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Healthcare Analyst

Eagan, Minnesota
Req ID: R0003557 Career Area: Government Markets Date Posted: 05/26/2023
About Blue Cross

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota is one of the most recognized and trusted health care brands in the world with 2.5 million members. We’re committed to reinventing health care to improve health for our members and the community. We hope you'll join us.

Job Description

How Is This Role Important to Our Work?

This position is responsible for chipping in 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 sophisticated data, and produce and present significant and defensible results, including the identification of success factors and barriers, improvement opportunities, proposing solutions, and advising strategic decisions. Areas of focus in the department include but are not limited to provider, health management, quality, product development and client/member analytics.

A Day in the Life:

  • Uses databases for analysis and dissemination of information.
  • Performs sophisticated 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.
  • Implements improvements to process, analysis, and research methods.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • May represent the division on corporate projects and may have leadership roles on these teams.
  • Independently leads issues that may arise on multiple tasks or projects with limited management involvement.
  • Acts as a resource for other members of the department and company on business issues and may be responsible for training and mentorship of other employees.

Required Skills and Experiences:

  • Bachelors degree in related field, with 3+ years of related professional experience. All proven experience including work, education, transferable skills, and military experience will be considered.
  • Knowledge of managed care and health care claims
  • 1 years experience using programming and statistical software (e.g., SQL, Python, SAS, R), use of various databases and other data sources, and performing analytics.
  • Solid understanding with data visualization tool (e.g., PowerBI, QuickSight, Tableau, etc)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft software applications such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access.
  • Ability to perform and interpret a variety of statistical analyses.
  • Proven track record to evaluate and interpret sophisticated data.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritise 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 sophisticated 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.

Nice to Have:

  • Master's degree.
  • Experiences with provider analytics
  • Knowledge of AWS toolset

Make A Difference

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, gender expression, or any other legally protected characteristic.

Reasonable Accommodation for Job Seekers with a Disability: If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to

All roles require a high school diploma (or equivalency) and legal authorization to work in the U.S.

Blue Cross® and Blue Shield® of Minnesota and Blue Plus® are nonprofit independent licensees of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.
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