The Healthcare Analyst will be responsible for analysis of complex issues related to health policy, and will work on projects focused on population health, Medicaid coverage and programs, senior services, and long term services and supports, access to care, cost, quality, and effectiveness of care. Analysis will include: formulating and executing data queries, creating and analyzing claims and survey data sets, working with MDHHS and other organizations on specific analytic projects, monitoring relevant policy activity at the state and federal levels, and developing and writing issue briefs or other written products. This individual will work with other analysts, expert stakeholders and other project staff on an on-going basis, while working on multiple concurrent projects.
Master’s degree in public health or related field (with health policy or public health related focus).
Minimum of 1-3 years’ related experience, with a working knowledge of key health policy issues, including senior services and Medicaid policy.
Should have experience and proficiency with management and analysis of claims data sets. Understanding of appropriate uses for and limitations of administrative/claims data in analysis of health care issues. Proficiency in working with data analytical software (preferably SQL, STATA, SAS and/or SPSS).
Strong quantitative skills and knowledge of descriptive statistics, statistical tests and statistical inference.
Highly motivated with a strong work ethic.
Ability to work independently within defined guidelines.
Willingness to work in a highly interactive and collegial group of analysts.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, including demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize multiple activities.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Demonstrated knowledge of health care financing and delivery, population health, and access to care policy.
Experience with grant writing and seeking grant funded opportunities is preferred.
Experience with project management, including stakeholder engagement and the development of timelines and work plans.
Experience with qualitative analysis, including conducting interviews, surveys and/or focus groups.
Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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