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Health Services Researcher - Senior - Levine Cancer Institute/Supportive Oncology

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 13693
Job Family: Research Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 11011036632951-Oncology - LCI Supportive
Location: LCI - 1021 Morehead Medical Dr

Overview

Job Summary

Performs duties which include the development and implementation of evaluation methodologies for communities, healthcare systems, and healthcare technologies. Creates and utilizes data systems for assessment and evaluation.



Essential Functions

  • Contributes data analysis support to on-going hospital quality improvement initiatives.
  • Prepares study reports, graphs and disease-specific scorecards and disseminates results.
  • Performs critical analyses of outcomes, methods, and processes, utilizing data collected from primary and secondary sources.
  • Collaborates with multi-disciplinary team of healthcare practitioners, researchers and outcome specialists, as well as with, federal, state and local agencies when needed.
  • Conducts computer-based searches in support of evaluation and quality initiatives.
  • Designs studies for the evaluation of specific healthcare interventions.
  • Manipulates, combines, and refines large databases to produce information suitable for analysis.
  • Provides the supporting institutional data necessary for the preparation of grants for outside funding, and assists as appropriate with the preparation of proposals.
  • Assists in the development of databases and scorecards related to quality improvement initiatives.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of evaluation plans directed towards the assessment of efficacy, safety, and cost-effectiveness, and/or outcomes in a variety of healthcare communities and systems.
  • Writes and/or interprets methods sections for grant proposals and research studies.

     

Physical Requirements

 

Work occurs in an office environment using office equipment (computers, copiers, etc.). This position requires extended periods of sitting and working at the computer. Overtime will occasionally be necessary.



Education, Experience and Certifications

Master's Degree in Health Policy, Survey Research, Epidemiology, Sociology, or other health-related research field required. PhD in related field is strongly preferred. 5 years professional experience in public health or healthcare related field required. Experience working in observational research and utilizing computers and databases to conduct analyses and interpretation of evaluation and outcome studies required.