Data Analyst III (Healthcare Analytics)

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Published: November 14, 2019
Location
Saint Louis, Missouri
Job Type
Salary
Based on experience

Description

Job description
Position Purpose: The Data Analyst (Healthcare Analytics) will have the opportunity to make a significant impact through the discovery, development, and implementation of leading-edge analytics that answer important business questions. The analyst will collaborate with key corporate and health plan business partners for the purpose of identifying and delivering robust reporting and analytics capabilities to drive improved business performance.

Interpret and analyze data from multiple sources including claims, provider, member, and encounters data. Identify and assess the business impact of trends

Develop, maintain, and troubleshoot complex scripts and reports developed using SQL, Microsoft Excel, or other analytics tools

Contribute to the planning and execution of large-scale projects with limited direction from leadership

Assist in the design, testing, and implementation of process enhancements and identify opportunities for automation

Identify and perform root-cause analysis of data irregularities and present findings and proposed solutions to leadership and/or customers

Manage multiple, variable tasks and data review processes with limited supervision within targeted timelines and thrive in a demanding, quickly changing environment

Apply expertise in quantitative analysis, data mining, and the presentation of data to see beyond the numbers and understand how customers interact with analytic products

Partner cross-functionally at all levels of the organization and effectively, both verbally and visually, communicate findings and insights to non-technical business partners

Independently engage with customers and business partners to gather requirements and validate results

Communicate and present data-driven insights and recommendations to both internal and external stakeholders, soliciting and incorporating feedback when required

Provide technical guidance to junior analysts

Ad hoc analytics for network optimization

Qualifications:

Education/Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in business, economics, statistics, mathematics, actuarial science, public health, health informatics, healthcare administration, finance or related field or equivalent experience. Master's degree preferred. 4+ years of experience working with large databases, data verification, and data management. Healthcare analytics experience preferred. Ability to integrate, validate, and reconcile data from multiple sources as well as design and construct analysis tools that extract, prepare, analyze, and store/present results to support business needs. Knowledge of query development using SQL or other coding languages. Knowledge of basic statistical, analytical, or data mining techniques including basic data modeling, trend analysis, and root-cause analysis preferred. Working knowledge of analytical tools, including R, Python, SAS, ArcGIS, QGIS, Microstrategy, Tableau, Hadoop, or related tools preferred. Working knowledge of relational databases preferred. Working knowledge of automation capabilities such as batch processes, stored procedures, scripting languages, Microstrategy, or other tools preferred.

Experience in provider contracting, claims pricing, financial reporting/analysis, data modeling, statistical modeling, data science, or geospatial/reimbursement analysis preferred. Experience with report/dashboard development, data/report automation, self-service capabilities, data design and integration, or data quality and governance preferred

Employee Status:
Regular

Job Level:
Staff

Job Type:
Regular

Is Relocation Available?
No

Are you open to sponsorship?
No

This position is:
New Position

Is there a possibility to work remote?
No

Is there equity?
No

Are there flexible work hours?
No

Does this position have direct reports?
No

Describe how this position fits in your organization.
Sr. DA position required to support corporate healthcare analytics team. Currently understaffed and need to fill as soon as possible.

What are the 3-4 non-negotiable requirements on this position?
4+ years of large database experience High proficiency with SQL or other comparable databases Data visualization and presentation skills

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