The MITRE Corporation Healthcare Economist in McLean, Virginia
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MITRE’s Health Transformation Technical Center is dedicated to improving healthcare through strategic and technology-based transformation. We advise federal agencies through all phases of evolution of their healthcare transformation, from high-level strategic planning to program acquisition and oversight. MITRE is currently supporting multiple projects at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services including the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid. We have a need for a health economist who can assess the “big picture” and develop actionable strategic solutions. The candidate best suited for the position will thrive in a highly dynamic environment, easily performing independent work, as well as working comfortably in team settings. The position will include strategic and tactical planning, interfacing with customers, project management, and interactions with both public and private sector entities in advising Federal health agencies on a portfolio of healthcare projects. Key Functions:
Work collaboratively with senior government sponsors and MITRE colleagues to develop a problem definition and draft documents for economic impact analyses
Develop new economic models and perform statistical and economic analyses
Present findings from economic impact analysis work in non-technical language to senior government sponsors and interdisciplinary teams of MITRE colleagues (both verbally and writing)
Develop working relationships within MITRE across all levels of staff, management and executives to leverage the corporation's deep experience across a broad set of domains.
The candidate will demonstrate the following:
Graduate degree in health economics, behavioral economics public health, or a related field with 5 or more years of experience
Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to clearly communicate analyses and findings to various stakeholders
Ability to clearly present findings from economic analyses (verbally and in writing) to senior government officials
Ability to work with interdisciplinary teams
Ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
Ability to lead, manage, and conduct multiple types of technical and economic analyses (e.g., quantitative, qualitative, statistical)
Ability to create high quality work products with excellent attention to detail
Ph.D. in health economics, behavioral economics, public health or related field
Consultancy and customer relationship interaction experience
Experience as a federal contractor officer representative or similar role
This requisition requires the candidate to have a minimum of the following clearance(s):
This requisition requires the hired candidate to have or obtain, within one year from the date of hire, the following clearance(s):
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