Healthcare Analyst

  • CHRT - University of Michigan
  • Ann Arbor, MI, USA
  • Jun 11, 2019
Full time Research

Job Description

Position Description:

The Center for Health and Research Transformation (CHRT) promotes the delivery of evidence-based healthcare, the improvement of population health, and the expansion of access to care. For further information about CHRT, refer to:

The Healthcare Analyst will be responsible for analysis of complex issues related to health policy, and will examine issues in population health and health care focused largely on access to care, cost, quality, and effectiveness of care. Analysis will include designing provider and consumer surveys, formulating and executing data queries, creating and analyzing claims and survey data sets, and developing and writing issue briefs or other written products. This individual will work with other analysts, expert clinical consultants and project staff on an on-going basis, while working on multiple concurrent projects.    




Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in public health or related field (with health policy or public health related focus).
  • Minimum of 1-3 years’ related experience, including a working knowledge of key health policy issues.
  • 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 and/or SPSS);
    • and/or
    • Working with surveys and survey data. Understanding of survey methodology and analysis. Understanding of application of survey data to analyze health policy issues.
  • 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.  
  • Desired Qualifications:
  •  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.