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Reserch Analyst

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Job Duties

The Health Research Analyst will play an important role in advancing the ACGME’s strategic mission of improving health care by coordinating the compilation of data used in the design and implementation of rigorous studies pertaining to the effectiveness of the ACGME’s accreditation activities, the validity of learning assessments, and the quality of care delivered by early-career physicians. To do this, the Health Research Analyst is responsible for managing, editing, and analyzing large data sets. The Health Research Analyst will serve as a project leader, contributor, and consultant to projects as circumstances require. The Health Research Analyst is a team player and provides assistance to others in the department through methodological and data management support. The Analyst will:

• Manage large data sets of educational and clinical performance data.
•  As circumstances require, the Health Research Analyst will apply scientific acumen in roles as principal investigator, contributing investigator, or consultant for studies involving ACGME’s educational data. The Health Research Analyst will design methodologically sound research studies alone and in collaboration with others.
•  The Health Research Analyst will lead the design protocols and will assist in drafting parts of protocols under the direction of others, as circumstances dictate.
•  Prepare data for analysis alone or for use by other colleagues, to include editing data, data matching and crosswalks, creating variables, and selecting data elements for use in analysis with high attention to detail.
•  Analyze data from commercial and federal health insurance claims, registry data, survey data, and data from electronic health records and similar sources to support research efforts of the ACGME.
•  Adhere to standards spelled out in data use agreements and in the AGME’s data governance policies.
•  Provide staff support to research working groups and committees.

Job Qualifications

•  Master’s degree (PhD preferred) from a regionally accredited university in health information management, data science, economics, public health, psychology, political science, education, or related field, including at least one advanced-level course in statistics.
•  Four or more years of related career experience compiling, cleaning, and editing, commercial insurance claims data, federal health data, registry data, and data from electronic medical records.
•  Expertise in merging and appending large health care data sets from numerous sources.
•  At least one year of experience aligning claims data with guidelines for clinical care or indicators of health care quality (for example Choosing Wisely, AAFP Clinical Recommendations, NCQA, HEDIS).
•  At least one year of experience writing commands in SQL, Python, or R for data preparation purposes (i.e., retrieval, merger, audit).

Institution Description

The ACGME is an independent, not-for-profit organization that sets and monitors voluntary professional educational standards essential in preparing physicians to deliver safe, high-quality medical care to all Americans. The ACGME oversees the accreditation of 12,740 residency and fellowship programs, which are training approximately 154,000 physicians to deliver care in 182 medical specialties.


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Application Due Date: 2022-09-30
Job Start Date: 2022-10-03
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience.
City: Chicago
State/Province/Region: IL
Institution: Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education
Remote Work: Remote or hybrid optional
Reports To: Director, outcomes research & evaluation
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Research, Milestones Development, Evaluation

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