HCIF is Hiring a Quantitative Data Analyst Consultant

February 6, 2024

The Health Care Improvement Foundation (HCIF) seeks a Quantitative Data Analyst Consultant to provide services in support of two HCIF programs described below:
  • 2025 regional Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA), the ACA-mandated community health needs assessment facilitated on behalf of southeastern Pennsylvania non-profit health systems. The Quantitative Analyst will identify key indicators from several sources presented at the county and/or zip level, provide data management and analysis, and support the synthesis of findings and writing of the final report. The role entails a willingness to take direction from HCIF, the Philadelphia Department of Public Health (PDPH), and the regional CHNA Steering Committee (comprised of health system representatives, community-based organizations, PDPH, and other key constituents), a strong grasp of population-level health indicators, and quantitative skills consistent with a master’s prepared analyst.
  • Pennsylvania Urology Regional Collaborative (PURC) is a quality improvement initiative that brings urology practices together in a physician-led, data-sharing and improvement collaborative aimed at advancing the quality of diagnosis and care for men with prostate cancer. A key component of PURC is its data registry where patient-level data on prostate cancer patients are captured and provides practice sites with real time analytics and benchmarking for quality improvement and research purposes. The Quantitative Analyst will analyze PURC registry data (patient- and practice-level) and prepare a summary report that evaluates and quantifies the impact of PURC interventions on reducing disparities in prostate cancer care and outcomes. Additionally, the Quantitative Analyst will provide general data analysis support.

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Qualifications

  • Minimum of Master’s prepared (MPH in Biostatistics, Epidemiology, or similar)
  • Early to mid-career professional
  • Experience with Excel and data analysis software, such as R or SAS
  • Ability to take direction and carry out vision determined by steering committees, HCIF, Philadelphia Department of Public Health, physician champions, etc.
  • Candidates local to southeastern Pennsylvania preferred.

Characteristics

  • Knowledge of healthcare, public health, and/or nonprofit landscape in Pennsylvania and/or Southeastern Pennsylvania is a plus;
  • Ability to attend periodic virtual meetings during weekday business hours;
  • Experience navigating complex program with many invested parties;
  • Ability to take feedback and incorporate into future work;
  • Ability to adhere to a schedule while maintaining flexibility;
  • Creative and analytic thinkers who can help troubleshoot challenges within a set of parameters;
  • Comfortable communicating clearly and respectfully;
  • Aligned with HCIF’s values of accountability, inclusiveness, collaboration, and transparency.
  • Independent consultants are requested to carry professional liability insurance and to provide the insurance certificate upon starting date.

Term of Engagement
This position has an expected start date of April 1, 2024 and end date of June 30, 2025. Consultant will be contracted at an hourly rate of $60/hour for a maximum of 1,450 hours total contracted time (pending funding), or $84,000 total contract value. Consultants will invoice HCIF on a monthly basis for up to 100 hours/month.

Selection Process & Timeline
To be considered for this opportunity, please submit a resume/CV and cover letter describing relevant experience by Tuesday, February 20, 2024 for consideration. Resume and cover letter should be sent to Meghan Smith msmith@hcifonline.org.

Leading candidates will be invited to interview in February and March 2024.

 

About HCIF
Based in Philadelphia, the Health Care Improvement Foundation (HCIF) is an independent nonprofit organization whose mission is to drive superior health care through collaboration and shared learning. HCIF is dedicated to the vision of healthier communities through equitable, accessible, and quality health care. HCIF approaches complex health challenges by facilitating collaboration among various partners to implement solutions that no individual could achieve independently. Using skills in program management, facilitation, partner engagement, and evaluation, we forge cross-sector partnerships and serve as an independent convener. Our staff of ten facilitate programs in topic areas including opioid stewardship, health equity data strategies, health literacy, chronic disease management, and community health needs assessment.

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