IMPAQ International, a growing and dynamic social science research firm, provides high-quality research and impact evaluation services, policy analysis, survey research, technology solutions, organizational development, technical assistance and consulting services to U.S. and international government agencies, foundations, and the private sector. IMPAQ’s mission is to bring together exceptional people to develop innovative and rigorous approaches to evaluate the real-world impact of social policies and programs. IMPAQ offers five locations: our Corporate Headquarters in Columbia, Maryland, rated one of America’s Best Small Cities; Downtown Washington, D.C., Boston, Massachusetts, Seattle, Washington and a Bay Area office in Oakland, California. IMPAQ has a diverse and collegial work environment and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer (M/F/Disability/Veterans).
IMPAQ is seeking full-time Analyst to join the Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Group within our Health Division. The Analyst will support projects focused on health care quality improvement and patient safety. The person hired will support national improvement and dissemination projects by performing activities that include: planning and facilitating improvement events, capturing and synthesizing project data, producing drafts of strategy and operations document sections, coordinating with project stakeholders and performing secondary research of published literature and web-based documents. The ideal candidate for this position will be well-organized, very bright, have strong communication skills and be someone that wants to acquire a range of project management and research experiences before advancing to a higher-level position in consulting or health care or pursuing an advanced degree.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis. Employment-based visa sponsorship (including H-1B sponsorship) is not available for this position
Conduct qualitative and quantitative data cleaning and do rudimentary data analysis
Prepare presentation-quality charts and tables to include in project reports
Assist with writing and proof-reading project documents and Power Point presentations
Coordinate with project stakeholders via phone and email
Support the planning and execution of webinars and the production of web-based resources
Conduct reviews of published literature and web resources to support project needs
Provide logistical and coordination support for project activities
Qualifications (Education, Knowledge and Experience):
Demonstrated interest in quality improvement and a desire to make U.S. healthcare better
Bachelor’s degree and undergraduate coursework in any major or majors that reflects academic rigor, the ability to think critically, write well and effectively manage multiple tasks concurrently
0-3 years of research or project support experience related to healthcare
Proven ability to perform secondary research and summarize research findings in well written documents
Knowledge of or familiarity with data analysis using Excel, SAS, STATA, SPSS or another comparable program
Excellent oral and written and interpersonal communication skills
Strong organizational skills
Ability to work independently and in a team environment
Expertise in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required
Familiarity with SharePoint or other online file-sharing resources
The ability and confidence to learn new skills and acquire content knowledge quickly and independently
IMPAQ International, LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer (M/F/Disability/Veterans).