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APPLY NOW! Analyst in Health Policy at Congressional Research Service

The Congressional Research Service (CRS), Domestic Social Policy Division is accepting applications under its 2022 Graduate Recruit Program for an Analyst in Health Policy. Please share with your network.

Analyst in Health Policy

Open and Close Dates: 12/21/2021 to 01/18/2022

Salary: $72,750 – $94,581 per year

DUTIES

The Congressional Research Service (CRS), Domestic Social Policy Division (DSP), seeks an Analyst in Health Policy to join its Health Services and Research Section. The applicant should have some knowledge of key health policy issues, including issues related to health information technology (e.g., digital health, health informatics, and/or health care cybersecurity) along with the organization delivery, and financing of health services.  The applicant should be able to demonstrate their proficiency through relevant coursework or experience. Applicants earning an advanced degree in health policy, including issues related to health information technology, digital health, health informatics, and/or health care cybersecurity, are especially encouraged to apply.

The Analyst in Health Policy provides objective public policy analysis and consultation to congressional committees, Members of Congress, and their staff, including preparing objective, non-partisan, analytical studies and descriptive and background reports on public policy issues of national significance; providing personal consultation and assistance to congressional committees, Members of Congress, and their staff on public policy issues throughout the legislative process; and participating in multi-disciplinary team research projects and seminars. The Analyst in Health Policy is also expected to develop over time the skills necessary to provide legislative analysis and consultation to congressional committees, Members of Congress, and their staff at increasingly sophisticated levels.

Strong writing, research, and presentation skills are essential, including the ability to synthesize complex analyses into easy-to-understand language for a non-technical audience.

The analyst position carries promotion potential to the GS-15 level.

About CRS

CRS works exclusively for the United States Congress, providing policy and legal analysis to committees and Members of both the House and Senate, regardless of party affiliation. As shared staff to congressional committees and Members of Congress, CRS experts assist at every stage of the legislative process—from the early considerations that precede bill drafting, through committee hearings and floor debate, to the oversight of enacted laws and various agency activities.

CRS is well known for analysis that is authoritative, confidential, objective, and nonpartisan. Its highest priority is to ensure that Congress has immediate access to the nation’s best thinking on public policy issues of interest to its Members and Committees. CRS is fully committed to workforce diversity. Interested applicants must apply online at USAJOBS: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/628153200