing and claims data.
The analyst will work in collaboration with other project and methodological staff under the direct supervision of the faculty member. The successful candidate will perform complex data management and programming tasks using primarily administrative datasets, including identifying eligible subjects and admissions, complex merging, aggregating, and transposing files. The analyst will regularly attend project meetings to understand the data management needs of project investigators and to present findings.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develops and implements code to create working datasets for analysis and report findings using SAS statistical analysis software, including generation of tables and graphs, editing and reporting.
Attends project meetings for subsequent analytic procedures.
Assists in developing a library of standard programming code for modification by other investigators.
Creates efficient programming code, with sufficient comments to be user friendly.
Performs thorough quality control checks on all programming code to verify accuracy and thoroughly documents all data.
Depending on interest, may participate in manuscript writing/editing or grant writing/editing.
Equivalent of Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (such as, Math, Statistics, Computer Science or Epidemiology).
Experience and proficiency with data analysis and data management utilizing statistical packages utilized by department/s.
Master’s preferred in statistics, computer science or related field.
Experience and proficiency with data analysis and data management utilizing statistical packages including SAS and R.
Bachelor or Master's degree in Public Health, Biology, Statistics, Computer Science, or related field with one to two years work-experience, preferably in a clinical or health services research environment.
Demonstrated database programming expertise.
The hiring range for this position is $47,985 - $61,193 annually.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
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