Highmark Health Senior Research Statistician in Helena, Montana
Job Description :
Entirely Remote Work From Anywhere Role!
At Highmark Health, data, analytics, and technology are at the heart of our strategy. Leveraging our unique position as a payor and a provider, the Enterprise Data and Analytics team implements advanced solutions that generate differentiated insights that pave the way for everyone to embrace health. We lead cutting-edge cloud technology solutions, are funded to pursue bold ideas, and we have access to innovative partners, including world-class institutions such as Carnegie Mellon and Johns Hopkins Universities. Enterprise Data and Analytics team members are enabled to thrive in a flexible Work From Anywhere environment that fosters career growth, work-life balance, and professional development. This job will act as a senior statistician for a program supporting multiple projects with any level of complexity and will be the primary contact for all biostatistics related activities on high priority projects. Develops and consults on enterprise-wide statistics consulting and research capabilities, as well as serves as an enterprise expert for complex statistical questions, study design considerations, and protocol development.
Mentor and advise junior research statisticians and other colleagues on statistical methods.
Consult in the process of protocol development by choosing an appropriate study design, including statistical methodologies, calculating necessary sample size to achieve a pre-specified power, and writing the statistical section of the protocol.Sample size calculations may require some literature search to ensure that the study assumptions are correct.
Writes and reviews statistical analysis plans (SAPs) based on the protocol, including development of well-presented mock-up displays for tables, listings, and figures. Creates or reviews programming specifications for analysis datasets, tables, listings, and figures.
Directs the activities of other personnel to support overall program direction and mentors to ensure timely completion of high quality work. Provides independent review of project work produced by junior statisticians, analysts and others in the department. Consults in project teams, interfacing as necessary with other departmental project team representatives.
Determines time estimates for completion of study related activities with stakeholders and management and proactively communicates to management any difficulties with meeting these timelines. Drives progress on study activities against agreed upon milestones and ensures the study timelines for project deliverables are met. responsible for scope and workingwith program management, escalates as needed.
Consults on business development activities by working with junior colleagues to contribute proposals, budgets, and attending sponsor bid defense meetings.
Conducts and participates in review and quality control of project deliverables, ensuring that output meets expectations and is consistent with analysis described in SAP.
Consults and supports junior colleagues and collaborators to review randomization schedule(s) to ensure there are no errors present and sponsor and protocol requirements are met. Ensures ongoing monitoring of actual randomization scheme.
Other duties as assigned or requested.
- Master's Degree in BioStatistics or related field
Doctorate in BioStatistics or related field
- 3 years of Statistics or related experience
3 years of Understanding of high-level learning/artificial intelligence concepts
3 years of Experience in open source programming (R or Python)
LICENSES or CERTIFICATIONS
Excellent knowledge of statistical theory including experimental design, categorical data analysis, analysis of variance (covariance), survival analysis, and non-parametric methods.
Effective written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to apply knowledge of basic statistical design, analysis, and programming techniques utilized in clinical research and to effectively communicate statistical concepts.
Displays willingness to work with others and assist with projects and business unit initiatives as necessary to meet the needs of the business
Referral Bonus: Level 4
Language (Other than English):
PHYSICAL, MENTAL DEMANDS and WORKING CONDITIONS
Teaches / trains others regularly
Travel regularly from the office to various work sites or from site-to-site
Works primarily out-of-the office selling products/services (sales employees)
Physical work site required
Lifting: up to 10 pounds
Lifting: 10 to 25 pounds
Lifting: 25 to 50 pounds
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As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times. In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy.
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