Position Description: The UCLA Center for Health Policy Research (the Center) has an employment opportunity for a project manager/research analyst with knowledge of U.S. health care systems, evaluation methods, managed care, health insurance, health care claims analysis, indigent care services, Medicaid waiver programs, and California public healthcare/insurance systems and regulations.
The Project Manager/Analyst will coordinate and conduct data analysis and project tasks for several large-scale projects within the Health Economics and Evaluation Research (HEER) Program at the Center.
Specific responsibilities include: - Qualitative data analysis (creating surveys and interview protocols, conducting interviews, coding, analysis, and writing methods and results).
- Assisting with writing articles for journals, policy briefs and evaluation reports; independently writing meeting minutes and progress reports; and managing the team's writing and publications process.
- PM/Evaluation and Research activities include assisting with development of proposals, budgets and scopes of work for funders, submitting IRBs, and applications to get data. Create detailed evaluation plans (with guidance from the PI), maintain timelines, and coordinate work efforts with other PM/analysts and statistical team. Create and submit documentation to other departments (HR and Finance).
- Quantitative data: understand projects' database structure and documentation; formulate and summarize tasks for using large data sets (including but not limited to claims, eligibility records and clinical data) to guide programming team; obtain and/or create documentation for data sources necessary for evaluation and technical activities. Knowledge of national and state-level survey data, such as CPS, ACS, and CHIS including sampling frame, contents, and limitations.
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