Health Economist (California)

Job Description

Health Economist Job Description:

In collaboration with a strategic academic customer partner, the Research Scientist will be a highly flexible, collaborative and innovative individual, committed to provide the best possible service to our customer and other stakeholders. The incumbent will undertake a range of modeling activities that will advance HEOR (health effectiveness & outcomes research) project objectives for Healthineers.

This role has primary the following responsibilities:

• Leading tasks or components of large, complex quantitative modeling projects including cost-effectiveness, budget impact, cost-comparison, and hospital-based HTA models.

• Implement programming of high complexity models, using various modeling applications (Microsoft Excel, R, TreeAge, Python, WinBUGS).

• Conduct quality control checks on model calculations; identify issues with model programming and recommend solutions.

• Review and finalize project deliverables and ensure study findings are valid and reliable.

• Conduct targeted literature reviews, systematic literature reviews, and meta-analyses.

• Research, prepare, and coordinate scientific publications by writing high-quality medically/scientifically accurate deliverables including manuscripts for publications in medical/scientific journals, abstracts for submission to medical/scientific conferences, and poster content for presentation.

• Address document revisions, comments, review rounds, and submissions.

• Contribute to best practices for the team as it relates to economic evaluations, model development and validation, data organization and programming standards.

• Keep apprised of technical developments in the field and share best practices.

• Manage projects with minimal supervision and coordinates production of deliverables

• Build relationships in research collaborations with health economists, physician, research and clinical staff. 

Requirements & Capabilities:

• Track record of HEOR modeling publications in peer-reviewed journals.

• Relevant research experience; 2 years (with PhD) or 5 years (with MS), preferably experienced working with medical devices and diagnostics

• Understanding of simulation methods (Markov models, discrete-event simulation, etc.), optimization (linear, non-linear, stochastic), survival/mortality analysis, statistical modeling (logistic, ordinal, regressions, etc.)

• Demonstrated analytical, creative problem solving, and structured communication skills.

• Ability to manage own time and proactively identify prioritized tasks for multiple concurrent projects.

• Focus on attention to detail

• Strong written and spoken English language skills

• Strong communications skills and experience developing interpersonal relationships with internal and external stakeholders

• Demonstrated ability to make effective decisions independently and to work in a fast-paced matrix environment with minimal supervision

• Demonstrated ability to engage, influence and develop customer/partner strategies.

• Knowledge of Healthineers solution & product landscape preferred.


Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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