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    A primary purpose is to develop and test statistical applications using statistical software on a variety of research projects funded by the Department of Veterans Affairs and other funding sources and to analyze quality assessment data.
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    Duties include but are not limited to the following: Perform a variety of activities related to the analysis, interpretation, presentation of statistical data resulting from the conduct of Medical Center research projects and quality assessments. Will effectively function on multiple concurrent research studies. The employee conducts statistical analyses of research project and hospital quality assessment data using statistical software (e.g., SPSS, SAS, SigmaPlot and/or SPius, etc.). He/she evaluates available statistical procedures to determine which will perform the desired statistical analysis, computations or output format. Design, develop, and adapt mathematical and statistical methods for .. the analysis of research data. Collect, organize, manage, analyze, and interpret highly specialized health care data from large databases. Exercise extensive technical judgment to interpret the existing documentation, assess additional information needed, select sources of appropriate data, and adapt existing systems to new requirements. The Data Manager is responsible for data retrieval, manipulation oflarge databases and logical check for errors. Use the detailed logic of interactions of data elements; select, adapt, and apply a variety of techniques and formulae which frequently involve a number of interrelated variables. Coordinate data from different databases in preparation for integrated analysis. Analyze data and generate inferences about research data based on statistical analysis. Use statistical techniques at a comprehensive professional level to solve problems and draw rational inferences. Ensure the accuracy ofmeasurements that data collected represents. Investigate sources and magnitude of error in research data. Institute protocols for quality control in the collection and maintenance of data collected in the conduct ofVASTLHCS protocols and quality assessments. Utilize mathematical and/or statistical methods to measure, correlate, and reduce to numerical form data collected in health services, epidemiological, clinical and biomedical research projects. Participate in the development of written operations and procedures for the collection, editing, verification and management of statistical data.

    Work Schedule: Full Time Monday - Friday 7:30am - 4:00pm
    Telework: Available
    Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
    Position Description Title/PD#: Statistician (Medicine)/PD08028A
    Physical Requirements: The work is sedentary. Typically, the incumbent may sit comfortably to perform portions of the work. However, there is periodic walking; standing; bending; carrying of light items such as instructional material, books, and manuals. No special physical demands are required to perform the work.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

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