The University of Pittsburgh's Graduate School of Public Health is seeking a Data Analyst for their Health Policy & Management Division. The Data Analyst will provide programming support to multiple projects associated with the Medicaid Research Center at the University of Pittsburgh Health Policy Institute. Potential Medicaid projects will include long-term care program evaluation, analyses on housing and health care utilization, health profiles of vulnerable populations, pharmaceutical adherence, and geospatial analyses of health resources and public health needs.
Supervised by Dr. Julie Donohue, this position will work with faculty members from all schools of the health sciences and other programmers on specific Medicaid projects. The Data Analyst will be responsible for creating specific analytic files and variables by using complex data analytic techniques to aggregate the data. The incumbent will also be responsible for performing standard statistical analyses, presenting results, and developing thorough documentation of the programming and results. Some assistance with presentations, reports, and manuscripts preparation will be required.
Candidate must have experience with SAS and STATA programming and have a working knowledge of simple, descriptive statistical procedures. Experience with very large healthcare datasets is preferred.
Internal Number: 158577
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