Data Analytics and Research Intern – On Site

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Data Analytics and Research Intern - On Site

Overview of West Health
Solely funded by philanthropists Gary and Mary West, West Health is dedicated to pioneering new and smarter technologies, policies, and practices to make high-quality healthcare more accessible at a lower cost to all Americans. Our focus is supporting and creating healthcare delivery models that enable seniors to successfully age on their own terms, preserving and protecting their dignity, quality of life and independence.
Summary of Internship*
The data analytics and research intern will collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team of researchers, clinicians, and data science engineers to help research the impact of innovative models of acute and post-acute care on healthcare outcomes. In addition, the role will include working with publicly available and large data sets to create:

  • descriptive and predictive models of care,
  • dynamic visualizations and dashboards to drive insight into a wide variety of research areas for the West Mission,
  • and support manuscript development and technical reports for the development of relevant medical research and publications

Internship Details*
The paid internships are 3-6 months long approximately 20 hours a week, with optional renewal. Work is performed on-site at the WHI office on the scenic North Torrey Pines Road, directly across the University of California, San Diego campus. Interns work closely with experienced researchers in health economics, public health, biostatistics, and clinical data research. Interns receive experience and training with the following:

  • Executing analytical plans and generating data sets from multiple sources using R, SQL, and Python
  • Developing dashboards and visualizations using Tableau, R, and Python.
  • Gain valuable experience working with large healthcare datasets (e.g. CMS claims data, HCUP, NHATS) to address real world questions
  • Organize data collection and assist with analysis of qualitative and quantitative research data, track performance measures, and identify areas for quality and process improvements
  • Assist in dissemination of research findings through diverse formats and forums, including publications, conference presentations, whitepapers, summary reports, etc.

Essential Criteria* & Qualifications*

  • Proficient programming skills in SQL, R, or Python
  • Solid communication and presentation skills
  • Experience with relational databases
  • Experience with data analysis and visualization software a plus (e.g., Tableau, Alteryx, RStudio)
  • Highly self-motivated individual, positive and professional approach, a “can-do” attitude, and attention to detail
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team environment
  • Desire to make a difference in the lives of seniors
  • Must be fully vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19
  • Must believe in public health and science.

West Health Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons _on the basis of_ race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, marital status, age, _disability._ or veteran`s status._

Job Type: Internship


Published 2022-07-07

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