Biostatistician

Biostatistician

Southern Nsw Local Health District | sydney, NSW, AU

Posted 14 days ago

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Description


Employment Type: Temporary Full Time up to 12 months 
Position Classification: Health Manager Level 2
Remuneration: $102,640.00 - $121,739.00, plus Superannuation
Location: 1 Reserve Road, St Leonards with options for flexible work arrangements
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ358441
Closing Date: 30 November 2022 (11:59PM)
Where you'll be working 
The Systems Integration Monitoring & Evaluation (SIME) team is responsible for the collection and analysis of data and information that informs the evaluation of key strategic bodies of work including but not limited to - NSW Integrated Care Strategy; COVID-19 demand modelling Social Impact Investment Strategy and the Primary Care Data Linkage.
For more information go to www.health.nsw.gov.au 
What you'll be doing 
The Biostatistician position is within a team responsible for high quality, advanced analysis and reporting of health system data, including linked health-related data. The outputs of these analyses will measure the performance of the health system in relation to a number of specific health service innovations, to support state-wide health service planning and development.
Candidate Assessment 
You may be asked to undertake further assessments as part of the recruitment process for this position, which may include, but is not limited to, psychometric assessment (e.g. personality and cognitive abilities assessments) and/or particular work tasks.
How to apply 
Your application to be considered should include:
Responses by addressing the selection criteria below
An up-to-date resume of no more than five (5) pages which clearly details your skills and experience as relevant to this role.
2x referees will need to be supplied prior to an offer being made.
Application must be lodged electronically. Please go to https://jobs.health.nsw.gov.au/ and search Job Reference Number REQ358441 to submit your application.
 
Selection Criteria 
Relevant health analytics/biostatistical experience with appropriate tertiary qualifications.
Sound knowledge of health related data collections and a good understanding of the NSW and Australian Health Systems is preferred.
Experience using data management and statistical analysis software, including proficiency in R, SAS and SQL.
Strong communications skills, including the ability to liaise with a diverse group of co-workers and others and to interpret/deliver the information received or questions asked in a timely and effective manner.
The ability to take initiative, to work independently and ask clarifying questions.
Good organisational skills, and the ability to manage competing priorities.
Extensive experience creating business intelligent reports/dashboards, presentations, graphs and diagrammatic representations of concepts for a variety of work situations using Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Power BI.
Experience would be advantageous in conducting and interpreting statistical analyses of population-based health administrative and other health related data, including linked datasets, using a range of analytic tools and methodologies, in order to describe and compare the performance of health systems.
Need more information?
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For role related queries or questions contact Duleepa Jayasundara on Duleepa.Jayasundara@health.nsw.gov.au.
Our Commitment to Diversity
NSW Health values diversity and is committed to building an inclusive workplace culture that reflects the community we serve. We encourage applications from diverse community groups including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTIQ+, those with special needs and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
Things to consider when submitting application: 
To be eligible for employment in the role you must be one of the following. You can only be offered employment in this role for the duration that your current visa allows you to work in Australia, and you can only be offered ongoing employment if you have a permanent visa that allows you to work in Australia: 
a permanent resident of Australia, or
a New Zealand citizen with a current New Zealand Passport, or
a citizen of another country with an appropriate visa that allows you to work in Australia
COVID-19 Vaccination Compliancy 
All NSW Health workers are required to have completed a primary course of a COVID-19 vaccine which has been approved or recognised by the Therapeutics Goods Administration (TGA). Additionally, Category A workers are required to receive a booster dose three months after completing the primary course of COVID-19 vaccinations. New applicants must have completed the vaccination course prior to commencement with NSW Health, or provide an approved medical contraindication certificate (IM011 immunisation medical exemption form) certifying the worker cannot have any approved COVID-19 vaccines available in NSW.
Acceptable proof of vaccination is the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) Immunisation History Statement or AIR COVID-19 Digital Certificate. Booster doses are highly recommended for all health care workers who have completed the primary course of COVID-19 vaccinations.
 
Applications Close: 30 November 2022 (11:59PM)
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