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Healthcare Data Analyst (remote)

Human Services Research Institute
Cambridge, MA 02140 Work Remotely
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Do you want to help promote transparency and clearer choices in health care? Come work on a research and consulting team that is making it happen. HSRI is a nonprofit that has been researching, evaluating, and improving the quality and capacity of public health and social services for nearly 40 years, and were looking for someone with a passion for data who wants to be part of an innovative, expanding team within our organization.

Who We Are

Were seeking a full-time Research Analyst to support a team of researchers working on health- and healthcare-related research and program evaluation projects. Youll have the opportunity to analyze big data to create key indicators in the health care field, work with a variety of data sources such as cancer registry, vital statistics (birth and death registry), and population statistics from the Census Bureau, the CDC, and other Federal and state agencies, be responsible for reviewing data for outliers and inconsistencies, contextualize information through literature searches and reference to industry standards, and help create dynamic data visualizations and reports. Interest in the health care and population health field and working with insurance claims data is essential.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be, and we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.

This is a remote position, but has the option of working from our Cambridge, Massachusetts office, which is accessible by public transportation.

What Were Looking For

Were looking for an individual who enjoys working as part of a team. The ideal candidate is someone who communicates well both in person and in writing; manages work across projects with multiple timelines; develops and maintains positive relationships with clients, consultants, collaborators, co-workers, and funders; and listens and contributes to a sharing of diverse perspectives.


  • Health care data reporting design data visualizations to highlight trends, increase transparency, explore social determinants of health (SDOH), identify disparities in quality of care and cost in the health care system
  • Implement complex health care claim analysis to create actionable analytic output that meets statewide- and community-level health care reporting needs
  • Use standard methodologies for nationally-endorsed health care performance measures and indicators
  • Serve as a subject matter expert on the team for selected topics such as identification of primary care services, emergency room visits or hospital readmissions in claims data, or for external data sources such as provider databases, geographic crosswalks, CMS or AHRQ publications, tools, and datasets
  • Conduct routine and ad hoc data quality and assurance checks for analyses and dashboards

Minimum Qualifications

  • BA/BS in a business, public health, economics, or social science discipline with an emphasis in statistics and three years of professional experience in quantitative research
  • Experience analyzing commercial, Medicare, and/or Medicaid medical, dental, and/or behavioral health claims datasets
  • Intermediate to advanced SQL programming skills, plus intermediate to advanced programming skills in one of the following statistical software: R, Stata, SAS, SPSS or similar
  • Experience using Business Intelligence tools such as Tableau or Microsoft Power BI
  • Attention to detail and strong commitment to high-quality work
  • Analytical with strong problem-solving ability
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to execute complex analytic tasks and convey technical issues/problems succinctly and efficiently to the rest of the team
  • Ability to work across projects with multiple timelines and clarify ambiguities as they arise
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Desired Qualifications

  • Masters in a business, public health, economics, or social science discipline with an emphasis in statistics and at least one year of professional experience in quantitative research (masters degree may substitute for two years of experience listed under minimum qualifications)
  • Intermediate to advanced expertise with data visualization software such as Tableau, Microsoft Power BI or another similar program


Full-time 40 hours

Additional Information

HSRI offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes:

  • Health
  • Dental
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Education Assistance Program

Salary Range


Pay is commensurate with skills and experience.

For more information on HSRI, please visit www.hsri.org.

How to Apply

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume/CV through HSRIs Career Center.

You can also copy/paste the URL into your browser: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=hsri&ccId=19000101_000001&type=MP&lang=en_US

Materials can also be mailed to:

Attention: Human Resources

Human Services Research Institute

2336 Massachusetts Ave.

Cambridge, MA 02140

No phone calls or email inquiries, please.


Posted: 2022-06-10 Expires: 2022-07-12

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