St. Louis, Missouri,
United States

Job Type
Full Time
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We Are Hiring:
We are hiring for a Clinical Research Senior Data Scientist within the Health Economics and Clinical Outcomes team of the Ascension Data Sciences Institute. Specifically, this position would support Ascensions national health outcomes and clinical effectiveness research projects and university research partnerships. This role will be responsible for performing publication-quality study design and statistical interpretation for clinical effectiveness studies initiated by service line clinicians and time-series cohort analyses examining national quality initiatives. An immediate focus of this role will be to examine health outcomes in terms of total value considering both utilization (cost) and quality, through integration of data from multiple sources (clinical, administrative, and claims). In addition, this person will serve as a liaison between Ascensions investigators and data management teams to optimize research questions and prioritize data sources for acquisition and integration to support future research needs.
What You Will Do:
As a member of Ascensions national analytics team, this role involves interaction with clinical and research teams from the system office, health ministries, and academic partners. We are seeking a candidate who has the following background/experience:

* Health outcomes research
* Study design and biostatistics
* Proficient in R and RStudio
* Actionable interpretation of analytic output
* Requirements gathering and data discovery for research purposes
* Strong written and oral communication skill
* Contributes to the methods and results section of peer-reviewed research publications
* Provides guidance in appropriate study design, sample size, data collection methodology, and analysis methods

What You Will Need:

* High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required.

Work Experience:

* 1 year of experience required.
* 4 years of experience preferred.
* 2 years of leadership or management experience preferred.

Additional Preferences:

* We prefer the candidate to be in St. Louis, Austin, or Chicago
* PhD in Biostatistics

Why Join Our Team:
When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 150,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:
Ascension is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

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