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Healthcare Analyst Sr Job

Date: Feb 22, 2019

Location: Eagan, Minnesota, US, 55122

Company: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota

About Blue Cross



At Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, we are developing industry-leading strategies every day that make a healthy difference in people’s lives. Blue Cross has a legacy of improving health through innovation because we believe that everyone should have the opportunity to live the healthiest life possible. Chartered in 1933 as the state’s first health plan, we’ve been serving the health care needs of Minnesotans for more than 80 years.



Blue Cross supports you with competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package. Many Employee Resource Groups are active in the company, promoting inclusion and helping us meet the diverse needs of our workforce and our members. Join us, and enjoy a work environment where all employees are respected and valued — a workplace honored with a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index for 2017. Find your place at a company that cares.



 


Description Summary

This position is responsible for contributing to and supporting the strategic needs of the company through the application of analytics to diverse business questions and initiatives. The position will work closely with coworkers and internal business partners to clarify requirements, analyze complex data, and produce and present meaningful and defensible results, including the identification of success factors and barriers, improvement opportunities, proposing solutions, and informing strategic decisions. Areas of focus in the department include but are not limited to provider, health management, quality, product development and client/member analytics.


Accountabilities


  1. Uses databases for analysis and dissemination of information.

  2. Performs complex analysis of data. Researches, analyzes data, applies statistical methods when appropriate, and provides interpretation of outcomes. Identifies issues to be researched, determining affected areas, estimating the impact and contributing to the resolution.

  3. Implements improvements to process, analysis, and research methods.

  4. Works with principal positions and management to understand and interpret the impacts to cost and quality of proposals using relevant data sources and analytic methods.

  5. Assists in the implementation of new products and systems by providing actionable information and recommendations that evaluate the impact of the proposed products and systems.

  6. May represent the division on corporate projects and may have leadership roles on these teams.

  7. Independently manages issues that may arise on multiple tasks or projects with limited management involvement.

  8. Acts as a resource for other members of the department and company on business issues and may be responsible for training and guidance of other employees.


Requirements


  • Bachelor's degree in related field, with 5 years related job experience, or 9 years job related experience in lieu of a degree or a Master's degree and 3 year's of relevant experience.

  • 2 years experience using programming and statistical software (e.g., SAS), use of various databases and other data sources, and performing analytics.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft software applications such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access.

  • Ability to perform and interpret a variety of statistical analyses.

  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate and interpret complex data.

  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks with competing priorities.

  • Demonstrated problem solving skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and with an ability to interpret and communicate analytical information to individuals and groups with varying levels of analytics expertise in a clear and concise manner.

  • Demonstrated ability to present complex results and conclusions to non-technical audiences and to senior decision-makers.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and in a team setting with individuals having diverse professional backgrounds including business, technical, and/or clinical.


Preferred Requirements


  • Master's degree preferred.

  • Knowledge of managed care and health care claims preferred.


FLSA Status

Exempt

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer that values diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other legally protected characteristic.



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Thank you for your interest in Blue Cross. Be part of a company that lets you be you — and make a healthy difference in people’s lives every day



Blue Cross is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer that values diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other legally protected characteristic.



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