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Magellan Health Services, Inc.

Health Outcomes Scientist

Magellan Health Services, Inc. - Harrisburg, PA

Conduct and coordinate applied health outcomes research including: design studies and evaluations based on sound methodological principles, conduct analyses and reporting of findings from health services data sets, develop protocols and tools, assist with collaborative research with universities, prepare papers and presentations for internal and external audiences, synthesize evidence from the literature for application to clinical practice, guide appropriate interpretation of findings, and distribute better practices resulting from findings.Essential Functions:- Develop and conduct health outcomes research. Conduct analyses and data mining using Magellan service and outcomes data sets. Prepare reports and make recommendations for interventions based on findings and results of analyses. Develop surveys and assessment tools, protocols and guidelines for usage. Develop and maintain health outcomes knowledge related to Magellan populations. Apply relevant analytic and statistical techniques necessary to complete outcome and research projects. Assist in developing and utilizing data gathering tools, such as surveys/questionnaires, work sampling, financial modeling, and/or interview questions, to ensure that appropriate quantitative and qualitative data is gathered for the analyses. Extract data for analysis and interpretation.- Collaborate with outside academic institutions in research projects including funding obtainment, research design and analyses, and writing publications and presenting results.- Track past and current projects, maintain data repository, share findings internally and externally, maintain communication workflows and develop strategies for distribution of findings including web-based methods. Data Stewardship - Understanding and documenting the data needs of the organization, including consistent definitions for fields, measures , metrics, KPI's and other items that are in the data warehouse, data marts and Business Intelligence Tools.- Respond to marketing proposals, participate in marketing presentations, and translate research information into potential products.- Represent Magellan to customer and scientific audiences and enhance Magellan?s reputation for scientific leadership in applied behavioral health research through public speaking and conference presentations.General Job Information TitleHealth Outcomes ScientistGrade26Job FamilyMetrics_Analysis_CSCountryUnited States of AmericaFLSA StatusUnited States of America (Exempt)Recruiting Start Date9/6/2017Date Requisition Created9/6/2017Minimum QualificationsEducationMasters (Required)License and Certifications - RequiredLicense and Certifications - PreferredOther Job RequirementsResponsibilities5-8 years experience conducting research and developing survey and measurement tools., MA/MS in appropriate discipline related to health outcomes research (pharmacy, psychology, economics, statistics, health administration, epidemiology, or other relevant sciences). Experience in outcome research, data based design and sampling methodologies. Demonstrated ability to identify issues and propose methodological solutions. Synthesizes analyses well, highlighting implications of findings. Demonstrated ability to conduct and interpret quantitative/qualitative analysis. Possesses technical expertise in some areas. Must demonstrate effective communication skills: consulting, interpersonal, and presentation., Proficient in SPSS, SAS including Proc SQL, Proc Sort, Data Step syntax. Proficiency with use of Microsoft Excel and/or Access for analysis purposes, including use of Excel?s pivot table and graphical features and Access queries. Proficiency with basic querying capabilities using ANSI SQL for relational database read only querying purposes. Experience using self-service reporting tools such as Cognos, Hyperion, Actuate or Business Objects.CompetenciesLanguage(s)Magellan Health Services is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Tobacco-free workplace. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

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Magellan Health Services, Inc.


Health Outcomes Scientist Magellan Health Services, Inc. - Harrisburg, PA, United States


Location: Harrisburg, PA

Company Profile:
As a health care management company, we focus on today's most complex and costly health care services. The depth and breadth of our experience in managing behavioral health care, diagnostic imaging, specialty pharmaceutical services and in providing pharmacy benefits administration enable us to deliver inspired insights and innovative solutions that positively impact both the quality and the cost of some of the nation's fastest growing areas of health care.