Department: COSW Institute for Families in Society
Advertised Salary Range: $55,000-$65,000
Advertised Job Summary:
The Research Associate/Health Care Data Analyst provides high-level professional claims analytics work related to Medicaid and conducts quantitative analyses supporting health care projects and research activities. Our expert team includes an interdisciplinary team of researchers, policy analysts, biostatisticians, data scientists, and data visualization specialists who conduct research, evaluation, and policy analysis to support health care and delivery system reform, as well as health services, evaluation, maternal and child health, big data analytics, data visualization, and health policy initiatives. The Institute is devoted to transforming health systems through actionable cross-disciplinary and collaborative research. This position will lead the ongoing development and maintenance of IFS's analytic and data management systems. Position is located in Columbia, SC.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
Master's Degree in public health or related field and 3 years of experience in health services research, public health or healthcare
Experience with large relational database administration
Demonstrated experience in healthcare claims data management and analysis, such as Medicaid, Medicare, or private insurance data
Strong proficiency in SAS
Experience working with ETL processes
Ability to work within a SAS-based Decision Support System
Interest in public health or issues relevant to health services research and health program/policy evaluation
Ability to exercise sound judgment in making decisions and maintain thorough documentation of the decision-making process
Exemplary communication skills and ability to effectively communicate complicated processes to diverse audiences
Strong commitment to rigorous research methods, objectivity and accuracy of findings, and reproducibility of results
The University of South Carolina is a globally recognized, high-impact research university committed to a superior student experience and dedicated to innovation in learning, research and community engagement. Founded in 1801, the university offers more than 300 degree programs and is a top-tier Carnegie Foundation research institution. More than 50,000 students are enrolled at one of 20 locations throughout the state, including the research campus in Columbia. With 60 nationally ranked academic programs including top-ranked programs in international business, the nation's best honors college and distinguished programs in engineering, law, medicine, public health and the arts, the university is helping to build healthier, more educated communities in South Carolina and around the world.