Job Description

At Harris Health System, we champion better health for our patients, their families and our community, by connecting them to an integrated healthcare system that provides high-quality healthcare. Harris Health focuses on the delivery of primary care, wellness and prevention services to the residents of Harris County, Texas, through its extensive network of inpatient and outpatient facilities. Harris Health is a proud recipient of the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered medical homes. Harris Health's medical faculty and residents are provided by its nationally recognized medical school partners: Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Skills / Requirements

Job Summary - Population Health Analyst

Harris Health System seeks an exceptionally motivated individual to join its department of Population Health Transformation to advance innovative health solutions for those most in need.  The department oversees Harris Health's transformative model of care, encompassing the continuum of care coordination, upstream determinants of health, value-based financing strategies, community collaboration and outreach, and research and informatics.  This individual will collaborate in a fast-paced team environment on high-priority, system-wide initiatives to impact the social, economic, and behavioral determinants of health.  The successful candidate will have outstanding critical thinking, communication, and research skills, as well as experience in program design, implementation, and/or evaluation in an academic or work setting.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelors Degree in Public Health Sciences, Healthcare Admin or Related Field
Masters in Public health, health sciences, healthy policy, or related field preferred

Work Experience
2 Years of Experience or Masters Degree

  • Relevant experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular competencies and knowledge to succeed in the duties of the position, including:                                
  • Excellent analytic and communication skills, including the ability to write clearly and persuasively, to tailor communication for various audiences, and to design high-quality reports and presentations;                 
  • Academic or work experience collaborating in a team setting on program design, implementation, and/or evaluation, with an emphasis on translating research into action;              
  • Diligence, attention to detail, and an unwavering commitment to high-quality work.
  • Experience in healthcare delivery settings and/or with insurance or managed care    
  • Familiarity with population health, public health, or clinical quality research or metrics.


Communication Skills
Above average Verbal Communication (Heavy Public Contact)
Writing/ Reports

Proficiencies
MS Word   MS PowerPoint  MS Excel  MS Outlook


Job Attributes
Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities

Analytical Research Statistical

Application Instructions

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