Senior Researcher
The Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI) Washington, DC - Washington, DC

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Senior Researcher
Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI)
Washington, DC

The Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI), in Washington, DC, is seeking a Senior Researcher to analyze and benchmark private sector health insurance claims using HCCI’s exclusive, multi-payer, longitudinal dataset with claims for over 50 million covered lives a year. The Senior Researcher will be responsible managing independent policy research projects, writing public reports and policy briefs, co-authoring academic articles, and contract research. The position reports to the Executive Director and requires a broad range of skills and experience including, but not limited to:
  • Graduate degree or terminal professional degree in a field related to health services research, economics, actuarial sciences, or public policy
  • 5 years or more of post-graduate experience
  • Strong quantitative skills, preferably training in econometrics, statistics, or actuarial modeling
  • Knowledge of SAS and STATA and proficiency in developing and debugging code
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, especially the ability to write about quantitative findings for non-quantitative audiences
  • Experience authoring academic articles, client studies, proposals, grants, or government reports
  • Desire to work in an exciting and demanding start-up environment
Further, preferred candidates will have experience with
  • Health care claims or patient discharge data analysis as a health service researcher, economist, or actuary
  • Producing policy briefs on health care costs and utilization
  • Project management
HCCI provides competitive salary and benefits including a 403B retirement scheme with employer contribution, health insurance, and other benefits. To apply, please send a resume, cover letter highlighting your qualifications, a relevant health policy writing sample, and salary requirements to healthcarecostinstitute@gmail.com . Please, no telephone calls.

For more information on HCCI, please visit www.healthcostinstitute.org .

(Posted March 5 - April 5, 2013)