Senior Healthcare Analyst in Boston, MA at Beacon Health Options

Date Posted: 10/4/2019

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Job Description

Beacon is currently seeking a Senior Healthcare Analyst to join our team at our Boston, MA HQ office.

The Senior Healthcare Analyst within the Analytic Innovation Center performs in depth analyses exploring population health outcomes, quality of care, utilization and costs, as well as assessments of impacts of specific changes in interventions, products, policies or legislation.  The Senior Healthcare Analyst is responsible for building the datasets, coding the outcomes, performing statistical comparisons and presenting insights to clinical, network and regional business partners and executives.  These analyses utilize in house claims or case management data, as well as medical and pharmacy claims, public, vendor or other data sources.  The individual will be expected to lead the design and execution of datasets, analytic plans and dashboards to conduct analyses to support cross functional teams.  This individual is also responsible for easily communicating complex analytic findings and conclusions to business partners and executives who may not have a technical background.

What does a typical day look like?

  • Understand business partners’ goals regarding population health management, health and economic outcomes, quality of healthcare, and product design. Determine requirements and design analyses to drive insights for their decision making.
  • Extract, analyze, and interpret healthcare utilization and financial data per analytic plan utilizing software for data analysis, extraction, and manipulation (e.g. SAS, SQL), data visualization (e.g., Tableau, PowerBI) and analytic automation (e.g. scripting, macros).
  • Appropriately QA and document processes and findings.
  • Design and conduct evaluation studies to assess effectiveness of initiatives and new products
  • Present findings in best manner for end user- interactive dashboards, story boards or slide decks. Tell the story of the analysis and findings.
  • Effectively establish and maintain working relationships.
  • Serve as subject matter expert on one or more data and business areas.
  • Assist in developing long-term plans that will meet the analytical needs of the organization, and assist leadership in identifying opportunities to utilize data for better decision making.
  • As an experienced coder and analyst, train and mentor junior analytic staff members in best practices and analytic approaches.

What you Contribute?

Education: Bachelor's Degree Required. Graduate degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Epidemiology, Economics, Analytics, Public Health or related analytical discipline preferred. 

Licensure: N/A

Work Experience: 3-5 years of related experience 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • SAS, R or similar stats and modeling language
  • Tableau, PowerBi or similar dashboarding
  • SQL, SAS or similar querying language
  • MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project)
  • Analytical and problem-solving ability
  • Collaboration and team-oriented work philosophy

What Makes Us Different?

  • Here, it’s not just a job – it’s an opportunity to change lives.
  • Our employees are learners, innovators and original
  • Our mission and values guide the way we treat our members, providers and each other.

What We Have to Offer:

  • Healthcare benefits available starting day 1!
  • Health & wellbeing incentives, such as gym membership reimbursement
  • 401K with company match to help reach your future financial goals
  • Generous PTO, because we know life happens outside of work
  • Tuition reimbursement so you can keep reaching your fullest potential

If Beacon sounds like the place for you, what are you waiting for? Apply with us today to get started!

Beacon Health Options is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer as well as a Drug Free and Tobacco Free Work Environment. EOE/AA/M/F/Veterans/Disabled

At Beacon Health Options, our candidate's data privacy is a top priority. Our recruiting team conducts all communications using official company email (@BeaconHealthOptions.com). Only candidates who have applied for an open position through our Careers page (careers.beaconhealthoptions.com) will be engaged in our interview process. Beacon conducts all interviews in person or over the phone. At no time during the recruiting process will any Beacon recruiter request any financial or personally identifiable information from you.

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