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Job: ATSU - Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

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Life Insurance paid by employer. Vacation Paid Time Off of 20 days of vacation annually. Paid Holidays. Medical Leave grants up to 30 days per calendar year for illness of short or temporary duration. After 1 Month of Service: The health insurance program is a comprehensive major medical program, which includes a pharmacy plan, and if elected, dental coverage and vision coverage. Retirement after 1 year.

Posted: 11/06/2017

Job Status: Full Time

Job Reference #: 1403

Job Description

The Post-doctoral Research Fellow will report to the Associate Director of Research, A. T. Still Research Institute, Mesa, Arizona and work at the Mesa, Arizona campus and work with the National Center for Community Health Research. 

Opportunity:

To join ongoing projects and conduct independent health services research. Join the new National Center for Community Health Research (NCCHR) and work with the National Association of Community Health Centers. Have access to 1,300 health centers with over 9,300 delivery sites. Health centers serve more than 24 million patients annually across the US, regardless of ability to pay.

This is a great opportunity to start a career in health services research and improve health care for the underserved at an institution training occupational therapists, physical therapists, physicians, dentists, and others for whole person health care delivery.  

Job description:

Responsible for working with NCCHR and ATSRI faculty and staff, health centers, IT leaders and datacenters. Will work with large and small data sets for health services research including clinical outcomes and economic analysis. Will work with patient reported instrument development and psychometric analysis. Analyze large data sets to answer questions related to clinical practice guidelines, quality of care measures and value in health care.

Excellent communicator and presenter of research findings and able to work with a team of researchers. Will write for grant support. Some teaching and lecturing requirements.

 

Skills / Requirements

  • PhD in Health Services Research or equivalent experience in or training
  • Able to use software for advanced graduate level statistical analysis
  • Some experience with medical diagnostic ICD-9 or 10 codes and procedural codes

Must have excellent communication skills, be a self-starter, and motivated by serving underserved populations.

 

Experiences that are a plus:

Able to read, understand, and interpret medical guidelines

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