Program Analyst (Health Services)

Clearance Level
Program Management
Remote, Based in Iowa

REQ#: RQ130625

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: Other
Requisition Type: Regular

General Dynamics Federal Health Sector is actively seeking a Program Analyst to support the CCW Program. The CMS Chronic Conditions Warehouse (CCW) provides researchers with Medicare and Medicaid beneficiary, claims, and assessment data linked by beneficiary across the continuum of care.

You will be responsible for coordinating health services research requests of varying size and complexity, tracking detailed specifications, performing quality checks on final products, and assisting with pricing estimates.

This position is a hybrid role and candidates must be local to our West Des Moines, IA office. You will be required to be on site for trainings and occasional meetings.

In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Coordinate data requests, tracks request specifications, performs quality checks.

  • Analyze specification criteria against data products to ensure research requests are delivered as expected.

  • Build relationships with researchers and request partners to enhance communication and ensure specifications are complete and accurate.

  • Communicate researcher specifications in a format technical analyst can use to extract data.

  • Maintain Medicare/Medicaid data documentation.

  • Monitor timeliness of data requests.

  • Track multiple data program rules, data types and statuses to ensure customers receive accurate data and information.

  • Continually assess processes for improvements and efficiencies.

  • Serves as resource for internal and external customers and liaison between technical and non-technical staff.

  • Participate in special projects as required.


  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in health informatics or related field preferred; plus 3-5 years related contract experience and/or training preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • 5+ years’ experience working with health services data for quality improvement, reporting or analytic purposes

  • Experience working with data elements, data definitions/dictionaries, user documentation, and data collection

  • 5+ years’ experience with project coordination

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including issue resolution, and conflict management.

  • Must have analytic capability.

  • High proficiency with MS Office applications (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

  • Work visa sponsorship will not be provided for this position

  • Experience with telecommuting, working from a home office

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience and proficiency with Visio and the production of diagrams and flows

  • Ability to coordinate team members and facilitate work.

  • Strong time management and organization skills.

  • Ability to operate with general direction/minimal supervision.

  • Demonstrated ability to produce results.

  • Ability to understand technical requirements of applications used in the data dissemination process.


  • 401K with company match

  • Challenging work

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

  • Rewards program for high-performing employees



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