The Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is searching for a Social Science Research Analyst to serve as the Chief Medicaid Data Officer, according to a job posting on USAJobs.gov.
The Chief Medicaid Data Officer will serve as a senior technical advisor to leadership and staff in the Center and to other areas in CMS on a broad range of analytical tasks and data management activities. This position serves in the Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services (CMCS), Data and Systems Group (DSG).
According to the posting, the Chief Medicaid Data Officer will:
- Serve as a senior analyst and top-level advisor providing subject matter expertise on broad, national-level healthcare issues relating to policy proposals.
- Direct and coordinate the establishment of policies and procedures regarding use of Medicaid and CHIP data, promoting maximum access for users, while maintaining beneficiary privacy and security.
- Evaluate current data collection and management efforts to improve data quality and transparency, enhance data management practices, integrate data delivery, and lead the governance of data management practices.
- Prepare or directs the preparation of written communications/presentations to address complex and comprehensive correspondence, memoranda, briefing papers, option papers, speeches, and program proposals for the Center’s senior leadership.