Health Policy Analyst (Managed Care/Medical Schemes)

Seeking a candidate with experience in the managed healthcare/medical plan industry to facilitate the minimum prescribed benefit review process

Qualifications and experience required:

  • Diploma in Health Sciences (Medicine & Surgery / Pharmacy)
  • Graduate Diploma in Epidemiology / Masters in Public Health or Public Policy
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in the managed care industry / medical plans / program management in the private or public health sector
  • ???????At least 3 years of experience in developing clinical protocols and applying the principles of evidence-based medicine

  • ?????????????? Valid registration with a relevant professional body.

Required experience:

  • Knowledge of all related legislation impacting and influencing the functioning of the organization (MSA, CMSLA, etc.)
  • Understanding of the principles of evidence-based medicine
  • Knowledge of research methodologies
  • Knowledge of health financing systems and economics
  • Ability to research the clinical management of various conditions in various clinical areas
  • Knowledge of public and private healthcare, including National Department of Health policies and strategic plans
  • Understanding of budget impact analysis, economic evaluation techniques, priority setting or evaluation of interventions
  • Desk research and synthesis of research data
  • Computer skills

Technical Skills / Behavioral Attributes:

  • Qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • Analytic
  • Mastery of methodology and clinical tools
  • Attention to detail, negotiation, communication and interpersonal relations
  • Organization & project management
  • Problem definition, analysis and decision making
  • Presentation and report writing.

Desired skills:

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