We are hiring for an exciting Clinical Epidemiologist Researcher to help lead and prove analytical support for population health-based research that focuses on health outcomes, patterns of health determinants and policies and interventions that link these elements. We are in search for someone who can develop and conduct research aimed at understanding health disparities among different populations and how social determinants of health can be addressed in the delivery of healthcare. Be able to work collaboratively with cross functional research teams from different departments. Disseminate findings through publications and presentations.
Must have a Master’s Degree in Clinical/Research Epidemiology, Health Services Research or related field with an emphasis in epidemiology research design and analysis.
Must have a minimum of two year of applied public health/epidemiologic research projects. Five years of experience preferred.
Demonstrated ability to design, conduct and evaluate epidemiologic and public health projects.
Authorship and/or co-authorship of published research articles in peer reviewed academic or healthcare-oriented journals preferred.
Experience in a large hospital system or public health entity preferred. Experience with submitting and/or conducting grant-funded research preferred.
Must demonstrate strong knowledge of research and analytic techniques in the field of epidemiologic and health outcomes research. Must demonstrate familiarity and/or strong interest in research focused on health equity and social determinants of health.
Must demonstrate knowledge of program and population evaluation methods, statistical analyses, research design, data collection and management and medical writing.
Must have the ability to direct the mining of data from a variety of clinical information systems, and understand and reconcile disparate data.
Must have general knowledge of electronic medical record systems, familiarity with methods for developing research databases and methods for summarizing data in reports.
Must be able to demonstrate a high skill level in the use of statistical software (be able to use/program in R, STATA/SPSS or SAS).
Must have excellent people skills (thoughtful, empathetic and articulate), the ability to build collaborative relationships. Must be able to interact effectively with a variety of clinical and research personnel, peers, and medical staff in a team environment.
Must have a working knowledge of Windows-based systems, including MS Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook software.
Responsible for initiating, supervising and contributing to research in population health, health disparities, health outcomes, impact of healthcare delivery methods, health innovation, program evaluation and other priority areas outlined in Parkland’s Strategic Plan.
Serves as an advisor, coach and instructor for epidemiologic research study designs, methods, analyses. Provides consultation to a variety of different clinical departments and stakeholders.
Works collaboratively across departments and entities that have expertise and access to data that is relevant to the aims of the research.
Serves on various Parkland committees and workgroups as requested or as required to provide expertise in epidemiologic methods and findings, application of research into operational initiatives, population-based research design and project fulfillment.
Compiles, Interprets and presents findings to multiple hospital and physician groups.
Develops and supports publications/presentations of research findings. Performs medical writing and editing.
Identifies potential funding sources to support research efforts and participates in the preparation of grant applications.