The Massachusetts Health Policy Commission (HPC) seeks an exceptional contract part-time employee to support the HPC’s Research and Cost Trends (RCT) Team’s data management and analytic processes. The Database Specialist is responsible for the planning and implementation of database infrastructure to support the current and future research and analytic needs of RCT. The Database Specialist will report to the Director for Research and Cost Trends.
Duties of this position may include, at minimum:
The contract period for this position is July 5, 2017 to June 30, 2018, with an option to renew depending on ongoing agency needs. The contractor will be expected to work at the HPC’s offices (50 Milk Street, Boston, MA) on a flexible schedule as dictated by the project needs, estimated to be an average of 7.5 hours per week. The contractor will be paid hourly for work completed.
About the HPC
The HPC is an independent state agency that develops policy to reduce health care cost growth and improve the quality of patient care. The HPC has five core responsibilities: (1) monitoring the performance of the health care system, (2) analyzing the impact of health care market transactions on cost, quality, and access, (3) setting the health care cost growth benchmark, (4) investing in community health care delivery system transformation, and (5) certifying patient-medical homes (PCMHs) and accountable care organizations (ACOs). The HPC's 11-member Board provides oversight to the activities of the agency.
Compensation is commensurate with experience. The HPC may adjust title and responsibilities depending on the experience, education, and expertise of the individual selected.
This position is not eligible for certain benefits.
The HPC is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.