Senior Research Analyst Full-time
Company Description IBM Watson Health is working to enhance,
scale, and accelerate human expertise across the domains of
health, human services, workforce services and social
security, to help people live healthier, more productive
lives. It is pioneering the use of cognitive technologies that
understand, reason and learn to help social program
organizations unlock the potential of data and analytics to
improve service delivery.
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of technology to improve the value of health and human services,
help lower costs, and have a meaningful impact on peoples’
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Job Description The Senior Research Analyst will provide
extensive analytic, research, and client support as part of a
team that delivers health care information and consulting
services to government or commercial clients. The Senior
Research Analyst not only has accountability for significant
support of the research project but also supplements project
management activities, provides input into the development of
new business proposals, mentors junior staff, and assists
with other on-going project work as needed.
Develop Analysis Plan and file specifications for review by
Research Leaders and other members of project team. Work with
Programmer/Analyst on most effective way to implement complex
Contribute to client deliverables including interpretation
of results, reports, technical memoranda, posters, presentations,
Support the development of new proposals.
Direct more junior Research Analyst and Research Assistant
staff to extract data from various sources to support the
development of research proposals, project analysis plans, project
specifications, and client deliverables.
Work closely with project team members to complete research
projects that will meet clients' needs.
Mentor more junior members of the Research team; lead training
and orientation sessions for new hires.
Qualifications Required Technical and Professional Expertise
5+ years previous healthcare industry and/or quantitative work
experience related to health research.
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills; ability to
communicate with individuals at various levels within the
organization and external clients in a leadership capacity.
Outstanding critical thinking, questioning, and listening
skills; superior attention to detail.
Proven project management and consensus building experience
Time management skills for managing multiple individual and team
tasks simultaneously, while completing work within allocated time
Expert experience using Microsoft Applications: Word, Excel,
Access, and PowerPoint.
Preferred Technical and Professional Experience
Previous work history with administrative claims, survey data,
or other patient level data preferred.
Healthcare Inpatient/Outpatient Provider Processes
Healthcare Information Systems knowledge
Familiar with healthcare regulatory affairs, government
Additional Information We seek talented, qualified employees in
all our operations regardless of race, gender, national origin,
religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, or any other
protected classification under country or local law. Truven Health
Analytics is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action
According to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
(USCIS), the H-1B visa cap has been met for the 2015 fiscal year
(October 1, 2014-September 30, 2015).
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO
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