Senior Statistician

at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chica in Lake Forest, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago provides superior pediatric care in a setting that offers the latest benefits and innovations in medical technology, research and family-friendly design. As the largest pediatric provider in the region with a 140-year legacy of excellence, kids and their families are at the center of all we do. Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago is ranked in all 10 specialties by the U.S. News & World Report.

LocationSimpson Querrey Biomedical Research Center

Job Description
Collaborates with researchers to develop and deliver statistical analyses, datasets, statistical process control charts and other data products for research studies and grant proposals. Serves as an expert on biostatistics and epidemiology for the Stanley Manne Children's Research Institute; develops and submits statistical/methods sections for grant applications; and writes statistical/methods and findings sections of scientific papers. Collaborates with Manne Research Institute master's trained statisticians in complex analytic projects.

Takes ownership of project plans, including estimation of task durations, documentation and communication of risks, dependencies and constraints, and tracking of issues impacting project completion. Independent statistical research and faculty appointment will be considered based on background, experience, and interest.

Essential Job Functions:

Provides statistical support to the department of Surgery and interdisciplinary research programs across the research institute.

Advises and guides researchers in statistical methodologies.

Conducts in-services and other training to advance the skill sets of researchers and DAR analysts.

Write statistical/methodology sections of grant proposals or reviews these for accuracy.

Write statistical/methods/findings sections of scientific papers.

Writes analytic and statistical programs, routines and stored processes to transform extracts into tables and figures, or other data summaries, visualizations and dashboards using SAS or equivalent statistical software and Microsoft tools (SSRS, Power Pivot, Power Query, Power BI).

Records and refines data requirements related to projects on the measurement and monitoring of research projects and workflow processes.

Writes programs and scripts that convert customer requirements into data extracts, making use of Epic Clarity, Epic Cogito data warehouse, Crystal Reports, SQL, and/or SAS statistical software.

Facilitates the validation of database/data warehouse extracts to ensure that results correspond to what is recorded in the transactional application (i.e., Epic Hyperspace).

Adheres to HIPAA regulations for privacy, transactions, security and confidentiality; follows procedures to ensure data release restrictions related to service area and/or IRB approved elements are maintained.

Performs other job duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Doctoral degree in biostatistics, epidemiology or healthcare-related statistics is required.

Minimum five (5) years of experience in biostatistics, epidemiology, health services research, econometrics, OR psychometrics within healthcare.

Demonstrated expertise in mentoring master's trained statisticians, junior medical faculty, residents, or fellows, and with teaching complex methodologies in a classroom-like setting.

Demonstrated experience in grant writing and writing for the academic literature.

A minimum of five (5) years of experience programming SAS statistical software (or equivalent), including at least one (1) year of experience writing SQL queries and implementing basic techniques to improve efficiency.

Prior experience extracting or analyzing Epic electronic medical record data preferred.

Ability to work independently while being an essential part of a team.

EducationPhD: Epidemiology (Required)

Benefit Statement

For full time and part time employees who work 20 or more hours per week we offer a generous benefits package that includes:
Medical, dental and vision insurance
Employer paid group term life and disability
Employer contribution toward Health Savings Account
Flexible Spending Accounts
Paid Time Off (PTO), Paid Holidays and Paid Parental Leave
403(b) with a 5% employer match

Various voluntary benefits:

Supplemental Life, AD&D and Disability

Critical Illness, Accident and Hospital Indemnity coverage

Tuition assistance

Student loan servicing and support

Adoption benefits

Backup Childcare and Eldercare

Employee Assistance Program, and other specialized behavioral health services and resources for employees and family members

Discount on services at Lurie Children's facilities

Discount purchasing program

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Job Posting: 11268453

Posted On: Sep 10, 2023

Updated On: Oct 10, 2023

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