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Oncology Epidemiologist at Navigating Cancer

Posted in Science 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Seattle, Washington

Job Description:

Company Overview Navigating Cancer is the pioneer in patient relationship management software and services for cancer care. The company has developed the first patient-centered oncology platform that improves the care delivery model for patients, providers, pharmaceutical manufacturers and payers. By putting patients at the center of their care, providers become economically viable in value-based payment models, payers and at-risk providers reduce the total cost of cancer care, and pharmaceutical manufacturers improve medication adherence for their life-saving treatments. Most importantly, patients receive a holistic service offering to support their individual goals and preferences. The company is backed by industry-leading patient satisfaction ratings and currently supports over a million patients, thousands of care providers, dozens of pharmaceutical manufacturers, and several payer models nationwide to lower costs, improve patient satisfaction, and drive better outcomes. Position SummaryThis position will be responsible for being the oncology clinical expert. As we build out a data platform, this role with be responsible to working with the data technology team and constructing and maintaining curation models for EMR (electronic medical record) clinical data to build clinical endpoints in the Navigating Cancer data set. Additionally, this role will be instrumental in helping to provide clinical support in building products and tools using the Navigating Cancer data set that includes both clinical electronic medical records data and patient reported outcomes data, including conducting independent secondary epidemiological research and analysis. This position will interface with the technical data team and will be the primary lead for the emerging clinical team.Primary Responsibilities·       Develop quantitative epidemiological models and curation models to develop clinical endpoints from EMR data·       Create models for converting unstructured data to structured data·       Extract relevant information from large patient Navigating Cancer databases and potentially other databases as needed for projects·       Work with the data science team and ensure the models built are extended through data science and clinical team·       Assist clients in understanding the patient population data sets and curation models used to derive clinical endpoints and presenting the results of the epidemiological analysis·       Prepare detailed reports explaining the methodology for deriving patient endpoints·       Provide ongoing input on business opportunities with our data and work with product teams and technical teams to build products·       Assist in business development activities and help Navigating Cancer pursue additional epidemiology related engagement work·       Manage multiple engagements, balancing internal and external client expectations, workload and timelines·       Ensure appropriate communication on project related matters within the internal project team·       Prepare reports of findings, illustrating data graphically and translating complex findings into written textKnowledge and Skill Requirements | ·       Advanced degree in epidemiology (MPH or PhD) ·       4+ years relevant experience in epidemiology and / or pharmaceutical industry ·       Knowledge of current oncology epidemiology and treatment practices ·       Experience with quantitative epidemiological and scientific analysis. ·       Experience with EMR data and building out clinical endpoints in oncology ·       Requires working knowledge of statistical analysis software tools (e.g. SAS preferred, SPSS or STATA)., as well as Microsoft Excel, Word and Powerpoint. ·       Ability to work as a team player ·       Excellent written and verbal communication skills  Why work here?  We support thousands of healthcare professionals and tens of thousands of cancer patients every day. We help cancer patients get better care—and consider this a valuable and meaningful reason to come to work everyday. You get to work with leading technology, wear many hats, and contribute every day to our business success! You get to help us grow and establish ourselves as a world-class business. We are lean, agile, and lightweight. We believe in each other, believe in our work, and have fun along the way. This position is full time. We offer competitive compensation, benefits and a fantastic work environment. Come join our team and make a difference! Our Values:  Work with Purpose. Work together to improve the lives of cancer patients. Collaborate with team members, have passion, enthusiasm and mission for the work that we do. Act with Integrity. Communicate openly, be honest, follow through. Be Agile. Discover creative solutions, welcome change. Adapt and pursue continuous improvement. Seek Simplicity. Reduce complexity for our customers and patients. Simplify our products, our processes and our messages. Strive for Growth. Constantly strive to achieve personal, professional, and company goals. Continuous reflection, learning and achievement.