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Saint Luke’s Hospital

Company Information: Recognized as one of the leading outcomes research centers in the country, Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute has led more than 115 clinical research trials in all aspects of cardiovascular disease. The Institute’s clinicians and researchers have pioneered methods for quantifying patients’ experience and outcomes of their disease and using these data as endpoints in clinical trials, as markers of health care quality, and as tools in improving patient care.

Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute is a member of Saint Luke’s Health System, which consists of 10 area hospitals and several primary and specialty care practices, and provides a range of inpatient, outpatient, and home care services. Founded as a faith-based, not-for-profit organization, our mission includes a commitment to the highest levels of excellence in health care and the advancement of medical research and education. The health system is an aligned organization in which the physicians and hospitals assume responsibility for enhancing the physical, mental, and spiritual health of people in the metropolitan Kansas City area and the surrounding region.

Position Title: Biostatistician

Duties and Responsibilities: • Provide statistical and data management support for research activities across various studies & registries, including design, planning, study operations, data validation and preparation, analysis and presentation of results
Develop and maintain processes for constructing analytic data sets in SAS
Develop and execute regular data reports to support ongoing study operations
Organize, present and interpret findings, including assumptions and scope of inference
Assist with writing and critical review of proposals, manuscripts, abstracts and presentations

Position Qualifications: • Master’s or PhD in biostatistics or statistics
Significant programming experience with SAS including macro creation
Experience querying large normalized databases (e.g. using SQL)
EHR experience desirable
Ability to program efficiently and generically
Excellent logical thinking skills and attention to detail
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to effectively communicate complex statistical concepts to non-statisticians

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Application Information: Send cover letter and CV/resume to Philip Jones,

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