Health Economics Data Analyst

Website bethematch National Marrow Donor Program/Be The Match

Be The Match® is a global leader in bone marrow transplantation.

This position is responsible for participating in the design, analysis, and interpretation of results from medical administrative claims data sets and internal NMDP financial and administrative data for the Public & Payer Policy Department to support strategic initiatives that aim to increase access to hematopoietic cell transplant (HCT).  This position will conduct analysis on large data sets, conduct policy analyses and research with the Public & Payer Policy team, assist in writing methods and results sections of manuscripts and reports, and present research findings and analysis to internal and external stakeholders. This position will also work closely with other NMDP departments such as Health Services Research, Finance, and Patient Services as it relates to the Public & Payer Policy strategic initiatives.

Minimum Education:

Master of Science (MS) degree in Biostatistics, Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, Information Management or Statistics. Three or more years’ experience in computer applications, information systems, database concepts, statistical programming in clinical data analyses and complex data sets, analysis and interpretation and documentation and outcome measurements/analysis is desired. Experience with complex survey data analysis and Medicare claims analysis, preferred.  Experience working in a health care and/or research setting is preferred.

Key Knowledge:

Strong knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages for analyzing datasets (Excel, R, SAS, etc.).  Knowledge of statistics including survival analysis and related statistical techniques. Technical expertise regarding data models, financial data modeling, and/or data mining. Skilled in statistical computing in PC and larger computing environments. Familiar with analyses of medical administrative claims data analyses, e.g., Medicare. Experience working with medical claim data is a plus. Familiarity with epidemiologic methods and methods for dealing with confounding is a plus.  Adept at queries, report writing and presenting findings. Requires interaction with a diverse population.

Key Skills:

Requires interaction with a diverse population. Must have an ability to meet deadlines, to be flexible, to problem solve, and to work effectively in a team environment and be a self-starter. Must demonstrate effective written and oral communication, strong presentation and listening skills. Display high standards of attendance, punctuality, maintains confidentiality, and manages time effectively.  Ability to prioritize and coordinate tasks and manage multiple deadlines simultaneously. Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and to work as part of a team. Excellent oral and written communication; strong interpersonal skills.  Ability to work with others internal and external to NMDP.

Other Requirements:

Position may involve intermittent travel.

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