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Senior Analyst, Surveys in Phoenix, AZ at HSAG

Date Posted: 12/14/2018

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Job Description

SUMMARY

Are you passionate about leveraging patients’ experience with care to improve the quality of healthcare?

Are you experienced in evaluating survey data?

Then join the Data Science & Advanced Analytics (DSAA) Division at Health Services Advisory Group (HSAG) that is transforming the delivery of healthcare in the United States!

HSAG has been a pioneer in the field of healthcare quality improvement for over three decades, serving approximately:

  • 25 percent of the nation’s Medicare population
  • 46 percent of the nation’s Medicaid population
  • 20 percent of the nation’s dialysis population

HSAG is nationally recognized as an industry leader in health care quality improvement and data analysis. We are in search of talented individual to serve as the Senior Analyst, Surveys in HSAG’s Phoenix, AZ office.  The Senior Analyst, Surveys will work closely with DSAA’s Analytic Leadership to oversee current survey development, administration, and analytic work across a wide array of state government clients.

DESCRIPTION

The Senior Analyst, Surveys provides methodological and statistical oversight and consultation to analytic and research projects, as well as technical writing skills related to research design and statistical interpretation. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, supervising analytic staff, assisting in day-to-day project and survey management, providing technical expertise in survey analytics. Daily activities include developing appropriate survey instruments, selecting and implementing appropriate statistical methods, developing semi-structured interview schedules for qualitative research, organizing and maintaining project files, providing feedback and guidance to HSAG clients, and providing regular reports to the Chief Data Officer and Vice President, DSAA.

ESSENTIAL COMPETENCIES, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serve as a leader within HSAG’s DSAA Division.
  • Develop survey instruments and sampling plans.
  • Assist in the oversight of subcontractor survey administration activities.
  • Conduct and interpret analyses, develop appropriate statistical models, manipulate complex databases, and track and evaluate patterns of care and outcomes.
  • Develop analytic methodologies and analysis plans.
  • Attend and participates in team training meetings, including presenting at these meetings.
  • Present and communicate project results to non-analytic staff members and customers. 
  • Lead project conference calls with clients.
  • Serve as an analytic consultant to other members of DSAA.
  • Serve as a technical writer on proposals and project reports.
  • Represent HSAG in a professional manner at all times.

Job Requirements

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • Candidate must hold a master’s degree in public health, economics, statistics, or other quantitative social science discipline.
  • Minimum of seven (7) years of analytic experience.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of recent experience performing original research and overseeing analytic activities in a healthcare setting.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of analyzing survey data.
  • Minimum of two (2) years supervising analytic staff.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

  • Extensive knowledge of statistical techniques and other quantitative methodologies.
  • Advanced knowledge of the SAS programming language, including Base SAS, SAS/MACRO, and SAS/STAT.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in areas of public speaking and client management.
  • Excellent verbal written communication skills.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

DISCLAIMER

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current position, management reserves the right to revise the position or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change (e.g., emergencies, changes in personnel, work load, rush jobs requiring non-regular work hours, or technological developments).

HSAG is an EEO Employer of Veterans protected under Section 4212. If you have special needs and require assistance completing our employment application process, please feel free to contact us.

EOE M/F/Vet/Disabled.

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