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From: ST
Date: Tue, 3 Nov 2009
Subject: Chattanooga, TN: Intern, Medical Informatics at BlueCross BlueShield

BCBST logo GENERAL SUMMARY
Contribute to division goals by completing an applied research project that seeks to answer a question relevant to BCBST corporate initiatives and / or the healthcare industry, at large. Present findings to appropriate internal and / or external audiences.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Formulate research question that can be answered by analyzing available data.
  • Complete a thorough review of existing literature relevant to research topic.
  • Compose research proposal explaining why this research is important.
  • Seek and obtain necessary approvals to move forward with research.
  • Extract necessary data with minimal supervision.
  • Employ appropriate analytical techniques and data using SAS Enterprise Guide, Enterprise Miner, or Forecast Studio to answer the research question.
  • Disseminate results to appropriate audiences. Depending on the research topic, this may include internal audiences, such as: business units, work groups, and committees, as well as external audiences, such as: healthcare conferences and journals.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelor's degree in a quantitative, health, or other related field from an accredited program. Current enrollment in a Master's degree program preferred.
  • Completion of coursework in Research Methods and Statistics required
  • 1-2 years experience analyzing data a plus
  • Experience using base SAS, Enterprise Guide, Enterprise Miner, or Forecast Studio a plus
** Preference will be given to graduate students.

_Contact_:
Please apply online at: www.bcbst.com/about/careers/openings

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