Population Health Specialist – P/T - Norristown, PA req29192 in Norristown, PA at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 8/2/2019

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Population Health Specialist – Part Time- Norristown, Pennsylvania - Flexible
Look for more than answers.  Patients and Physicians rely on our diagnostic testing, information and services to help them make better healthcare decisions. These are often serious decisions with far reaching consequences, and require sensitivity, tact and a clear dedication to service. It’s about providing clarity and hope. 

You will work for the world leader in the industry, with a career where you can expand your skills and knowledge. You’ll have a role where you can act with professionalism, you can inspire colleagues, and you can care about the work we do and the people we serve. 

At Quest, we are on a continuous journey of discovery and development. It’s this attitude that has made us an industry leader and the #1 Diagnostic Lab in the US. For those joining us, we offer exciting and fast moving career opportunities where you can affect change at a rate unheard of in many organizations of our size and scope. While we invest in and develop technology to drive our innovations, our ongoing success relies on our people.
Department: Population Health (A collaboration of Employee Health, HealthyQuest, Health & Wellness, Medical Affairs)

Title: Population Health Specialist – Part Time

Overview: Quest Diagnostics empowers people to take action to improve health outcomes. Derived from the world's largest database of clinical lab results, our diagnostic insights reveal new avenues to identify and treat disease, inspire healthy behaviors, and improve health care management. Annually, Quest serves 1 in 3 adult Americans and half the physicians and hospitals in the United States. Our 46,000 employees understand that, in the right hands and with the right context, our diagnostic insights can inspire actions that transform lives. At Quest, our commitment to building a healthier world starts at home with our employees and their families.  This commitment has earned us recognition as a best employer for healthy lifestyles by both the American Heart Association and the National Business Group on Health.   

As Population Health Specialist, you will work for the world leader in the industry, with a position where you will have the opportunity to collaborate and affect change while expanding your leadership skills and analytical knowledge. You can make a real impact in a market that is growing and developing. You will work within the population health team that is overseen by our Chief Medical Officer and VP of Medical Affairs with direct oversight by the Director of Scientific Affairs, HealthyQuest.  In this role, you will mainly focus on a project that is viewed as high impact related to health and business performance while also gaining experience in ongoing population health projects.

The 12-month position will be part-time (29 hrs/wk) spanning June 3, 2019 to June 2, 2020.  Quest Diagnostics company headquarters in in Secaucus, NJ.  The position may be virtual with occasional travel to NJ or other company locations.  
• Bachelor’s degree; enrolled in graduate school; health-related field preferred
• Excellent analytical ability and execution skills. 
• Excellent overall technical skills.
• Strong written and oral communication skills.
• Successful experience with managing multiple tasks.
• The ability to interact with various departments within the organization and communicate to various management levels.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Collaborates with program director to identify primary manageable project
• Defines and adheres to project scope and timeline
• Conducts research into health, economics and business impact
• Collaborates with analytics teams to collect, clean and manage data
• Applies analytical skills and presentation skills to create graphical presentation of data
• Develops and delivers data-driven presentation(s) on project outcomes and impact
• Assists in management and coordination of HealthyQuest program operations utilizing knowledge and organizational skills for optimum engagement, efficiency, value and results
• Administers technical and administrative support for health program planning, delivery,
execution, and evaluation
• Applies project management skills to set priorities and coordinates meetings and resources
to ensure projects stays on track
• Compensation for this role is $15/hr to $25/hr depending upon experience. 
About Quest Diagnostics: 
Quest Diagnostics is the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services that doctors and patients need to make better healthcare decisions. We are pioneers in developing innovative diagnostic tests and advanced healthcare information technology solutions that help improve patient care.

We are a fortune 500 company, headquartered in US with over 46000 employees across countries.

As the world's leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services, doctors and patients rely on Quest Diagnostics daily to make better healthcare decisions.
We touch the lives of patients more than 150 million times (15 crore) a year, and every business day, more than half a million (5 lakh) people and their families entrust us to provide their doctors with critical health information.

By continuously introducing new and improved tests, technology and services, Quest Diagnostics has established a reputation as the leading innovator in the clinical laboratory industry.

And through our relationships with the academic community, pharmaceutical and biotechnology firms, and emerging medical technology companies that develop and commercialize novel diagnostics, we have become a leader in transferring technical innovation into the global marketplace.

The dedicated staff at Quest Diagnostics understand that behind every test there is a human life, and our work enables medical service providers throughout the world to improve the health of patients. 

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