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Center For Health Information And Analysis Documentation Intern in Boston, Massachusetts

The mission of the Center for Health Information and Analysis (CHIA) is to monitor the Massachusetts health care system and to provide reliable information and meaningful analysis for those seeking to improve health care quality, affordability, access, and outcomes. CHIA also acts as a principal repository for health care data collected by the state and is responsible for key data assets such as the Massachusetts All-Payer Claims Database and the Massachusetts Acute Hospital Case Mix Databases.

CHIA’s Data Quality Team is seeking a summer Documentation Intern. This is a temporary position that will run approximately June through September, though exact timing may be flexible.

The Documentation Intern will edit and revise documentation for the Release Assurance Teams’ testing of the Massachusetts All-Payers Claim Database (APCD) and Case Mix data. Applicants should be current students or recent graduates and have prior working experience with data and the ability to clearly communicate results to diverse audiences. The successful candidate will communicate proactively and collaboratively, have excellent attention to detail, and aspire for continuous learning and professional development.

The internship will be conducted remotely, with regular meetings conducted through Zoom and/or Microsoft Teams, and expected hourly rate is $20-$27/hour.

Specifically, the Documentation Intern will:

  • Work independently, as well as, collaboratively with Release Assurance Team members when reviewing and revising documentation.

  • Combine various sources of documentation into one cohesive document.

  • Ability to test code for MA APCD or Case Mix to ensure the code is up to date.

  • Create a repository for MA APCD and Case Mix code.

  • Communicate issues with documentation to the Release Assurance Team in a timely manner.

  • Other duties as assigned.

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree; current students or recent graduates of advanced degree programs is a plus

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite is required

  • Experience with data management and analysis using SQL and/or other major statistical packages or languages (e.g. R, Stat, Python, SPSS Syntax) strongly preferred

  • Experience with creating and maintaining a repository for SQL and PostgreSQL code.

  • Experience in health care or data analysis a plus but not required

  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills and the ability to work in teams

    To apply visit: http://www.chiamass.gov/join-our-team/

    At CHIA, we are committed to earning a reputation as a great place to work and build a career. So if you’re excited to be part of a diverse and innovative team responsible for identifying opportunities to improve health care in Massachusetts, come join us! To apply and for more information visit: https://www.chiamass.gov/join-our-team/

    CHIA is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Women, people of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

    If you have Diversity, Affirmative Action or Equal Employment Opportunity questions or need a Reasonable Accommodation, please contact Diversity Officer / ADA Coordinator: Tonya Bourassa 617-701-8127.

    Information submitted by applicants is collected through the JazzHR Platform, your submission of application materials constitutes your express consent for this information to be provided to JazzHR for processing. Please do not include any personally identifiable information with your application materials other than that specifically requested by CHIA. CHIA requests basic information such as name, address, telephone number, and email address. You may also self identify race/ethnicity, gender, disability and/or veteran status if you so choose. However, you should not provide more detailed personal information such as your date of birth or Social Security Number with your application materials.

    In compliance with federal laws, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

    CHIA has adopted Executive Order #595: COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement for Executive Department Employees

    As a condition of employment, successful candidates will be required to have received COVID-19 vaccination and/or boosters prior to the finalization of the hiring process. Details relating to complying with this requirement will be provided to finalists.

    Finalists who can provide documentation that the vaccine is medically contraindicated or who object to vaccination due to a sincerely held religious belief may make a request for a reasonable accommodation.

    Executive order can be found here: https://www.mass.gov/doc/august-19-2021-executive-department-employee-vaccination-order

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