Job Summary Harris Health System seeks an exceptionally motivated individual as Population Health Analyst to join its department of Population Health Transformation to advance innovative health solutions for those most in need. The department oversees Harris Health's transformative model of care, encompassing the continuum of care coordination, upstream determinants of health, value-based financing strategies, community collaboration and outreach, and research and informatics. This individual will collaborate in a fast-paced team environment on high-priority, system-wide initiatives to impact the social, economic, and behavioral determinants of health. The successful candidate will have outstanding critical thinking, communication, and research skills, as well as experience in program design, implementation, and/or evaluation in an academic or work setting.
Minimum Qualifications Bachelors Degree in Public Health, Health Sciences, Healthcare Admin or Related Field - Statistics, Data Analytics, Data Science or related field with minor or experience in healthcare related field Masters in Public health, Health Sciences, Health Policy, Health Management, Epidemiology or Related Field or Statistics, Data Science or Related Field with focus in health data analytics - Preferred
2 Years of Experience; Relevant experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular competencies and knowledge to succeed in the duties of the position, including:
Excellent analytic and communication skills, including the ability to write clearly and persuasively, to tailor communication for various audiences, and to design high-quality reports and presentations;
Academic or work experience collaborating in a team setting on program design, implementation, and/or evaluation, with an emphasis on translating research into action;
Diligence, attention to detail, and an unwavering commitment to high-quality work.
Preferred Experience in healthcare delivery settings and/or with insurance or managed care
Familiarity with population health, public health, or clinical quality research or metrics.
Above average Verbal Communication (Heavy Public Contact)
Developing and Interpreting Data Visualizations and Dashboards
Proficiencies MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, MS Outlook
Job Attributes Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities Analytical Research Statistical
Assist in assessing patient, community, and health system needs and resources to identify priority areas for population health action.
Focusing on priority areas, research best practices across the public health, healthcare, and social services sectors for impacting the upstream determinants of health.
Collaborate in a team-based setting to support implementation of priority initiatives.
Assist in monitoring and evaluating program outcomes, including developing robust measurement and reporting infrastructure.
Other duties as assigned to support Harris Health's population health strategy.
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.