Research Analyst

MHP Salud, a national non-profit agency that implements Community Health Worker programs and provides support services to other agencies who wish to start or strengthen their own Community Health Worker programs, is currently seeking a Research Analyst. 

This new position has been created in response to the organization’s need to be abreast of developments around Community Health Workers (CHWs) and health trends at both the national and state level. Although the full job description is available on our website posting, the successful candidate will:

  • Understand and assess existing research and literature for applicability, quality, triangulation, and appropriateness for subject and population.
  • Have the ability to synthesize research and produce recommendations based upon program or organizational needs.
  • Write documents appropriate to task, audience, and population on subject areas, assigned including background, trends, and options for solutions.
  • Work closely with various areas to provide comparables and historical outcomes for programmatic outcomes or program data.

The position will interface with other staff, divisions, and programs to gather key information, disseminate findings, and explore solutions to various issues. As such, the ability to work independently and as a member of a team is key to success in the position.

The successful candidate will have a Master’s degree in Public Health or related field; minimum of 1-3 years research and analysis experience in appropriate field with specific experience in duties of job description; excellent written and verbal communication skills; understanding of research protocols and contextual utilization of data; and be highly computer literate. An ability to speak, read, and write Spanish is highly preferred.

Please see the full job description available here for additional requirements. Position can be in our Ypsilanti, Michigan; Tampa/Orlando, Florida; Weslaco, Texas; or TriCities/Yakima, Washington offices.

Staff diversity and innovative programming make MHP Salud a fun and supportive work environment. The organization offers positions that challenge staff and inspire personal growth. At the same time, MHP Salud’s excellent, family-friendly personnel policies encourage staff members to model healthy living on all levels.

MHP Salud believes in the importance of accessible and affordable benefits that allow you and your family to be healthy and plan for your future. As you join us in our work as a full time regular employee (in 2018, only 2.4% of our employees were part time or temporary), the following benefits begin on your first day of employment:

  • For health care, we pay 100% of employee premiums, 75% of the premium for employee +1 plans, and 85% of the premiums for family plans. We pay 100% of the employee’s dental and vision plans, with the option to add coverage for dependents.
  • We provide employer-paid life insurance and offer you the ability to add more for yourself and your spouse and children, and carry excellent employer-paid long-term disability insurance for our employees.
  • You are immediately vested in our 401K retirement plan with an employer contribution of 6.5 % of your salary with an additional 2% if matched by you.
  • In addition to 13 paid holidays, employees receive 12 paid Health and Wellness days per year, and receive 152 hours of leave in their first year (increasing in the 4th and 8th year).

Salary Range: $56,000-63,000, DOQ.

Complete application process online available here.

 INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS or automated resume only applications will not be considered. 

 Application review will begin on September 6 for a hiring process of:

  • virtual interviews on the 10th and 11th of September
  • testing September 11-15
  • In person interviews September 24-25 with final decision following within days.

Expected date of start: October 21, 2019