The American Urological Association, the premier association for the advancement of urologic patient care, is actively recruiting an experienced Data Analysis Manager/Statistician.
The incumbent will bring to the Department expertise and experience in statistical analysis and modeling to support clinical research and health outcomes research. The incumbent is responsible for analyzing data to identify patterns and trends and assists with identification of evidence-based products concerning key issues in urologic health care delivery, such as cost, quality, and outcomes, which in turn will support the practice and profession of urology and improve patient care.
The incumbent performs the analysis of primary and secondary data utilizing data from the AUA Quality (AQUA) Registry, insurance claim data and health care utilization data from federal government agencies and other health organizations. This work will produce a variety of documents (technical reports, abstracts and manuscripts, position papers, slide sets, talking points, and summaries of data) for knowledge dissemination on key issues of interest to urology.
Analyze data from the AUA Quality (AQUA) Registry with clinical information from patients with urologic diseases
Analyze administrative and survey data (e.g. CMS claim data, AHRQ utilization data, CDC surveys, NPI workforce data and ABU certification records) to identify patterns and trends
Validate data accuracy and completeness
Determine appropriate statistical methods for data analysis
Identify statistical assumptions and limitation to the proposed statistical models
Conduct other clinical and health outcome research using the AUA data repository
Transition AUA datasets into marketable and customized data products and services
Write statistical reports and present results in scholarly fashion to clients and various stakeholders
Coordinate closely with Information Systems (IS) Department to jointly determine the feasibility and potential burdens of storing data on AUA computer systems
Participate in preparing grant applications for funding to support data initiatives and activities
Handle other duties as needed under Data Director’s direction
AUA offers a rich total compensation including competitive salary, medical dental and prescription plans, two defined contribution plans, flexible work schedules, on-site fitness center and many more exciting benefits.
Qualified candidates should submit your applications with salary expectation to HR@auanet.org and indicate clearly in your cover letter regarding how you meet both educational and professional requirements for this position.
At least a Master’s Degree in statistics, biostatistics, or epidemiology required. PhD is preferred.
Five years of post-graduate, full-time work experience in statistical analysis and/or statistical consulting required
Solid experience in statistical project management from inception to completion required
Theoretical fluency and a working proficiency in the application of a broad array of statistical methods such as description and inferential statistics, multivariate regression, and forecasting
Experience in using large, complex health related datasets such as clinical data, health insurance claims, electronic health records, health administrative databases, and national health surveys desired
High-quality and detail-oriented self-motivator with a good working attitude and the ability to accomplish multiple tasks while effectively managing time constraints. Ability to set priorities and meet deadlines in a collaborative and fast-paced work environment
Skillful in analyzing and drawing conclusions from imperfect data sources while clearly articulating assumptions
Ability to interpret and summarize results of various analyses in a timely and meaningful manner
Proficient in one or more statistical programs such as SPSS, SAS, R or other data mining tools
Strong computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Demonstrates a consistent and high degree of professionalism, enthusiasm, autonomy and initiative
Outstanding written and oral communication and interpersonal skills
Occasionally work in evenings and weekends and travel to meetings required
Internal Number: 101
About American Urological Association
Founded in 1902 and headquartered near Baltimore, Maryland, the American Urological Association is a leading advocate for the specialty of urology, and has more than 22,000 members throughout the world. The AUA is a premier urologic association, providing invaluable support to the urologic community as it pursues its mission of fostering the highest standards of urologic care through education, research and the formulation of health policy.
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