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Researcher or Researcher Senior

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Anthem, Inc
Physical Address

Chicago, IL 60684
Job Description


SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Your Talent. Our Vision. At HealthCore, Inc., an independently-operating subsidiary of Anthem, Inc. and a health services research firm, it’s a powerful combination. It’s the foundation upon which we’re creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care.

Researcher or Senior Researcher is responsible for executing on health services research studies in order to identify and solve pressing healthcare issues as part of Anthem’s Enterprise Analytics Hub.

Location – HealthCore or Anthem Office

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

+ Work as part of a team to develop research proposals including clear scope of work, analytic approach and identification of appropriate statistical techniques

+ Carry out retrospective and prospective research in health services, health outcomes, and health economics

+ Participate in program evaluation of health plan outreach efforts and/or innovative care delivery models

+ Engage in analytical and research activities to inform Anthem’s community health strategies

+ Support research activities in the following areas: research designs, methodologies, analytical techniques, and reporting of statistical results

+ Analyze health care data, including claims data, using R,SAS, or STATA

+ Work as part of a research team to complete high quality analyses, reports, peer-reviewed publications, presentations to clients and at scientific conferences, and other milestones to fruition

+ Applying econometric and/or statistical techniques for conducting data analyses

+ Collaborates with the project managers to support the research functions to bring high quality reports deliverables, presentations, and other milestones to fruition.

+ Utilizes industry-standard health economic analytical and statistical techniques.

+ Performs key project management functions with minimal oversight. (Researcher Sr)

+ Identifies, educates and serves as a reference to other analysts. (Researcher Sr)


Requires a MS, MPH or PharmD in health sciences or related field; 1-2 years of experience in health service research, epidemiology, biostatistics, or a related field; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background. Ph.D or MD preferred.

Preferred Qualications:

+ Strong study design and statistical analysis skills

+ Proficiency with one or more statistical applications (SAS, Stata, R) are required

+ Post-graduate or post-doctoral training in conducting health services research with experience in biostatistics or epidemiology, managed care, health care systems or related experience is preferred

+ Experience with health plan administrative databases (pharmacy and medical claims) and/or other big datasets is preferred

We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few. Anthem, Inc. has been named as a Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For®, is ranked as one of the 2020 World’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and a 2020 America’s Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran. Anthem promotes the delivery of services in a culturally competent manner and considers cultural competency when evaluating applicants for all Anthem positions. REQNUMBER: PS54872-Chicago-Chicago

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