Allegheny HealthChoices, Inc. (AHCI), a behavioral health oversight organization located in Pittsburgh is seeking a Research Associate to conduct research and analysis supporting quality improvement objectives related to behavioral health services. Deep intellectual curiosity, initiative, and a commitment to getting things done even in the face of obstacles are essential to success in this role.
Job Responsibilities include:
Conduct evaluation and data analysis on specific services and programs, as well as quality improvement initiatives.
Synthesize and translate complex findings into clear and compelling reports for AHCI clients and a wide array of system stakeholders.
Build collaborative partnerships between clients, managed care organizations, providers, and other system stakeholders.
Educate the behavioral health system on evidence-based and promising practices.
We offer a competitive wage and benefits package. Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume via email to email@example.com with "Research Associate" in the subject line, or mail their resume and cover letter to: P.O. Box 1904 Cranberry Twp., PA 16066
The position requires a Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Public Health, Public Administration/Policy, or a related discipline. Successful candidates will also have:
Exceptional quantitative, research, and written communication skills;
Demonstrated creative problem solving skills in the design, execution, interpretation, and presentation of quantitative and qualitative analyses;
A minimum of two (2) years prior experience working within a behavioral health/managed care setting-- or conducting analysis using health insurance data
Knowledge of behavioral health service models and strategies, including program administration and quality measurement;
Proficiency in MS Office Suite, including working knowledge of MS Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel--experience with Qlik or other data visualization tools, Adobe InDesign and Adobe Illustrator a plus;
Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to work independently and collaboratively;
Ability to successfully manage multiple projects and competing deadlines with a focus on results.
Additional Salary Information: We offer a competitive wage and benefits package.