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The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) is a not-for-profit trade association based in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, which advocates for nearly 240 Pennsylvania acute and specialty care hospitals and health systems including primary care, subacute care, long-term care, home health, and hospice providers, as well as the patients and communities they serve.

HAP’s employees represent its membership in the legislative, regulatory, and health policy arenas in Harrisburg, Washington D.C., and regionally, including the southeast.

The HAP team supports the association’s goal of advocating for a health care delivery environment that enables hospitals and health systems to provide accessible, affordable, quality care to all Pennsylvanians.

Current Job Opportunities

Project Director/Senior Research Analyst

The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania is seeking a Project Director/Senior Research Analyst. This position will conduct thoughtful, rigorous policy research about a broad range of policy areas (e.g. Medicaid and Medicare, the uninsured, quality of care, care coordination, health information technology, public reporting) in support of the association’s strategic goals, objectives, and annual work plans.

The selected candidate will:

  • Lead the development of and management for member surveys
  • Conduct literature/evidence reviews
  • Lead qualitative and quantitative studies that will serve as the basis for new policy initiatives
  • Support activities affecting health systems, hospitals, and public health
  • Produce written materials disseminating findings
  • Represent HAP before various health stakeholders, including members and the health research community

Candidates for this position must have:

  • A master’s degree in public policy, business, economics, or related social science
  • Five to ten years of experience in policy research, hospital economics, health care finance, or health care consulting

Project management training and association research experience is a plus. We require demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office. Preference given to candidates demonstrating experience with business intelligence tools (Tableau), database management software (Access, SQL), literature review databases (EBSCO, PubMed), statistical software (Alteryx, R, SPSS), qualitative research software (NVivo) and survey software (Qualtrics, Survey Monkey).

In addition, excellent communication skills, project management/organizational skills, supervisory and mentoring skills, statistical/data analytics skills, math skills, collaboration/interpersonal skills, and critical thinking/problem solving skills are vital to the success of this position.

To apply, please email your resume to Kimberly McCoy, HAP's director, human resource services, or mail to: ATTN: Kimberly McCoy, The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania, 30 North Third Street, Suite 600, Harrisburg, PA 17101.

Project Coordinator, the Healthcare Improvement Foundation

The Healthcare Improvement Foundation (HCIF) is seeking a Project Coordinator to provide support to senior staff in the management of their clinical and population health projects and associated deliverables. This position is responsible for preparing project reports and presentations and assuring timely completion of deliverables. It also provides support for committees, conferences, webinars, project team meetings, and other events.

Candidates for consideration must have:

  • At least a Bachelor’s degree
  • One to two years of work experience in a position involving quality improvement, patient safety, project management, or population health in a health care organization or community setting
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • A working knowledge of applied statistics, research methods, web-based tools, and computer systems
  • Ability to analyze, summarize, and present clinical data

The successful candidate will be a strong team player.

To apply, please email your resume to Kate Flynn, or mail to HCIF, Attn: Kate Flynn, 1801 Market Street, Suite 710, Philadelphia, PA 19103.

HAP is an Equal Opportunity Employer: EEO Employer F/M/veterans/disabled are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status, or disability.

HAP will provide reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Applicants who need assistance with the job application process should contact Kimberly McCoy, HAP’s director, human resource services, at (717) 561-5304.

HAP participates in the E-Verify Program.

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