Job Title: Sr Research Analyst - Pharmacy
Date Posted: 12-21-2006
Job Location: Pennsylvania-Philadelphia
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level: Bachelors Degree
Work Experience: 2+ to 5 Years
Job Shift: First Shift
Yearly Salary:DOE (Depend on Experience)
Company Name: Independence Blue Cross
Company Website:
Contact Information: Independence Blue Cr   Independence Blue Cr (
Job Description:
No one leads by standing still. That is why Independence Blue Cross puts the necessary time,
energy and talent into Research.

The Sr Research Analyst will conduct health services research using clinical, survey or
administrative data in support of analytical projects related to pharmacy costs and
utilization. The qualified candidate will be responsible for the interpretation of internal
trends and how these correlate with trends in the industry. 

This position must provide analytic support to the Pharmacy area, using a working knowledge of
operational systems (authorizations, claims, membership, provider) and applications to create
informative reports and analyses. This includes but is not limited to providing guidance and
support to other analysts, managing project timelines, monitoring and ensuring data integrity,
evaluating results, summarizing findings as well as ensuring sound research design and
analytical methods. 

To qualify, you must possess:

Advanced degree in public health, statistics, epidemiology, health care, or related
quantitative area.

Three to five years experience analyzing large datasets. 

Prior experience with analysis of pharmaceutical and/or medical claims data strongly

Demonstrated technical experience and data management skills including data development, data
extraction, transformation, QA, and metadata capabilities, sophisticated statistical analytic

Demonstrated skill in advanced programming (SAS, SQL) with large datasets. 

Excellent written and oral communication skills. 

Strong demonstrated skills in carrying out analytic projects.

We offer competitive salary and immediate benefits, including tuition assistance, 401K with a
company match, and a pension plan. If you are interested in these exciting opportunities,
e-mail your resume with salary requirements (please insert Code: SRA-MON-TD in the subject
line of your email) to: Or send to: Independence Blue Cross, Human Resources
Dept, Code SRA-MON-TD, 25th Fl., 1901 Market St., Philadelphia, PA 19103. Or FAX: 215-241-3237.
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