The Health Care Quality and Outcomes Program within RTI International has an opening for a Research Public Health Analyst. This position will include data analysis, statistical analysis, and coordinating and assisting in the management of health research projects. Ideally your experience will include analysis of Medicare and Medicaid claims data, analysis of quality measures, and statistical analysis of health care and health care services interventions.
The location for this position can be in RTI's office locations in Seattle, WA, Research Triangle Park, NC, Waltham, MA, or Washington, DC; telecommuting option assessed on a case-by-case basis.
Responsibilities to include, but not limited to;
Coordinate and manage health research projects
Design and manage data file construction using health care claims data and other data sources.
Conduct quantitative data analysis and statistical analysis
Manage quality control processes across all aspects of projects to ensure delivery of high quality and accurate work products.
Develop and manage budgets to achieve project goals within available financial resources.
Interpret and present analysis results in a succinct manner for wide audience
Lead site visits and interviews
Lead literature reviews
Plan and direct the entire preparation of proposals of significant technical complexity, contract value, or strategic importance.
Author technical reports and articles
Motivate, mentor, and support research staff
Assist with submission of grant and contract proposals
PhD or PhD candidate in in health services research, health economics, public health, epidemiology, or related field with 1 year related experience or a Masters' degree in the same field with at least 6 years of relevant experience
Course work and solid experience with quantitative data analysis, program evaluation, policy analysis, proposal and report writing
Background in policy analysis of government health care programs such as Medicare and Medicaid is particularly desirable
Must have excellent verbal and writing skills
Must have strong Microsoft Word and Excel experience
Quantitative experience in a statistical package (Stata, SPSS, SAS, etc.) preferred
Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment, with staff from all education and experience levels, as well as across various geographic locations
Strong interpersonal skills, good attention to detail, and ability to work successfully in multidisciplinary teams
To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States