The Health Management Academy Research Analyst in Arlington, Virginia
About The Academy:
The Health Management Academy (The Academy) brings together health system leaders and innovators to collectively address the industry?s biggest challenges and opportunities. By assisting executives in cultivating peer networks, understanding key strategic trends, establishing pragmatic partnerships, and developing next-generation leaders, our members are better positioned to lead industry transformation.
The Academy offers a dynamic atmosphere with significant opportunities for employees. If you are interested in contributing to a member-centric, creative, and collaborative workforce while deeply influencing top leaders and institutions in healthcare, The Academy could be the right place for you!
The Academy?s Research Analysts are key team members who support research projects, content development, and other initiatives related to supporting our health system and industry member executives. The Academy conducts much of its research initiatives in partnership with member health systems and healthcare companies. Working closely with the the Research & Advisory team as well as the Member Insights team, Research Analysts are directly involved with the daily operations of all Academy research initiatives.
Examples of past Academy Research Projects include evaluations of health systems responses to industry trends (e.g., transitioning from volume to value, opioid epidemic), identifying best practices in delivering high-value care (e.g., telehealth), and tracking health system financial and demographic metrics over time (e.g., percent of revenue tied to Medicare Advantage). Analysts are primarily responsible for conducting quantitative and qualitative analyses and developing deliverables (e.g., written reports, presentations, online content) for the membership broadly and individual clients. Analysts support research interviews, analysis, and the creation of deliverables and presentation materials. Academy insights are frequently presented and discussed at Academy meetings, shared through our digital channels, and regularly featured in press and media outlets.
Primary Job Duties:
Document findings from primary and secondary research
Support analysis of findings from qualitative data collected from interviews, site visits, literature reviews etc.
Conduct interviews with executives from health systems and industry organizations
Produce graphical and written analyses of findings for interim and final deliverables
Create qualitative surveys using online survey tools for data collection
Enter, check, and harmonize data for research studies
Collect, input and analyze health services & health policy data
Generate graphs and figures for analytic reports and research briefs
Provide input to senior leadership on opportunities for improving value delivery to member organizations
Strong writing skills and experience writing reports
Strong analytic skills, including the ability to think critically, creatively, and problem solve
General interest in healthcare
Experience conducting qualitative primary and secondary research
Ability to complete tasks on tight deadlines without compromising quality
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Proficiency with Excel and Power Point
Bachelor?s degree required
2+ years of experience in a research setting, or graduate degree in healthcare administration, health policy, business, or related field
Interpersonal Skills & Attributes:
Ability to work independently and as a team member
Attention to detail
Self-directed and resourceful
Excellent communication and client facing skills
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, and distance vision.
Notice of Equal Opportunity Employment:
The Academy is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, The Academy will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. The Academy?s goal is for our people to reflect the communities in which we live and serve and to ensure representation of women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities in our organization.