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Health Care Policy Analyst

Location: Washington, DC

Department: Health Care Policy

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

The Health Care Policy Analyst will work with other American Action Forum (AAF) researchers and policy analysts on a variety of tasks. This position will be responsible for original research and analysis of health care policy proposals, legislative initiatives and enacted laws. The Health Care Policy Analyst will be expected to write multiple products each week including, research papers, opinion editorials, Congressional testimony, and short blog posts. The Health Care Policy Analyst will also support AAF’s President and the Director of Health Care Policy with timely analysis and background memorandums. This position will occasionally represent AAF in meetings with stakeholders and on Capitol Hill.

A successful candidate will be a detail-oriented, team player who combines a firm grasp of health care policy and a passion for public policy with exceptional quantitative research skills. Strong verbal and written communication skills are an absolute requirement.

This position will report to the Director of Health Care Policy.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Degree in economics, finance, business, public policy. Statistics coursework preferred.
  • Broad working knowledge of the U.S. health care system and health care policy.
  • Strong quantitative skills and demonstrable expertise working with MS Excel. Experience using statistical packages (such as SAS, STATA, or R) is useful but not essential.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and shift priorities efficiently with little notice.

Salary commensurate with experience.

To Apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume and writing sample of no more than 1000 words to cholt@americanactionforum.org.

About the American Action Forum

The American Action Forum is a forward-looking, non-profit policy institute dedicated to keeping America strong, free and prosperous. It seeks to promote common-sense, innovative, and solutions-based policies that will reform government, challenge outdated assumptions, and create a smaller, smarter government that will serve its citizens better. As a unique, fast-paced “action” tank, we use the modern tools of communications to deploy ideas; engage Americans in the debate over the boundaries of government policy, personal freedoms, and market incentives; and educate and challenge the media to explore these issues and shape the next generation of political leaders.

This is a full time position based in Washington, DC. The American Action Forum is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, citizenship status, or sexual orientation. We are unable to sponsor work visas for this project.

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