Health Care Data Analyst

  • Washington, DC
  • Full-time

Company Description

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 It seeks to promote common-sense, innovative, and solutions-based policies that will reform government, challenge outdated assumptions, and create a smaller, smarter government that will serve its citizens better.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.

Job Description

The Health Care Data Analyst will work with Forum researchers and policy analysts in a variety of tasks including: performing statistical analysis and developing coding; collecting and preparing data from surveys and administrative information systems; conducting literature searches; and providing project management support. A successful candidate will be a team player, who is detail oriented, comfortable finding and manipulating complex data sets, and demonstrates initiative and creativity.

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


Desired Skills & Experience

  • Degree in economics, public policy, finance or math; statistics coursework required.
  • Must have one to two years of relevant experience with statistics and programming with statistical packages (such as SAS or STATA), as well as analytical, qualitative, and quantitative research.
  • Familiarity with the U.S. health care system and health care policy.
  • Ability to multi-task and shift priorities with little notice.

Salary commensurate with experience.

Additional Information

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

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.