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Data Analyst II in Newark, NJ at Beacon Health Options

Date Posted: 1/11/2019

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About The Position

We are currently seeking a detailed oriented and curious Healthcare Data Analyst to join our team at our office in Newark or Roseland, New Jersey! The Data Analyst will be responsible to perform a variety of analytical and reporting functions to support the Horizon Commercial and Horizon New Jersey Health Medicaid accounts. The candidate will work on a variety of projects to support claims-based data analysis (member and provider), provider outcome reporting, population health analysis, clinical outlier reporting, financial and utilization trend analysis.  A successful candidate must demonstrate strong organizational skills, attention to detail, curiosity to understand underlying causes, ability to create and conduct sophisticated spreadsheet analysis containing health care, quality and utilization data, create graphs to illustrate data and act with a sense of urgency when responding to requests.  This individual must be a self-starter to take initiative and be able to work independently to complete assignments.

Position Responsibilities:

* In depth familiarity with claims-based analysis and reporting to support account management, clinical and network functions in the areas of quality outcomes and cost of care.

* Data analysis, including both written analysis and graphical PowerPoint presentation of data.

* Data analysis evaluation and support for client projects and ad-hoc reports.

* Identify opportunities to improve quality and cost of care with multiple departments.

* Lead data research efforts, identify clinical and cost trends and evaluate outcomes of projects/pilots/programs.

* Assist in developing metrics to measure the outcomes of clinical, financial and provider focused  projects and develop return on investment (ROI) analysis

* Create financial forecasting and trend reports

* Proficient level of expertise in Microsoft Excel.

Position Requirements:

Education :  Bachelor’s degree required

Relevant Work Experience:

  • A minimum of five years of managing data analytics in the healthcare industry
  • Certification in project management (i.e. Six Sigma) and/or proven project management expertise.
  • Working a matrixed environment
  • Must have demonstrated past experience initiating activities, following up on tasks, providing direction to staff, meeting deadlines and provider proactive notification if problems or risks arise.
  • Must be highly organized, detail oriented, results oriented, self-starter with excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to proof work independently to develop accurate reports

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities :

  • Data Analysis
  • MS Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Collaboration and team-oriented work philosophy


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