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Kaiser Permanente

Post Date: March 1, 2024
Organization Name: Kaiser Permanente, Corona, CA
Posted by: Sudtida Satayathum – Manager, Risk Adjustment and Data Analytics
Job Title: Data Reporting and Analytics Consultant IV - Medicare, ACA, SQL, SAS
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Details from Kaiser Permanente

This is a remote position.

Candidates MUST reside in the following states: CO, CA, OR, WA, HI, GA, DC, MD, VA.
(Prefer candidates residing in CO or the West Coast)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Background in Medicare and/or ACA risk adjustment highly preferred.
  • Minimum of eight years of experience in health plans/health care field, preferably in analytics and claims data.
  • SQL and SAS proficiency (minimum of six years).
  • Excellent communication (spoken and written) and presentation skills.
  • Master's degree in Statistics/Biostatistics, Public health, Data Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Social/Physical/Life Science, Business, or related field. In lieu of Master’s degree, Bachelor’s degree and 10 years’ similar experience required.
  • Business analytics experience (i.e., ad hoc data analysis to identify drivers of trends and quantify impact).
  • Must be comfortable with ambiguity and be able to proactively seek out solutions.

Job Summary:

This individual contributor is primarily responsible for driving strategic data-informed decisions, gathering data and information on targeted variables in an established systematic fashion, preparing data for analytic efforts, and interpreting data analyses. This position executes creative data analytic approaches leading to actionable outcomes, develops, implements, and automates business and reporting solutions, and develops analytical and/or statistical models enabling informed business decisions.

The lead analytic consultant in Medicare/ACA risk adjustment will serve as an analytical resource to internal/external customers. This position functions both as a risk adjustment consultant and as a high-level data analyst, utilizing data mining tools, such as SQL or SAS, to extract, transform and analyze health care data (e.g., Clarity, CDW, Medicare) to provide data-driven insights to best address customer’s needs. This position is also responsible for communicating results and methodologies to non-technical audiences. 

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Practices self-development and promotes learning in others by proactively providing information, resources, advice, and expertise with coworkers and customers; building relationships with cross-functional stakeholders; influencing others through technical explanations and examples; adapting to competing demands and new responsibilities; listening and responding to, seeking, and addressing performance feedback; providing feedback to others; creating and executing plans to capitalize on strengths and develop weaknesses; supporting team collaboration; and adapting to and learning from change, difficulties, and feedback.
  • Completes work assignments and supports business-specific projects by applying expertise in subject area; supporting the development of work plans to meet business priorities and deadlines; ensuring team follows all procedures and policies; coordinating resources to accomplish priorities and deadlines; collaborating cross-functionally to make effective business decisions; solving complex problems; escalating high priority issues or risks as appropriate; and recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities.
  • Executes creative data analytic approaches leading to actionable outcomes by defining and calculating metrics to be analyzed; defining, calculating, and validating algorithms; and conducting analyses, including descriptive, correlational, inferential, and/or predictive statistics.
  • Develops, implements, and automates business and reporting solutions by working with stakeholders in their design, planning, and implementation while ensuring consistency and coherency; evaluating and summarizing data and results; creating summary statistics; developing data reports, visualizations, and/or interactive Business Intelligence (BI) reports; reporting to stakeholders on key findings; identifying needs for the development and implementation of additional reporting solutions; and preparing documentation as appropriate.
  • Interprets data analyses by applying findings to contextual settings; and developing insights, reports, and presentations telling a compelling story to stakeholders to enable and influence decision making; and providing context related to data interpretations and/or limitations as appropriate.
  • Drives strategic data-informed decisions by consulting with clients to identify and clarify key business needs; developing outcomes and process measures; translating business requirements; determining data/information needs and data collection methods; developing analysis plans; measuring the impact of business decisions on clients, customers, and/or members; working with clients and staff to identify opportunities and methods to improve efficiencies with analysis; supporting and training end-users; and documenting processes and deliverables.
  • Gathers data and information on targeted variables in an established systematic fashion by validating data sources; querying, merging, and extracting data across sources; completing routine data refresh and update; developing and/or delivering tools for electronic data collection; and providing user training, support, and documentation.
  • Develops analytical and/or statistical models enabling informed business decisions by determining data and analytical requirements; creating models leading to actionable insights; and testing, refining, and validating models.
  • Prepares data for analytic efforts by integrating and consolidating data; ensuring data quality and accuracy; profiling data inaccuracies and recommending process improvements or system changes to enhance overall quality of the data; and cleaning and creating final data set(s) for analysis.

The Southeast Permanente Medical Group

Post Date: February 20, 2024
Organization Name: Southeast Permanente Medical Group, Atlanta, GA
Posted by: Jeff Bale – Manager, Clinical Operations Analytics
Job Title: Consultant Bus Intelligence Analytics
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Details from Southeast Permanente Medical Group

Kaiser Permanente / The Southeast Permanente Medical Group, (TSPMG) is happy to announce a remote, full-time opening for a Consultant, Business Intelligence Analytics role. This individual is responsible for leading the analytical functions specific to one of the following business functional areas: Clinical/Hospital Operations, Member Experience, and Quality. The Consultant will work with Business Owners, Project Managers, and other "Requesters" of data to translate requests into clear and actionable conclusions. This involves many responsibilities including the facilitation of tasks to understand the objectives of the business owner, retrieval of data, organization of data into information, interpretation of data and its meaning and the conclusion of business directives derived from the analytical activities. Additionally, the Consultant must manage multiple analytical requests at one time. Specific responsibilities of the Consultant include but may not be limited to: Act in a coaching / mentoring role for Analysts and/or Data Delivery Specialists. Oversee analytical and reporting services within his/ her scope of work. Serve as a data Subject Matter Expert (SME) to consult with business owners on the data itself. Support departments and interdisciplinary groups by facilitating the acquisition of data and information needed to drive Regional and operational decision making and process improvements. Actively participate as a project team member. Obtain, analyze, organize, and interpret data into actionable findings, recommendations, and conclusions. Facilitate report production or data process development required to meet business needs. Maintain a broad spectrum of knowledge regarding business processes and the underlying systems and data sources that support these processes.

The ideal candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in Information Systems, Business, Statistical, Accounting, Management or related field, and also 6 years of related work experience (i.e. in a reporting and analytical environment, preferably in healthcare).

Minimum Education and/or Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience with SQL data manipulation
  • 5+ years of managing analytical requests, creating analytical solutions, establishing analytical standards and metrics, and communicating insights to senior leaders, operational leaders, and other analysts
  • 5+ years using analytical tools such as Tableau, PowerBI, Python and R to produce actionable insights to answer business questions
  • Understanding of medical terminology including diagnosis codes and procedure codes
  • Experience translating front end workflows into data requirements. Ability to interpret end user needs into actionable and accurate reports.
  • Excellent in critical thinking, analytical, and excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work within a team and cross functional teams
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication and effective interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work directly with various levels of leadership and bring high priority projects to a successful result.
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision.

Preferred Education and/or Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in Information Systems, Business, Statistical, Accounting, Management or related field
  • Epic certification in Clarity or Cogito
  • Knowledge of healthcare industry, especially healthcare Clinical/Hospital Operations, Member Experience, or Quality analytics