As an Executive Advisor you’ll assist researchers from around the nation. ResDAC is the initial point of contact for any researcher in the public, private and government sectors who is seeking information about accessing and using Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) administrative data to study a broad range of topics such as health outcomes, policy, and economics.
This position requires effective oral and written communication and the ability to work within a diverse environment. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with curiosity about research and a strong desire to learn new skills.
Coordinates and communicates CMS Privacy Board requirements to external researchers.
Works with other ResDAC staff, CMS, CMS contractors, and external researchers to ensure compliance with CMS data release policies and federal regulations.
Manages routine and complex administrative functions related to the review and submission of data requests to CMS.
Works independently to perform administrative review of complex research requests, identifies problems and issues related to the submission, and provides written recommendations to the researcher.
Investigates and answers request related questions from researchers, which may require consultation with ResDAC staff, other CMS contractors, and CMS.
Writes educational documents to assist researchers with data request submissions.
Develops and delivers webinars on request submission topics.
Makes recommendations to CMS to improve efficiency and accuracy of requests and responds to changes in CMS privacy requirements.
Completes special projects regarding data request matters when assigned.
The University of Minnesota, founded in the belief that all people are enriched by understanding, is dedicated to the advancement of learning and the search for truth; to the sharing of this knowledge through education for a diverse community; and to the application of this knowledge to benefit the people of the state, the nation, and the world.