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full-time health economist
US Army public health command

The US Army's Public Health Command is looking for a full-time health economist (or someone with training in health econ) for upcoming health projects. Ideally, the person would have training and experience in health economics. S/he would have graduated within the past 5 years (from Hopkins or elsewhere) with a background in health econ and would be willing and interested in applying these skill sets to health projects in the Army. If interested, please send resumes to Dr. Steven Bullock, DPT, MA, Public Health Assessment Program Manager, Army Institute of Public Health, 410-436-7007, Steven.H.Bullock@us.army.mil.
 

Research Scientist‐‐Health Policy and Economics
Regional office, Rockville, MD

MAPMG, in affiliation with Kaiser FoundationHealth Plans Mid‐Atlantic, is an integrated health care organization that serves a population of nearly 500,000 active patients and over 2.5million archived health records. MAPRI conducts public‐domain research that aims to become one of the leading research groups affiliated with an integrated healthcare system on the East Coast. As a KP researcher,the successful candidate will have immediate opportunities to work not just with colleagues in the growing MAPRI research group, but with colleagues among all eight KP regions with a covered population of over 8 million members and through vastly greater number of colleagues with similar research interests among the members of the HMO Research Network. Located in the vibrant Washington DC area,there is the additional opportunity to establish collaborations with scientists at the NIH and AHRQ, as well as local academic health centers. MAPMG research scientist consistently supports compliance and the Principles of Responsibility (KP’s code of conduct) by maintaining confidentiality, protecting the assets of the organization, acting with ethics and integrity,reporting noncompliance, and adhering to applicable Federal and State laws and regulations, accreditation and licensure requirements, and KP policies and procedures.

BASIC FUNCTIONS

Serves as researcher and consultant on projects and programs for the Mid-Atlantic Permanente Research
Institute (“MAPRI”). Works independently with general supervision by Executive Director Research and Community Benefit. Specific interest and expertise in health systems research, including health care delivery, organization, and management.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Designs, develops, and directs well-defined research in the field of health policy and services research, ideally with an emphasis on health economics. Prepares grant proposals, internal reports and peer-reviewed publications independently and collaboratively. Provides consultation on study design, analysis plans and interpretation of study results to PMG, KFH/P managers, clinicians, clinical staffs, and committees as directed.
Provides service to the scientific community through membership on peer review groups and national boards. May consult with local, state and national voluntary and governmental agencies. Provides consultation and direction to programmer analysts with regard to data management and analysis strategies for this position’s research projects and department programs generally. Presents papers at national scientific meetings; teaches and/or reviews papers for national journals. Seeks consultation from senior scientists for specific scientific and administrative issues. Work collaboratively to help develop the scientific program and goals of MAPMG and Kaiser Permanente generally. Works to advance research in health systems and services. Provide and receive consultation with MAPMG and KPMAS staff as required for research development.

QUALIFICATIONS

 Doctoral degree in Health Management or Services Research, Economics, or related field, or equivalent training and mastery. Expertise in the statistical techniques, study designs and research methods used in applied economics, health services, and epidemiological research. Demonstrated ability to develop and conduct original and independent research and publishing peer reviewed results. Experience developing successful federal grant applications. Experience working with and/or leading multidisciplinary teams


HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates may apply via the following link:


https://RE21.ultipro.com/MAP1002/Jobboard/NewCandidateExt.aspx?__JobID=991

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