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Health Policy Research Analyst-R1002934

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Gather and analyze data and information contained within articles, information systems, and other databases for evidence-based information related to health policies. Apply research findings to implement solutions that resolve complex issues. Present research findings to Medical Directors to facilitate their decision-making.


40% Conducts health policy development research. Gathers data and information to facilitate Medicare local policy development and decision-making. Recommends relevant evidence-based research to assist Medical Directors with policy development based on best research practices.

30% Recommends resources for data/information. Analyzes available data/information, monitor s data/information quality, and communicates findings related to policy impact in reports, presentations, and communication to Medical Directors to facilitate their decision-making.

30% Prepares documents, presentations, and other materials for leadership meetings with internal and external audiences. Assists with proofreading and article content development

Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in public health, healthcare, or related field.

Preferred Education:

  • Master’s degree in research, public health, healthcare or related field.

Required Work Experience:

  • Two years of demonstrated work experience in conducting, documenting and presenting evidence based research to support medical policies.

Preferred Work Experience:

  • Five years of demonstrated work experience in conducting, documenting and presenting evidence based research to support medical policies.

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Understanding of policy development. Knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Ability to understand processes and present policy information to a high standard.
  • Strong verbal and excellent written communication and human relations skills.
  • Ability to research, plan, and gather data.
  • Strong organizational skills necessary to schedule, prioritize, and complete work assignments.

Required Software and Tools:

  • Microsoft Office.
  • Various research software products.

We participate in E-Verify and comply with the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina and our subsidiary companies maintain a continuing policy of nondiscrimination in employment to promote employment opportunities for persons regardless of age, race, color, national origin, sex, religion, veteran status, disability, weight, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other legally protected status. Additionally, as a federal contractor, the company maintains Affirmative Action programs to promote employment opportunities for minorities, females, disabled individuals and veterans. It is our policy to provide equal opportunities in all phases of the employment process and to comply with applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.

We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with physical and mental disabilities.

If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please e-mail or call 1-800-288-2227, ext. 43172 with the nature of your request. We will make a determination regarding your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis. 

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Date Posted
February 1, 2019
Job Type
Nashville, TN
Onsite Health & Wellness Services

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