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Data Scientist (Real-World Evidence & Medical Claims) - Homebased

  1. Bangalore, Chennai, Bengaluru
JR117372
  1. Medical & Scientific Affairs
  2. ICON Full Service & Corporate Support
  3. Office Based

About the role

ICON plc is a world-leading healthcare intelligence and clinical research organisation. From molecule to medicine, we advance clinical research providing outsourced services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and government and public health organisations.

With our patients at the centre of all that we do, we help to accelerate the development of drugs and devices that save lives and improve quality of life.

Our people are our greatest strength, are at the core of our culture, and the driving force behind our success. ICON people have a mission to succeed and a passion that ensures what we do, we do well.

Data Scientist (Real-World Evidence & Medical Claims)

Home based / Remote.

What you do?

  • Understanding and interpreting the clinical trial protocols into diagnosis ICD codes or other proxy clinical methods defining the diseases and/or treatments.

  • Researching the standard of care for diseases or the products mentioned in the protocol to create precise reference tables.

  • This could mean NDC lists or HCPCs Lists, or CPT lists or Surgery Lists etc.

  • Performing research and concisely summarizing said research regarding diseases, codes, testing or drugs as needed in a timely manner.

  • Collaborating with engagement managers, data scientists and therapeutic experts. 

  • Translating the clinical details to foster understanding across roles and suggesting approaches to manage/provide necessary information.

  • Multi-tasking and managing time to provide accurate and complete information for multiple requests.

  • Communicating clearly as a clinical SME with conviction and reasoning.

  • Contributing towards continual improvement of clinical data maintenance through collaboration with data scientists and data management teams.

  • Be willing and able to analyze medical claims data and write articles.


What you need?

  • MBBS / BDS / Ph.D. in Pharmacy or Pharmacology related life sciences or equivalent with at least 8+ years of experience in working with real world data from: health insurance claims, real-world studies (eg: Retrospective analyses, Manual chart review, Prospective observational studies and registries, Pragmatic clinical trials).

  • Prior experience in clinical coding, coding guidelines, protocols.

  • Experience or education indicating ability to analyze and interpret medical data and information.

  • Strong Medical and scientific knowledge.

  • Analytical mindset: Needs to understand at least peripherally the impact of clinical information and literature on how data is curated for analytics.

  • Background in research: Being a clinical data specialist will require an in-depth knowledge or discipline to perform methodical research.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills: This position often requires interaction with team members, colleagues and other stakeholders, so the ability to communicate is essential.

  • Willingness to work in UK time zone (2 PM IST to 11 PM IST).

Benefits of Working in ICON:

Our success depends on the knowledge, capabilities and quality of our people. That’s why we are committed to developing our employees in a continuous learning culture – one where we challenge you with engaging work and where every experience adds to your professional development.

At ICON, our focus is to provide you with a comprehensive and competitive total reward package that comprises, not only an excellent level of base pay, but also a wide range of variable pay and recognition programs.  In addition, our best-in-class employee benefits, supportive policies and wellbeing initiatives are tailored to support you and your family at all stages of your career - both now, and into the future.

ICON, including subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please let us know through the form below.

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