Biostatistician

    Location: Towson, MD
    Date Posted: 12-11-2017
    CVP is seeking a highly talented Biostatistician to provide expertise across several quality improvement organizations that support our federal healthcare client. The team’s mission is to architect, build, and support innovative health care IT systems, which focus on optimizing quality programs.

    Major Areas of Responsibility
     
    • Develop statistical models and algorithms and apply to data and claims analysis for various quality programs
    • Responsible for coordinating the design, development and testing of complex and efficient programming and analytic code, as well as technical support and subject matter expertise related to specified health care programming & analytic activities, projects and deliverables.
    • Provide statistical expertise and assistance with data management, including data quality checks, programming and statistical analysis
    • Build and code applications and/or models using various computer programming languages
    • Prepare reports on analyses, findings, and project progress, and interpret and present results to management and/or customer personnel
    • Serve as technical team or task leader
    • Participate in special projects as required
    • Provide technical and analytic input to analytic team
    • Maintain current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned and ensure the most appropriate statistical analysis is performed
    • Coordinate measure calculation and data analysis for quality programs
    • Perform research on emerging technologies to determine impact on application execution
    • Plan, develop, test, and document highly complex applications programs
    • Test new software to ascertain the software can be successfully run on claims data and produces the expected results
    • Prepare detailed specifications from which code will be written
    • Participate in the gathering and review of business and technical requirements
     
    Position Requirements
     
    • 5-7 years of directly related statistical analysis experience
    • Masters in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Public Health, or related field, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience
    • Advanced knowledge of SAS and other statistical, sampling, data management and data entry software
    • Experience applying advanced statistical methods including Bayesian statistics, logistic regression, hierarchical modeling, and risk adjustment to healthcare data
    • Strong background in health services research and statistical methodologies
    • Effective communication skills
     
    Desired Skills
     
    • Coordination and leading of project tasks
    • Professional SAS Certification(s)
    • Predictive analytics experience
    • General CMS experience required with CCSQ, Medicaid and Medicare claims
    • Strong 360-degree situational awareness and ability to exercise appropriate judgment (assertive but non-confrontational)
    • High levels of adaptability and agility
    • Conflict resolution, negotiation, and persuasive skills
    • Excellent client relationship skills
    • Good interpersonal skills
     
    Customer Value Partners, Inc. is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability. Customer Value Partners seeks to provide employment opportunities for protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
     
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