Biostatistician/Data Analyst

Optical Express are recruiting a Biostatistician based at our offices in Glasgow City Centre.

Optical Express

Optical Express is focused on delivering exceptional patient care, outstanding clinical outcomes and continued investment in our people and technology.

For over 30 years, millions of patients have trusted Optical Express with their eye care. As Europe’s leading private provider of laser eye, premium intraocular lens and cataract surgery, our Surgeons undertake more laser procedures collectively than any other provider.

At Optical Express we’re committed to giving patients a world class level of service and clinical care.  With over 100 clinics across the UK, Ireland, and mainland Europe, Optical Express offers a full range of eye care services from glasses and contact lenses to routine eye examinations and vision correction surgery.

The Role

Our aim is to continually improve the quality of care we provide to our patients by meticulously and methodically analysing outcome data.

The Biostatistician will be responsible for providing statistical and analytical expertise, devising statistical analysis plans and performing data analysis within Excel and SAS. The results of this clinical outcomes analysis will feed into our world renowned International Medical Advisory Board (IMAB), and assists in developing our clinical governance protocol.

You will also be responsible for communicating the methodologies used and the results in both written and oral formats and will typically work on several projects at one time.

The successful candidate will work closely with teams across all specialties to ensure any statistical elements of projects are completed to an exceptionally high standard, in a timely fashion and in line with Optical Express expectations.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Monitor and assemble clinical data sets and develop methodologies to assist in:
  • data cleaning and screening
  • resolving inconsistencies
  • assembling the OE clinical data into appropriate databases for analysis
  • Design, evaluate and perform biostatistical analyses to extract the wealth of ocular effects and business specific data intrinsic to the Optical Express clinical data sets.
  • Produce quarterly Optical Express clinical outcome and patient outcome reports with sound statistical integrity.
  • Produce daily, weekly and monthly reports that assess performance across a number of key business areas.
  • Assist in clinical research projects.
  • Assist in the development of statistical and presentation packages for a number of key stakeholders including Optometry, Surgeon and Medical Advisory Board meetings.
  • Maintain comprehensive knowledge of theoretical and applied statistics.

The ideal candidate will have a degree or equivalent qualification in a scientific or mathematical discipline and will possess good interpersonal and effective communication skills.

On offer is:

  • A competitive salary
  • Modern working environment with superb technology support
  • Access to some of the key opinion leaders within the ophthalmic industry
  • The opportunity to contribute to highly valued research
  • Free or discounted optical products/procedures