IBM Watson Health - Research Analyst I in San Jose, California

Job Description

Under the guidance of Research Leader and Manager, provide analytic support to one or more business areas within Life Sciences: Outcomes Research, Economic Modeling, and Market Analytics.

This position can be located in multiple cities/offices: Cambridge, MA. - Ann Arbor, MI. - Bethesda, MD. - Greenwood Village, CO. - Raleigh, NC.

Outcomes Research, Market Analytics

  • Under the guidance of Research Leader, draft study protocol/analysis plan

  • Research and pull medical code sets (ICD-CM diagnosis and procedure, CPT, HCPCS, NDC, LOINC) per study protocol

  • Develop programming specifications. Work closely with Programmer on most effective way to implement complex methodologies and build study analytic file

  • Perform data investigation on diagnostic, descriptive, and statistical output throughout the course of each research project

  • Format data tables for client presentation

  • Draft written deliverables for client presentation (final reports, slide decks, technical memoranda, posters, podium presentations, and manuscripts)

  • Use Treatment Pathways to conduct analyses

  • Attend and take minutes from client meetings

  • Review and format inpatient (IP), outpatient (OP), and Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) Facility Targeting Reports for Market Analytics projects

Economic Modeling

  • Under the guidance of Research Leader, identify, collect, and summarize data from published literature for building health economic models

  • Support Research Leader in developing model specifications and conceptual model design

  • Support economic modeling analyses, including cost-effectiveness/cost-utility analyses and budget impact analyses

  • Draft sections of deliverables for client presentation (summary memos, written reports, slide decks, abstracts, posters, podium presentations, and manuscripts)

  • Attend and take minutes from client meetings

Other Responsibilities

  • Manage presale count requests

  • May support literature review projects

  • Participate in project process efficiency improvement initiatives

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate with individuals at various levels within the organization and external clients

  • Good critical thinking, questioning, and listening skills

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Time management skills for managing multiple tasks simultaneously while completing work within allocated time frames

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Minimum 2 years previous healthcare industry and/or quantitative work experience related to pharmaceutical industry or health research. Relevant graduate degree (e.g., MPH) may substitute for work experience

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • 1-5 years experience using Microsoft Applications: Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and EndNote.

EO Statement

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.