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Lead Biostatistician - Behavioral, Biostatistics, and Health Services Research

Kaiser Permanente
Pasadena, CA 91101
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Manages the activities of a group of biostatisticians in support of research projects. Collaborate with researchers in designing, implementing, and publishing results from research projects and assume primary responsibility for writing statistical design, methods, and analysis for research proposals.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for hiring, providing ongoing feedback, performance appraisals, professional development and recognition of staff.  
  • Meets regularly one-on-one with individual staff.
  • Meets regularly with research investigators to check on project needs and staff performance.
  • Conducts customer service surveys with Medical Center Investigators to gather feedback on staff.  
  • Provides high level expertise on research projects in study design and statistical planning, in data analysis and interpretation, and in statistical reporting.
  • Assigns biostatistician specific job duties.
  • Planning/setting goals for the group and facilitate group meetings.
  • Perform as a senior biostatistician on research projects.  
  • Design and perform advanced statistical analyses using SAS and available computer software packages. Develop the statistical design and planned analyses for research proposals and take primary responsibility for writing the statistical design, including sample size and power considerations in research proposals for most studies.
  • Independently work with researchers to shape and direct research questions.
  • Independently draw appropriate and logical conclusions given study limitations for selected studies and write the results sections for reports and publications.
  • Write custom statistical programming applications or adapts statistical techniques, as required, to meet study objectives.
  • Independently design appropriate data collection and quality control methods and oversee the quality control efforts.
  • Collaborate with the research team to defend statistical methods to committees, journal reviewers, grant reviewers or site visit teams.
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
  • Consistently supports compliance and the Principles of Responsibility (Kaiser Permanente's Code of Conduct) by maintaining the privacy and confidentiality of information, protecting the assets of the organization, acting with ethics and integrity, reporting non-compliance, and adhering to applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations, accreditation and licenser requirements (if applicable), and Kaiser Permanente's policies and procedures.  
  • In addition to defined technical requirements, accountable for consistently demonstrating service behaviors and principles defined by the Kaiser Permanente Service Quality Credo, the KP Mission as well as specific departmental/organizational initiatives. Also accountable for consistently demonstrating the knowledge, skills, abilities, and behaviors necessary to provide superior and culturally sensitive service to each other, to our members, and to purchasers, contracted providers and vendors.
  • Kaiser Permanente is an EEO/AA Employer.


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Posted: 2019-12-04 Expires: 2020-01-03

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Lead Biostatistician - Behavioral, Biostatistics, and Health Services Research

Kaiser Permanente
Pasadena, CA 91101

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