Health Economics & Outcomes Research Scientist

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Health Economics & Outcomes Research Scientist

Invitae is dedicated to bringing comprehensive genetic information into mainstream medicine to improve healthcare for billions of people. Our team is driven to make a difference for the patients we serve. We are leading the transformation of the genetics industry, by making clinical-grade genetic information affordable and accessible to guide health decisions across all stages of life.

Our team is expanding rapidly and we’re looking for people who are passionate about helping improve healthcare to join us. We are seeking a Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) Scientist to join us.

What you will do:

  • Design and implement health economic and outcomes research (HEOR) studies - from study concept stage to final report, including cost-effectiveness and cost utility studies, retrospective database analyses, patient-reported outcomes research (e.g. validated patient survey tools), and decision-analytic modeling to develop economic utility evidence for biopharma partnerships, payer coverage, and healthcare policy
  • Inform processes to work together with outside collaborators to collect and synthesize appropriate outcome data necessary for HEOR studies
  • Analyze insurance claims, electronic medical record, patient survey, and disease registry data.
  • Serve as the subject-matter expert in Health Economics and Outcomes Research   
  • Ensure appropriate economic and outcomes endpoints are integrated into research studies  
  • Work closely with Medical Affairs, Clinical Scientists, Computational Scientists, Statisticians, Payer Specialists, Commercial team, and Government Relations team

Who You are:

  • PhD, MD (or equivalent experience) in health economics, epidemiology, public health, statistics, or related field preferred. 
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in health economics and/or outcomes research that focuses on the value proposition of services and products in the healthcare industry, especially for advancements of standard of care, health system performance, and/or population health. Experience with genetics / genomics is preferred, but not required.
  • Experience working with administrators in a healthcare system  preferred
  • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills to work internally across the organization as well as externally with partners to ensure ideal study design, data collection, analysis and desired outputs (e.g. collaborative peer-reviewed publications)
  • Experience working with health claims and electronic health record data, especially major health record systems such as Epic
  • Track record of peer-reviewed publications and prominent authorship in well-respected journals
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills  
  • Strategic thinker and implementer  
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