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Associate Director, HEOR

Baxter International, Inc.

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Location:
Deerfield, IL
Posted Date:
7/19/2017
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
160007OQ
Salary:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:

Job Description

Every day, Baxter touches the lives of millions of patients and providers worldwide who rely on our essential hospital and renal products and services. You’ll find Baxter’s products and therapies on nearly every floor, in almost every hospital worldwide, in clinics and in the home. Baxter’s employees are building upon the company’s rich heritage of medical breakthroughs to advance the next generation of healthcare innovations that enable patient care. Our commitment to our mission means we are there when patients and healthcare professionals need us, during the critical moments that matter most.

The Associate Director, Health Economics and OutcomesResearch (HEOR) is responsible for demonstrating aproduct's economic and humanistic value and developing deliverablesthat communicate this value to the complete range of external stakeholders, including patients, physicians, and payers. This individual applies his/her clinical andtechnical skills to conduct appropriate economic and quality of life analyses.

This is a lead role for specific therapeutic area where the person will be responsible for the HEOR strategy for the area. The person will be reporting directly to the VP of Clinical & HEOR and will also be included in the leadership team of the department as well as many of the commercial strategy discussions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Design and implement outcomes studies that establish the economic and humanistic value of Baxter products.

  • Assess and integrate economic and patient-reported outcomes into clinical trials

  • Assess the psychometric properties of a quality of life instrument through FDA patient-reported outcomes guidance for labeling claims.

  • Develop economic models including, but not limited to, budget impact and cost effectiveness models.

  • Develop economic dossiers and other reimbursement-supportive materials

  • Collaborate with the statistician on the statistical analysis of outcomes data using clinical trial and administrative databases.

  • Conduct outcomes research to a level such that results are suitable for presentation at scientific meetings and/or publication in peer-reviewed journals.

  • Communicate economic and quality of life value messages to internal and external stakeholders through presentation of outcomes research at medical meetings and through one-one-one interaction.

  • Collaborate with HEOR statistician and programmers on projects.


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Requirements

  • Master's degree or PhD in health economics, pharmacy administration, epidemiology, public health, or equivalent.

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in health outcomes research with Master's degree; 8 years of experience with PhD.

  • Proven expertise in designing, conducting, and interpreting outcomes research studies.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Ability to understand and work with clinicians and marketers.

  • Working knowledge of reimbursement processes for devices and drugs in major international markets.

  • Exceptional project management skills.

  • Strong communication skills.

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Baxter is an equal opportunity employer. Baxter evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.


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Reasonable Accommodations
Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please send an email to Corporate_Staffing_Deerfield@baxter.com or call 877-229-4748 (877-BaxHR4U) and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.