Aledade Bethesda, MD Full-time

The Research Analyst will support new pilots and scaled innovations with analyses that leverage rich data sources including national Medicare claims, other payer claims, electronic health records, and event notification data. They will work cross-functionally with partners across the product organization to surface insights on program performance and support recommendations for improvement. The ideal candidate will have a background in health care analytics, an understanding of population health strategies, an ability to thrive in a fast-paced start-up environment, and a commitment to Aledade’s mission of having direct impact on primary care practices and patients, and contributing to a data-driven organization.
Primary Duties:

Understand the problem space:

  • Work with teams across Aledade and external partners to understand and clarify questions and issues for data analysis and experiments.

Assist in analysis execution:

  • Design descriptive statistical analyses to answer key business questions. 
  • Design and program code to integrate, evaluate, and analyze diverse data sources.
  • Perform data analysis and statistical modeling to generate actionable insights and solutions.

Assist in communicating analysis results:

  • Assist in working across teams at Aledade to identify implications of analysis results and translate findings into action.
  • Develop analytic products that accurately communicate insights from the data and inspire action. 
  • Work closely with engineering and other product partners to enable analytic solutions.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or 4+ years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters or PhD in health policy, economics, statistics, data science, or epidemiology.
  • Advanced data manipulation skills, including a strong foundation in SQL programming and R or Python for statistical programming.
  • Experience with healthcare data sources such as medical or pharmacy claims, electronic health record, event notification, clinical, and patient reported data, and working in a complex enterprise data warehouse.
  • Knowledge of standard methods for measuring health care utilization, spending, quality, and related outcomes.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct nuanced analyses to produce accurate and unbiased results and tell the story of those results in data visualizations, presentations, and reports.
  • Attention to detail, particularly with version control (e.g. Git), quality assurance, documentation, and building repeatable processes.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and manage competing deadlines and priorities.
  • Values people with differing backgrounds and perspectives; supports effective interpersonal and intercultural engagement.
  • Well-versed in Equity and Inclusion language, concepts, and principles (i.e. health disparities, social drivers of health, implicit bias) and able to communicate and explain them to larger audiences.
  • Committed to serving teammates and patients with empathy and respect.
  • Ability to manage research projects through the entire life cycle, from design through implementation, documentation, and presentation of findings.
  • Experience with causal inference methods including designing and/or conducting experimental and quasi-experimental studies (e.g., randomized trials; regression discontinuity, difference-in-differences, instrumental variables, and matched designs).
  • Thinks beyond their immediate team and contributes to making Aledade holistically better (active engagement in employee resource groups, DEI initiatives, book/journal clubs, facilitating training, leading roundtables, etc.).