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Analytics Professional, Informatics Analyst

Headquarters Office, Schenectady, New York, United States of America Req #231
Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Be a part of the transformation at MVP Health Care®. MVP Health Care is a nationally-recognized, regional not-for-profit health insurer. We care for more than 700,000 members across New York and Vermont and are powered by the ideas and energy of more than 1,700 employees. We employ talented people  with diverse backgrounds and experience—tech people, numbers people, even people people—to make health insurance more convenient, more supportive, and more personal. If you’re ready to join a thriving, mission-driven company where you can create your own opportunities—it’s time to make a healthy career move to MVP.

Professional, Informatics Analyst
Location: Schenectady
 
 Summary:


Be a part of the transformation at MVP Health Care®. MVP Health Care is a nationally-recognized, regional not-for-profit health insurer. We care for more than 700,000 members across New York and Vermont and are powered by the ideas and energy of more than 1,700 employees. We employ talented people  with diverse backgrounds and experience—tech people, numbers people, even people people—to make health insurance more convenient, more supportive, and more personal. If you’re ready to join a thriving, mission-driven company where you can create your own opportunities—it’s time to make a healthy career move to MVP.  

 

The primary responsibility of this role is to prepare ad-hoc analyses to support the development of business intelligence tools. Analyses involve independent structuring of a study, which includes initial evaluation of the request, extraction of data from a warehouse, and production of high quality, professional reports for distribution. Candidates must possess good analytical skills with a focus on meeting the expectations and requirements for any study. This is an opportunity to work in the dynamic area of big data in health care and bring innovative business intelligence products to life at an organization looking to evolve the way health plans care for their members.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct exploratory studies leveraging a wide variety of data sources, to identify information and insights that can drive business processes and decisions

  • Explore new data sources to determine valuable business applications

  • Produce analyses that support reporting development efforts

  • Evaluate reporting products against expectations

 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

 

Minimum Education:

Bachelor’s degree required.

 

Minimum Experience:

2 to 5 years of experience working with
healthcare data.

Minimum 2 years of experience developing
database driven projects using T-SQL.

Minimum 2 years of experience or education
training in statistical stratification, sampling, and cohort driven data modeling
and analysis.

 

Required Skills:

  • Knowledge of health plan-specific datasets (i.e. claims, eligibility, etc.) reporting /analytic uses (i.e. cost and utilization reporting, disease management, etc.) and terminology (i.e. PMPM, and per 1000 measures, diagnosis/procedure codes, episode groupers, risk adjustment, etc.) strongly preferred.

  • Demonstrated ability to identify the necessary data, prepare extracts, and analyze data to provide solutions required

  • SQL, R, Microsoft Excel/Access (advanced) or other programming language required; foundational understanding of relational database concepts and/or multi-dimensional models.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of personal computers, spreadsheet applications, SQL database tools

  • Experience with claims processing systems

  • Ability to interpret studies, present findings, and prepare supplemental drill down reports

  • Ability to prepare visual aids (charts, graphs) or summaries to assist with explanation of the findings

  • Ability to provide adequate documentation of how analysis was performed and be responsible for applying necessary checks and balances to ensure quality and accuracy of report

  • Ability to handle and manipulate large complex healthcare related datasets

  • Superior problem solving, analytic skills and an ability to analyze large volumes of data and identify trends and anomalies

  • Ability to work independently, as well as work effectively as a member of a team

  • Professionally skilled in personal presentation, verbal, and written communication

  • Ability to prioritize multiple assignments with attention to details and deadlines in a high volume environment

  • Proven ability to build relationships with business and technical partners to improve customer service and continuously improve project delivery

  • Must be self-motivated, proactive and able to work well under pressure

 

Preferred Skills:

  • Excellent working knowledge of data warehousing, data extraction, and standard query
         language for relational databases.
  • Health insurance or industry related experience
  • Medical Terminology knowledge


MVP Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (PDF). We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis, e.g., Pay Transparency (PDF), protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Any person with a disability needing special accommodations to the application process, please contact Human Resources at hr@mvphealthcare.com.

Other details

  • Job Family Informatics and Business Intelligence
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Headquarters Office, Schenectady, New York, United States of America