|POSITION TITLE:||Policy Analyst (Job 2013-G)|
|PERSONNEL STATUS:||Exempt, Full-time, Grant Funded|
|DEPARTMENT:||The Hilltop Institute|
|RESPONSIBILITIES:|| Reporting to the Senior Analyst at The Hilltop Institute (Hilltop), the incumbent will be responsible for conducting qualitative and quantitative tasks including data summaries, statistical testing and reporting, library research and writing, and health policy analysis. Specific duties include: serving one or more projects that include health services research studies; managing client requested projects; interacting with large health care databases and database programmers; utilizing software to analyze and navigate databases; developing and presenting written and verbal presentations to colleagues and broader audiences; conducting research activities from study genesis, to methodology development and implementation, to results interpretation; and performing other duties as assigned.|
|MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:||Education/Experience: Requires a Masterís degree in Public Policy, Health Administration, Health Services, Public Health, Sociology or related field and one year experience preferably in U.S. health care delivery system and basic research methods including study design, literature reviews, and statistical analyses. Must have strong working familiarity with large administrative databases and knowledge of the U.S. health care system and associated laws and policies. The ability to use all major components of office productivity computer software and the ability to carry out basic quantitative analyses including simple statistical tests using appropriate software packages (e.g., Excel, Stata, SAS) required. A working knowledge of publicly funded health programs such as Medicare, Medicaid and block grant-funded programs and knowledge of state and federal health care policies and laws, both enacted and under consideration, strongly desired. Experience using database and statistical software (e.g., SAS, Stata, and Decision Support Systems) to mine, recode, organize, and statistically analyze large heath care datasets and experience on at least one health services research project preferred. Strong working knowledge of publicly available resources (quantitative and narrative), that can be used to monitor, track, and characterize the U.S. health care system a plus.
Note: A Bachelorís degree in Public Policy, Health Administration, Health Services, Public Health, Sociology or related field and three yearsí experience with emphasis upon the U.S. health care delivery system and basic research methods including study design, literature reviews, and statistical analyses may be substituted for Masterís degree and one year experience health services research or a health policy environment.
|SALARY:||Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. |
|APPLICATION:||For best consideration, submit a cover letter (indicating Job # 2013 G), resume and the contact information for three professional references by June 12, 2013 (resumes will be accepted until position is filled) to:
Ms. Lynne Allen,
The Hilltop Institute,
1000 Hilltop Circle,
Baltimore MD 21250
Email to: email@example.com (MS Word attachments required)*