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Senior Research Scientist, Per Diem


The Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY) is the nation's largest not-for-profit home- and community-based health care organization, serving the five boroughs of New York City, and Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester Counties. For 125 years, VNSNY has been committed to meeting the health care needs of New Yorkers with compassionate, high-quality home health care. We offer a wide range of services, programs, and health plans to meet the diverse needs of our patients, members, and clients from before birth to the end of life.

Each day, more than 13,000 VNSNY employees - including nurses, rehabilitation therapists, social workers, other allied professionals, and paraprofessionals - deliver compassionate care, unparalleled medical expertise, and 24/7 solutions and resources to more than 48,000 patients and members, helping them to live the best lives possible in their homes and communities.

Responsibilities and Qualifications

Responsible for collaborating with Director/Associate Director to ensure that the Research Center produces high-quality, methodologically sound research on home and community based care. Develops and implements detailed data-analytic plans using advanced statistical methods. Trains and mentors data analysts at all levels in research design, VNSNY data systems and statistical analysis. Works under general direction.

Education: Ph.D. or equivalent in Public Health, Health Economics, Statistics or other relevant discipline required.

Experience: Minimum of five years experience conducting/managing large scale independent research conducted in an academic, clinical or health policy research setting required. Advanced data management and analytical skills, including proficiency in use of statistical software, e.g., SAS, SPSS, STATA required. Experience in collaborative research projects, research design, statistical methods and research project management required. Proven publication record required. Effective oral/written/verbal communication and interpersonal skills required. Proficiency in personal computer software preferably Microsoft Windows, Word and Excel required. Successful track record in obtaining funding (e.g. governmental/foundation) preferred.


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