Health Outcomes Researcher

1 Baxter Way, Suite 250
Westlake Village, CA 91362
United States
Job Posted Date: 
April 16, 2019
Full-time Positions
Population & Social Sciences

Essential Duties

  • Perform complex health outcomes analysis utilizing large administrative datasets that include medical and pharmacy insurance claims, eligibility files, and other ancillary data such as lab and survey data.
  • Develop predictive models to identify populations at risk and opportunities for employers to reduce healthcare costs.
  • Conduct retrospective analysis through the implementation of study design and statistical methods using established software (e.g. SAS, Excel), ensuring to note any potential errors that may have affected the analysis.
  • Develop and implement health economics models to perform cost-effectiveness analyses based on client specifications.
  • Develop outcomes research plans and outline approaches for generating required evidence and research outputs ensuring data integrity.
  • Create economic models to perform cost-effectiveness analysis for assigned clients ensuring to customize the presentation of the results to the client's needs.
  • Contribute research expertise to client Request for Proposals, explaining the scientific rationale behind proposed methods and services.
  • Provide expert knowledge in actively leading and participating in client interactions regarding data analysis services.
  • Utilize health outcomes data to create user friendly reports and summaries ensuring the client is able interpret the results and obtains value from the service provided.
  • Based on department need, participate in offsite meetings, which may include client presentations, meetings, and research conferences in an effort to expand client base and generate additional revenue.
  • Continually keep up to date on research methodology, health industry trends and best practices.
  • Write and develop manuscripts for peer reviewed journals based on health outcomes research.
  • Partner with department team members to cultivate ideas and research for peer reviewed journal topics to enhance the organization's visibility in the health outcomes research industry.
  • Actively seek new publishing opportunities in health outcomes research peer reviews in an effort to expand professional development and attract prospective clients.
  • Partner with internal resources and leadership to provide recommendations on potential research and development direction for assigned business segment.
  • Continually keep up to date on peer review publishing trends and best practices to enhance the quality of manuscript submissions.
Job Requirements: 



  • Master's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Health Economics and Outcomes Research, Health Services, or a related field is required.
  • Doctorate degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Health Economics and Outcomes Research, Health Services, or a related field is highly preferred.
  • Completion of a doctoral degree may be substituted for educational requirements.


  • Minimum of four years of experience in biostatistics, research methods, epidemiology, or statistical modeling is required, preferably in a health care or pharmaceutical industry.
  • Time spent in pursuit of a doctorate degree may be substituted for work experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated problem solving, analytical reasoning, and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage complex projects and timelines in a matrix team environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communications skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities, accountability, initiative, and independent judgment.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word is required.
  • Experience with the peer reviewed journal submission process is highly preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years of SAS software experience is preferred.
How to Apply: 

Please email resume to: [email protected]