• Senior Data Analyst- Healthcare Researcher

    Job Locations US-VA-Tysons
    Posted Date 5 months ago(11/10/2017 11:50 PM)
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  • Overview

    Position is on the staff of a private, nonprofit government consulting firm located in McLean, VA. Work is sponsored by Federal Government departments and agencies, including the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Department of Defense. Much, but not all, of our work entails supporting the following three programs within the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS): The Federally-Facilitated Marketplace, Medicare Advantage and the Medicare Shared Savings Program.

    The principal federal agencies charged with implementing these programs require operational, analytical support to carry out their new duties. This position will help provide that support.


    The successful applicant will become part of an analytical team that supports public health systems management projects.  Support will include both data analysis and process improvement.  That support includes understanding various large, complex data sets and performing analyses to answer specific questions about health benefits, cost sharing, enrollment, cost, payment, and risk adjustment.  In addition, duties will include working closely with information systems team members in specifying and designing automated tools to help answer repeat questions quickly and accurately.  Tasks will also include helping CMS establish processes to manage and oversee health plans, health care exchanges, and accountable care organizations.   


    • Degree in economics, operations research, statistics, healthcare, health policy evaluation, business management (with a quantitative focus) or related discipline.  One or more programming courses during college. Graduate degree desirable.
    • 5-7 years of experience in a healthcare analysis capacity, with healthcare data is required.
    • Strong quantitative skills using databases and spreadsheets, flow charts, and advanced analysis tools. 
    • Ability to query large data sets in either Access or SAS.
    • Understanding of relational databases.
    • Moderate SQL skills desirable.  
    • VBA experience desirable.
    • Superior communication skills on technical subjects.
    • Ability to absorb large amounts of new technical and policy knowledge without a lot of guidance.


    • Experience working with claims or encounter data, or the CMS Integrated Data Repository is highly desirable.



    Applicants selected for this position may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. For this position, LMI will only consider applicants with current security clearances or applicants who are eligible for security clearances. Please note that only U.S. Citizens are eligible for a security clearance.


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