Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
A cover letter and resume detailing relevant work experience is required for consideration. All applications must be submitted through the U-M job site.
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, access to care, cost, quality, and effectiveness of care. Analyses will include: developing and writing issue briefs, project reports and other written products; basic statistical analyses; responding to media inquiries, requests to “Ask CHRT” and legislative staff inquiries; working with MDHHS and other organizations on specific analytic projects; monitoring relevant policy activity at the state and federal levels; involvement in CHRT demonstration projects; and other policy-relevant analyses. 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 2-3 years’ related experience, including a working knowledge of key health policy issues.
Should have experience and proficiency with:
Management and analysis of health-related data, including publicly-available data, survey and other data, and understanding of appropriate uses for and limitations of such data. Proficiency with analytical software (preferably SQL, Access, STATA/SAS/SPSS);
Legislative and regulatory analysis;
Substantial knowledge of Medicaid, Medicare, private insurance regulation.
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 and projects.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Demonstrated knowledge of health care financing and delivery, population health, access to care, and health care claims and administrative data.
Experience with grant writing and seeking grant funded opportunities is preferred.
The salary will be determined based on educational background and level of experience. This is a full-time position offering a competitive benefits package through the University of Michigan including health care insurance, dental and vision plans, retirement plan eligibility, Paid Time Off program, Child Care and Health Care Reimbursement Accounts, and a complement of Disability and Life Insurance.
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.
Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.
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.
Internal Number: 180682
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