Health Analytics Co-op Intern (Fall 2021)

Employer
Logistics Management Institute
Location
Tysons Corner, VA
Posted
Jul 28, 2021
Closes
Aug 01, 2021
Ref
2142495097
Hours
Full Time
Overview LMI is a consultancy dedicated to powering a future-ready, high-performing government, drawing from expertise in digital and analytic solutions, logistics, and management advisory services. We deliver integrated capabilities that incorporate emerging technologies and are tailored to customers' unique mission needs, backed by objective research and data analysis. Founded in 1961 to help the Department of Defense resolve complex logistics management challenges, LMI continues to enable growth and transformation, enhance operational readiness and resiliency, and ensure mission success for federal civilian and defense agencies. Position is on the staff of a government consulting firm located in Tysons, VA. Work is sponsored by Federal Government departments and agencies, including the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Department of Defense. Responsibilities The successful applicant will become part of an analytical team that supports public health systems management projects with a primary focus on Medicare and Medicare Advantage. The Co-Op Intern will use strong data analysis skills (eg, SAS/SQL/Excel) to produce reports and insights that inform Medicare and Medicare Advantage policy. Ultimately, success in this role comes from a combination of a passion for healthcare policy, exceptional attention to detail and accuracy, top-notch data analysis and presentation skills, commitment to cross-functional teamwork, an outstanding client service ethic and a desire to consistently improve in an organization that is dedicated to excellence. Each day may require the candidate to: * Understand complex and organization-specific datasets * Perform analyses to answer routine and ad hoc questions about health systems, population health and regulatory compliance and be able to explain the significance of those analyses to non-technical stakeholders * Learn and apply relevant federal policy and regulations to data analysis * Develop and improve standard operating procedures * Communicate with systems development experts to design tools and applications to automate the fulfillment of repeat requests * Demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence. Qualifications * Must be able to work full-time during the Fall 2021 semester. * Must be a candidate for an undergraduate degree (in operations research, industrial engineering, computer science, health analytics, systems engineering, applied mathematics, or a related major). * Must have declared a major. * Must have a 2.5 GPA or better (copies of unofficial transcripts are required). * Experience writing automated processes in SAS and/or SQL, Python, STATA, R or similar language. * Superior communication skills, both oral and written. * Ability to provide narrative context of data analysis to a non-technical audience. * Ability to absorb large amounts of new technical and policy knowledge without a lot of guidance. * Strong interest in health policy. * Applicants selected for this position may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Only US Citizens are eligible for a security clearance. For this position, LMI will only consider applicants with security clearances or applicants who are eligible for security clearances. * Be available for occasional travel. * Other Information: * Co-Ops will need to provide their own transportation to and from work and locate and arrange for their own housing (if applicable). * All Co-Op positions at LMI are paid positions.#06022021

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