KNG Health has an opening for 1 or 2 Research Associates with Data Science background and skills. We are seeking candidates with strong quantitative skills and experience with programming in Stata or similar language (e.g., SAS or R) (experience in Python and VBA also welcomed). Candidates should also have strong communication and writing skills. Preferred candidates will have an advanced degree, although candidates with a BA/BS plus work experience conducting data analysis will also be considered. The ideal candidate will also have some knowledge of Medicare payment systems and experience working with Medicare claims data.
This is an exciting opportunity to work on a wide range of healthcare reform and payment innovation policies, including modeling innovative state and federal proposals that impact health insurance coverage and estimating the impact of regulatory and legislative proposals on hospitals and other healthcare providers. Researchers have opportunities to publish their work and present at national health policy conferences. In the last 3 years, KNG Health researchers have published papers in American Journal of Medical Quality, Health Affairs, Journal of Medical Economics, ClinicoEconomics and Outcomes Research, Journal of Arthroplasty, Journal for Healthcare Quality, Health Services Research, Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, Foot & Ankle International.
This is a unique opportunity to be a key contributor in a small, dynamic company. The work environment is collegial and productive. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, creative, and have a passion for doing high-quality work.
• Able to work independently and as part of a team
• Excellent written and oral communications skills
• Strong problem-solving skills
• Strong quantitative and programming skills (Stata)
Minimum Job Responsibilities
• Collect and prepare data files using public survey data and medical claims
• Perform quantitative and qualitative analyses
• Contribute to written reports and proposals
Please e-mail letter of interest, resume, coding sample, and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org with the following subject line: “Job 2020-02 Data Scientist”