Career Opportunities with the MDH Health Economics Program

The Health Economics Program (HEP) plays an important role in conducting research and applied policy analysis that is used to inform policy makers, consumers, and other stakeholders in Minnesota’s health care system. The work of HEP is focused on monitoring changes in the health care marketplace; and understanding the factors that influence health care cost, quality and access; and providing technical assistance in the development of state health care policy.

Current open positions:
Health Access Survey Research Scientist 2/3 - Position closes 12/1/14
Quality Measurement Planner Principal State - Position closes 11/24/14


Health Access Survey Research Scientist 2/3
#14HEAL000488/14HEAL00489

MAKE A DIFFERENCE! Join the Health Economics Program at the Minnesota Department of Health!

Located in the Health Economics Program (HEP) within the Health Policy (HP) Division of the Minnesota Department of Health, this position will focus on analyzing health insurance coverage at access in the state of Minnesota through survey research and related analysis.  In this position, you will manage a biennial state-wide survey of health insurance coverage, and conduct relevant analyses.  You will also monitor changes in health insurance coverage, access to health care, and measurement of health insurance coverage, on a state and national level, and provide survey research expertise as necessary.

GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.

Apply to this position by going to the full job announcement for the Research Scientist 3 and Research Scientist 2 positions. There is one vacancy which will be filled at either the 2 or 3 level.
See https://statejobs.doer.state.mn.us/JobPosting, posting number 14HEAL000488 (Research Scientist 3) or 14HEAL000489 (Research Scientist 2). The application period closes December 1, 2014. More information about applying for this position and working at MDH can be found at How Do I Get a Job at the Minnesota Department of Health?


Quality Measurement Planner Principal State
#14HEAL000470

MAKE A DIFFERENCE! Join the Health Economics Program at the Minnesota Department of Health!

GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.

Located in the Health Economics Program (HEP) within the Health Policy (HP) Division of the Minnesota Department of Health, this position will provide professional research and policy development support for the Minnesota Statewide Quality Reporting and Measurement System (SQRMS). You will: support a project to develop a plan for stratifying health care quality measures based on disability, race, ethnicity, language, and other socio-demographic factors; lead a project to assess the quality measurement risk adjustment methodology and develop a report by January 15, 2016; and implement recommendations from both projects by December 31, 2016. More information about the state’s quality measurement program can be found at Health Care Quality Measures.

Apply to this position by going to the full job announcement for the Planner Principal State position at https://statejobs.doer.state.mn.us/JobPosting, posting number 14HEAL000470. The application period closes November 24, 2014. More information about applying for this position and working at MDH can be found at How Do I Get a Job at the Minnesota Department of Health?



 

 

 

Updated Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 03:45PM